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Strength in numbers

Small fleet owner-operators have a big choice: Go independent, or lease to a larger carrier. Those who lease their trucks receive overa...

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Letters to the Editor

Driver brings supplies, hope to storm victims I am a police officer with the city of Gonzales, La., 40 miles outside New Orlean...

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Going green

Most domestic biodiesel is made from soybeans, but sunflowers, rapeseed and other stocks are also used. Biodiesel has...

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Play your cards right

YOU GOTTA KNOW WHEN THEY'LL HOLD 'EM When a debit card is used to initiate a purchase whose final bill can't be determined im...

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Why tamper with success?

TEST UNIT SPECS Tractor dry weight: 18,370 lbs. Wheelbase: 273 in. BBC: 131 in. Engine: 550-hp Cummins ISX Transmission: Ful...

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Mile markers of success

Independent Henry Albert has at least two signs that he's doing something right: steady customers and a home approaching a half-millio...

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Berth right

"Customers, frankly, don't know what's about to hit them," Jim O'Neal, president and CEO of Springfield, Mo.-based O&S Trucking, t...

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Smashing images

It's no secret that the trucker stereotype has been fading for years. A woman climbing out of a cab no longer draws stares. Radios are...

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Letters to the editor

Golf ball balancing advocate takes a swing at 'myth' report Whoa, not so fast. Golf balls, ball bearings and marbles will, in...

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Stuck on trucking

The shared love of the industry that binds TCA's winning contractor and his wife proves to be a formula for success. ...

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