Letters From Readers

| December 12, 2008

A QUESTION OF IDLING REALITIES I just read "Idle Now, Pay Later" in your December issue. I guess this is the straw that b...

Expose Yourself

| December 12, 2008

"I've built my business around individualization," says Karen Souza of Cranberry Signcraft, who did these graphics. ...

Reader Rigs

| December 12, 2008

HAULING HEAT Shawn Ward and the rest of the Ward Manufacturing well-digging crew uses this 1997 Kenworth T800, powered by a 525...

How Do You Save Money While on the Road?

| December 12, 2008

ELIZABETH HILL Houston Swift "Eat in the truck." DONALD WILMOTH Pelahatchie, Miss. JFF Transportation "Chang...

News from the fleets

| December 12, 2008

MAVERICK BUMPS PAY 2 CENTS PER MILE Maverick Transportation raised pay 2 cents per mile across the board, its third pay raise i...

Have You Ever Had a Winter-Weather Emergency?

| December 12, 2008

DANA BLACK Morganton, N.C. Auto Truck Transport "A couple of winters ago, up north, I got snowed in for a day." ...

Staying Straight

| December 12, 2008

Rich Manapat of Complete Diesel Service uses a jacking system to raise the front axle off the wheels, which allows proper checking of fr...

Industry News

| December 12, 2008

CARRIER EXECUTIVES WARY OF 2007 ENGINES, NEW FUEL A panel of four fleet executives said they don't plan to be among the first ...

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