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Speakout – June 2009

Send a letter to the editor of Overdrive: E-mail Overdrive editor The choices between job and ...

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Renewed retreads

The same research and development that keeps new tires ever more durable and fuel-efficient is being introduced to retreads more quickly than ...

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Pulse – June 2009

Karl Marx prophesied that capitalism would be swept into the "ashcan of history." To hear some tell it, owner-operators are already in the d...

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MarketPlace

Crane dolly The redesigned Aspen 40-Ton 5-axle crane dolly features a moving carriage, both vertical and lateral greasable rollers and...

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LogBook

Industry debates bigger trucks The battle over whether federal laws should expand truck weights and lengths or keep the present limita...

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Fleet Focus – June 2009

Greatwide selects Owner-Operator of the Year Greatwide Dedicated Transport selected Artie Fry as its 2008 Owner-Operator of the Year...

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Gauges – June 2009

Diesel Prices National average: $2.22 Diesel prices at mid-May hovered at lows last recorded four years ago. Fuel is expected...

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Dollars & Sense – June 2009

To really focus on the bottom line, as I discussed last month, you need to monitor costs closely. One of the best ways of doing so is to figur...

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Trucker of all trades

Trucking came naturally to Randy Munson. At 15, he was already repairing trucks his father hauled milk in from the family's dairy farm. Now, ...

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