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Inside the things of your world: Tires

It takes a lot more than rubber to make the 120-pound flexible containers of compressed air that keep you rolling safely and comfortably. Bene...

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Playing the Odds

Ken England, leased to Landstar System, admits that "you can 'insurance yourself' to death." You might think the 54-year-old, who owns pol...

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Keep your cool

Every truck owner has faced flipping on the cab air conditioner the first warm day of spring and feeling little or no cool air. Following a fe...

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Pulse: Several moves ahead

Slide the $787 billion stimulus package under a microscope, but you won't find any of its countless line items funneling cash to owner-operat...

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Gauges: Numbers that affect and reflect your business

Diesel Prices National average: $2.31 Diesel prices began the year on a rebound, despite an 8 pe...

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Courting your next carrier

Signing on with a carrier is similar to getting married: You should know the carrier well before you commit. Just as it is in matrimony, dissa...

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LogBook

The longtime truck driver shortage has gone away, but will return, perhaps as early as next year, according to the American Trucking Associati...

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Dollars&Sense: When the going gets tough…

You know the next part: The tough get going. Understanding that statement has never been more important. I've owned trucks for 23 years and I...

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Speakout: The Voive of the American Trucker

REFLECTIONS MEMORABLE HAULS Owner-operator JOHNNY SHERRILL, of Jacksonville, Fla., says parachuting in the Army's 82nd Airborn...

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Fleet Focus – March 20091

Con-way announces Drivers of the Year Joplin, Mo.-based truckload carrier Con-way Truckload inducted Drivers of the Year into the f...

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