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Perseverance Pays

MARGARET "PEGGY" BALLINGER FAMILY: Five sons, 12 grandchildren LEASED TO: Yellowstone 2000 in Coeur d'Alene,...

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Volvo VN780: Brawny Beauty

In replacing the VN770 with the VN780 last year, Volvo restyled the exterior to provide a more masculine, aggressive stance without sacrificin...

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Upscale LTL

An Ohio independent finds Freightliner's premium owner-operator truck fits hi niche well. In his 28-year career, Rus...

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How To Boost CB Output

Truck cabs are sprouting an increasing number of antennas. Ideally, a CB antenna should be mounted at least 30 inches from others. ...

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Tire PM

Tires do not live by tread alone, but by other basic preventive maintenance practices that can extend their lives, minimize downtime and...

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Celebrate your independence

Linda Longton Editor On July 4th we celebrated our nation's freedom from foreign tyranny. The personal freedoms th...

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News from the fleets

Central Hauling awarded owner-operator Ernest Knowles the keys to a refurbished truck for his successful participation in the carrier'...

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Think before you jump

Brad Holthaus Publisher Trucking is often a leading indicator of the economy. That seems to have been the case wit...

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Fighting Fatigue

With the right planning and practices you can work around being too tired to work. Harvey Runyan was in cruise co...

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What do you think about split speed limits?

PHILLIP LEE Troy, Ala. Wilburn Transport "They're a bad idea. There's no safety involved with it. When a vehicle beh...

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