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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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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

Bob Costello predicts slow economic growth throughout 2006. PLENTY OF FREIGHT ON WAY, TRUCKING ECONOMIST SAYS ...

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Have you’ve kept in touch with anyone you’ve met on the road?

TED COOK Holly Pond, Ala. Wise Trucking "We keep in touch with the guys from the loading docks in California." G...

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New products

HYBRID TRUCK Peterbilt's new Class 7 Model 335 features hybrid-electric technology that could cut fuel use by 40 percent and tr...

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ISX15 SmartAdvantage™ Powertrain A Smart Choice for CTI

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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