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CARB provides more funding

The agency allocated an additional $8 million in compliance assistance funding for retrofits and new truck purchases.

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Dollars and Sense

Dollars and Sense

Over 90 percent of the U.S. population is not financially independent at retirement. Follow theses steps to put your self in the other 10 percent.

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Trucker of the Month

Trucker of the Month

Independent Tim Costen holds out for the best rates and delivers service that's worth it.

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A Closer Look

A Closer Look

Key ingredients in facial dermabrasion peels, popular among beauty die-hards, are also active in leading polishes for chrome, aluminum and stainless.

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Beyond the Rate

Beyond the Rate

Many owner-operators at times depend on brokers, yet brokers appear to hold the upper hand when negotiating loads and rates.

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Feature Article: Maximum exposure

Feature Article: Maximum exposure

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s new Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 seeks to change the model for compliance from a sort of housecleaning approach tied to compliance reviews to one that uses real-time, on-the-road inspection results to determine carrier and, eventually, driver safety scores.

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Pulse

Pulse

The trucking industry's issues percolating now, especially in the regulatory arena, promise to make 2010 a more tumultuous one than most.

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Truck Gallery

Truck Gallery

A 1996 Peterbilt 379, a 2007 International, a 2007 Western Star 4900ex, a 2007 Peterbilt and a 1996 Kenworth are among the featured trucks.

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Owner-Operator Almanac 2010

Owner-Operator Almanac 2010

The Overdrive 2010 Owner-Operator Almanac offers maintenance tips and schedules, important dates and useful information to keep you ahead of the curve on what it takes to run a successful owner-operator business.

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Smart Driving: Preventing slips and falls

Smart Driving: Preventing slips and falls

Safety experts say preventing injuries on the job requires education, demonstration of how to do things right and continuous follow-up to reinforce proper techniques and habits.

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