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Long-haul ‘Cadillac’

The Petersons' International 9900ix took Second Place in Conventional Bobtail 2005-Newer at the 2006 Pride & Polish. ...

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News from the fleets

SAIA CUTS TRANSIT TIMES, BUILDS IN HOUSTON Saia Inc. has reduced transit times from key terminals to its Southern California fa...

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The not-so-rubber duck

Christmas-list item No. 1: Billings Artworks (www.billingsartworks.com...

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Haul, then haul

A technician remounts a clutch - typical of what would happen when overhauling a clutch or transmission, or even when installing a new o...

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News from the fleets

ACQUISITIONS Brown Transfer of Kearney, Neb., will buy Eastern Plains Express of Denver and use it to expand service at its Den...

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How To: Maintain batteries

Despite improvements in manufacturing and materials, it's important to stay on top of your batteries' condition to prevent premature f...

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Do you plan to take any vacation time this summer?

KENNETH BRADING New Washington, Ind. Deer Run Trucking "No, I don't have time for that." WILLIE FELTON Elizabe...

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GPS for less

Once a high-priced luxury, GPS units for truckers are more affordable and functional than ever. The road to affordabl...

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Aces of eight

Fuel-saving owner-operators tell how they did it. "Fuel economy is money in my back pocket," says owner-operator Br...

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‘Always on alert’

These M915A3s are heavily modified Freightliners. Spc. Richard Baugh still gets nervous when he nears bridges or ove...

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