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Calendar-Bound

Rusty Wyrick, accompanied by his girlfriend Tina Lomax, remade show truck Gone with the Wind with New Orleans-themed murals and details....

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Licensed To Kill

The statistic is oft-repeated within the trucking industry: seven out of 10 fatal accidents between a commercial truck and a passenger vehicle...

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Products for Owner-Operators

IN-CAB WORKOUT Truck Gym, a new in-cab exercise device, uses a steel frame that can be adjusted so that it can be assembled a...

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Finishing touches

Robots like this one at a Peterbilt plant reduce the cost and weight of the finish by applying a more even and consistent layer than wou...

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New products

Reefer trailer control Thermo King's new SB+ line of reefer trailer temperature control units includes the SB-110+, SB-210+ an...

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Silver linings

Linda Longton Editor "Things are not going well for our industry and we face some awfully tough times in the near ...

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Climbing Out

Independents suffer the worst as economic slowdown drags owner-operator income into the pit. Jerry Bley parked his 1...

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Tough Enough

THE PRIZE PATROL As the Truckload Carriers Association's 2002 Independent Contractor of the Year, Carol Ann Schlussler receives a 20...

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Persistent Dedication

Richard Gillispie Family: Wife of 45 years, Pat Rig: 1996 Peterbilt 377 Career: 48 years Freight...

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Swede 16

Volvo's D16C, available in Europe, has ratings of 550 hp and 610 hp. Volvo plans to introduce a more powerful engine...

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