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Avoiding an electrical meltdown

This Volvo D16 engine has a state-of-the-art pad-type mount for the alternator. It also has an automatic tensioner. T...

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Jawbreaker

John Newsom stands with his traveling partner, Nadine. John Newsom got his nickname, Jawbreaker, during his days as a...

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Retread value

Max Heine The idea that a retread is far inferior to a new tire is a bit like Bigfoot - some people don't believe in...

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Ditch The Log Books

How often do you use toothpicks to keep your sleepy eyes open while driving? I hope never. But when it comes to managing fatigue, tooth...

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News From The Fleets

BUSKE RECEIVES FORD AWARD Buske Lines Inc. received the Ford Q1 Award. The Q1 Program is Ford's Transportation Supplier Qualit...

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The Owner-Operator Solution

Remember the driver shortage? It was quite the buzz until things went south in 2000. Now, industry experts say, it's coming back as th...

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Texas-Sized Show

Saturday's Tracy Byrd concert will be sponsored by Volvo Trucks North America. GREAT AMERICAN TRUCKING SHOW DATES: Sept. 2...

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National’s Treasures

DOYLE AND CATHY BRUCE HOME: Scott City, Mo. FAMILY: Two sons, one daughter, three granddaughters LEASED T...

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New Advantage When Spec’ing a Cummins SmartAdvantage™ Powertrain

Fleet Focus – December 2008

Landstar System has recognized 18 owner-operators as Roadstars, its lifetime achievement award: James Basham, Wayne Bennett, Lynn Caban...

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Joy ride

Linda Longton Editor You see them at truck stops, rest areas and gracing the pages of Overdrive: big, burly men wit...

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