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Music to Your Ears

Tom Puza, chief engineer audio systems at Delphi Corp., says there are usually two levels of sound systems offered in OEM trucks, "base" and...

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Used Trucks: Getting Financed

While lenders recover from the easy-money days of the 1990s, it helps to have good credit. ...

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October 2002

TIME TO TRADE One might not be as valuable as a vintage Mickey Mantle, but then jocks chewing tobacco never looked good in chrome, ...

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Surviving Roadside Inspections

Can your truck pass an inspection, driver? Every time? There are some simple guidelines that will help you can pass any one of the appro...

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VN Again

The VN780 has a 50 percent wheel cut and a new type of clutch. Volvo VN780 HP 500 ISX Cummins* Torque 1850 Axle ratio ...

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A True Gentleman

Asked to write a column in memory of our good friend and leader Pettus Randall, I wondered what words would be a fitting tribute. Then, going ...

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A Life on the Road

Sonny Wagner plans to visit many of the places he went while trucking but never had the chance to see. What would you...

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Proud Parents

Manufacturers take varied approaches on warranties to calm fears and to get the new engines off and running. Engine m...

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

October 2002

YELLOW DRIVER NAMED GRAND CHAMPION James March, a Yellow Transportation driver based in Lancaster, Pa., is the 2002 Grand Champion o...

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Stricter CDL Rule Goes Into Effect Sept. 30

CDL holders can be disqualified for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in a personal vehicle. Changes to...

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