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New Products For The Owner-Operator

PISTON PULLING TOOL The Scott Piston Puller helps to eliminate the possibility of internal engine damage during piston removal...

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In With The New

When the clock strikes midnight on Jan. 4, ending the 70-year-old hours-of-service rule, owner-operator Monty Rhoades won't be among t...

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A penny saved is

Max Heine (800) 633-5953, Ext. 1038 mheine@rrpub.com When your wheels are t...

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Overdrive Pride & Polish: The heat is on

Jeff Botelho's Peterbilt 379 tied with the Brinkers' Freightliner Classic XL for Best of Show Working Bobtail. ...

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Designer tires

This diagram shows how many belt layers and other features it takes to make up a modern heavy truck tire. Each layer has its own rubber ...

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Sticking to What Works

MIKE HARPER HOME: Decatur, Ga. FAMILY: Wife Willena, daughter Michelle LEASED TO: Morgan Southern in Co...

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Perseverance Pays

MARGARET "PEGGY" BALLINGER FAMILY: Five sons, 12 grandchildren LEASED TO: Yellowstone 2000 in Coeur d'Alene,...

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Volvo VN780: Brawny Beauty

In replacing the VN770 with the VN780 last year, Volvo restyled the exterior to provide a more masculine, aggressive stance without sacrificin...

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Tipping The Scales: Time To Trade In And Trade Up With Cummins ISX15 SmartAdvantage.

Upscale LTL

An Ohio independent finds Freightliner's premium owner-operator truck fits hi niche well. In his 28-year career, Rus...

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How To Boost CB Output

Truck cabs are sprouting an increasing number of antennas. Ideally, a CB antenna should be mounted at least 30 inches from others. ...

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