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Star of Texas

"I like being an owner-operator because I like to drive what I want to drive," says Wayne Lowe, an Arlington, Texas-based owner-operator who...

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Starting Line

Before you dive into independence as an owner-operator, take time to assess your experience, finances, dedication and skills Loo...

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Sound Choices

A good sound system can make time out on the road more pleasant. Glen English, the store manager of Joplin, Mo.-based 4 State Tr...

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Doing Double Duty – by Kay Bell

A plea for IRL and NASCAR to settle their differences over the biggest weekend in racing Brian and Tony, stop it! Stop it rig...

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Beginning With a Bang

Life on the road starts at the next exit "The single, blinding release of pure energy over Hiroshima, Japan, on August 6, 194...

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Lifestyles of the Odd and Shameless

Dear Carolyn, I'm writing in response to your request to send in odd sights seen from the cab. Like most long-time truckers, there's not mu...

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Weighty Issue

Bigger tractor-trailers may have some advantages, but what's in it for you? Dueling proposals concerning heavier tractor-...

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New Freightliner Powertrain Feature

Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) has introduced the availability of the Vehicle Acceleration Rate Management System (VARMS) and ...

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Lay Off the 'Dirt Bag' Talk

This is in response to the January letter to the editor about "dirt bag" truckers. I feel the entire article is offensive to the vast majori...

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FLEET INSIDER

West Side Transport names 2008 winner West Side Transport recently named Dave Fleming its 2008 Driver of the Year. Fleming, of...

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