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Marketplace – December 20081

International hybrid truck Navistar's new International DuraStar Hybrid tractor saves 20-25 percent on fuel on city pickups an...

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Three wise men

Brad Holthaus Publisher Successful owner-operators are a special breed. And those who thrive in this economic clim...

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Road To Riches

James E. Olsen saves money in restaurants by using coupons and sneaking in his own soft drinks. Every year, Ben and M...

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Johnny-on-the-spot

Home: Patriot, Ohio Family: Wife Catherine, Three children, three grandchildren Rig: 1994 Kenworth W900L Career: 25 years Accident-f...

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Independence Day

Getting your own authority means greater risk--and possibly greater awards. Do you have what it takes to go it on your own? ...

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Big Rig Rollers

Casinos are luring drivers off the road not only with games, but with amenities that used to be found only at truck stops. ...

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Skeletor Lives!

Family: Wife, Judy; two children from another marriage. Rig: 2005 Freightliner Classic XL Career: 25 years commercially, full time for...

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Tighten Up

Under the new securement regulations, (bottom) it is no longer legal to have tie-downs on the outside of the rub rail. ...

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A Long Two Days

Carroll Benn, who is leased to Dart Transit, has driven more than 3 million accident-free miles. For a man who turned...

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Your Unpaid Job

Should you notice a blitz of inspections for three days this month, don't be alarmed. It's just the Commercial Vehicle Safety Allianc...

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