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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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The Real Highway Hazard

Congratulations. You and your fellow truck drivers are delivering the nation's goods more safely than ever before. Fatalities involvin...

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Do you think the economy’s picking up?

DONALD WILDER Tuscaloosa, Ala. Tuscaloosa County "Yes. There are more trucks on the roads." D...

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Is road rage getting better or worse?

LARUE FORD South Bend, Ind. CX Roberson "Cell phones, computers and TVs in cars are making people mess up. And mistake...

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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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Never Compromise. Cummins 2017 Heavy-Duty Engines.

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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Guitar man, take 2

Cliff Douglas doesn't call himself "Guitar Man" on the CB for nothing. The 49-year-old former long-haul driver, based near Vail, Colo...

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