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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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Drivetrain care

When replacing a clutch requires removing the transmission for access, it can be a costly job. Starting in the right gear can multiply t...

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Industry news

DIESEL FLIRTS WITH $3 AGAIN At press time, the national average retail price of a gallon of diesel had increased seven weeks in...

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Sharing the road

FAMILY: Wife, Amanda; daughters, Katie, 17, Hannah, 16 RIG: 2006 Freightliner Columbia CAREER: 13 years in trucking, five years as an...

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Trucker of the year, senator rub shoulders in Playboy

Ted Chapman In the August issue of Playboy, documentary filmmaker Eugene Jarecki asks 16 Americans, ranging from U.S...

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A growing footprint

Wide singles have been slow to catch on among owner-operators, but their fuel-saving advantages open the door for more sales. ...

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Letters to the editor

THE INDUSTRY'S REAL REASON FOR PUSHING SPEED LIMITERS The movement for speed limiters was started in Canada by the Ontario Tru...

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What would it take for you to haul in Iraq?

KEN DILLION Brookhaven, Miss. Wal-Mart and Cheetah "If they could guarantee my safety, I would go." SHANE SMI...

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Industry news

FEDS FORECAST CHEAPER DIESEL The U.S. Department of Energy's updated long-term forecast predicts crude oil prices more than $2...

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