News

Let’s burn some rubber

Ah, the bounced check notice. There's nothing like coming off the road to find one - or more - such love notes from your bank waiting ...

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The ultra-lowdown

New ultra-low sulfur diesel is coming to a pump near you. It'll cost slightly more, with slightly lower fuel economy, but it'll run cl...

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Company man

1952: Born in Wheeling, W.Va. 1970: Graduated high school in Barnesville, Ohio. 1970-72: Attended Belmont Technical College in St. Cla...

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Industry news

FMCSA WANTS ON-BOARD RECORDERS FOR SERIOUS HOURS VIOLATORS Federal regulations proposed Jan. 11 would require truck and bus com...

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Industry news

FREIGHTLINER TO USE SCR FOR 2010 United States, said Chris Patterson, president and CEO of Freightliner Trucks. The SCR usa...

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A clean sweep

With new materials and new designs, windshield wipers are providing better visibility in rain and snow. Most owner-op...

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Louisville Slugger

They may be "bad to the bone," but George Thorogood and the Destroyers will sound good to truckers relaxing after a full day at the Mi...

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Stop and swap

Tire rotation requires only minor, infrequent downtime, but pays big dividends. During the 15-plus years Jim Green ha...

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Remote control

Internet kiosks, such as this one at an Alabama Flying J, allow truckers to conduct online banking while on the road. ...

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News from the fleets

GREATWIDE INTRODUCES INSURANCE PROGRAM Greatwide Logistics Services' new insurance program for its owner-operators offers $1 m...

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