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Linda Longton, Editor llongton@rrpub.com Safety advocates say failing to make ...

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Biography honors two ramblin’ men

Paul Hemphill's new Hank Williams biography, Lovesick Blues (Viking, $23.95), is partially a tribute to Hemphill's...

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A better mousetrap

"I have been idle-free for the last five years," says Robert Jordan, with the pride of a man who's kicked a bad habit and has no int...

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Super sleepers

The Ringelstetters' kitchenette includes a large refrigerator/freezer, regular and convection microwaves, a two-burner electric stove, ...

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Up and running

You can't avoid the expense of service and repair, but routine, comprehensive PM does wonders for your budget. Th...

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News from the fleets

CARRIERS INCREASE COMPENSATION Several carriers announced pay hikes for owner-operators and company drivers. All Freight Syste...

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Ambushed trucker: ‘I can’t say that I killed anyone’

"Without these truckers, the war would be lost in a week," writes Gerald Schumacher, a retired U.S. Army Special F...

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Count before you jump

There's been a weird thing going on: Owner-operators are driving fewer miles but making a lot more money. Back in 2003, the typical ow...

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Back to the future

Designed to haul standardized containers, the experimental Bison Bullet was developed by General Motors in 1964. It featured electronic ...

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New products

Slack adjuster Velvac's heavy-duty manual slack adjuster features bronze bushings and is designed to withstand 22,000 inch-poun...

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