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Terra discloses DEF distribution deals

The agreements include two companies – Barjan and DAS – that distribute goods to truck stops and travel centers.

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Diesel price climbs again

The national average price gained 2.9 cents to $2.861, according to the Department of Energy.

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AMBEST announces contest winner

Winston Brooks of Petersburg, Va., won a Lucas RSD 250 Pro-Street motorcycle as the grand prize in AMBEST's annual AMBUCK$ contest, the company announced.

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Goetz receives NATSO’s Hall of Fame honor

Travel plaza owner-operator and past NATSO chairman Jim Goetz. was awarded the association’s Hall of Fame award at NATSO’s annual show in Las Vegas, Nev.  He becomes the first second-generation recipient in the history of the award. The Hall of Fame Award recognizes individuals for notable participation in their communities, the truckstop and travel plaza industry and in NATSO. NATSO has presented the award only twice since 204. As the owner-operator of Petro Travel Plaza in Portage, ...

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Obama budget eyes employee-contractor issue

Governmental bodies often eye the construction industry for misclassification, but the trucking business also draws examination.

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Speakout

Truckers speak out about the hours-of-service rule, surviving in a tough economy and the perfect truck.

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Wake up call

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is expected soon to raise the bar on screening and treatment for obstructive sleep apnea.

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Tire rotation

Even when alignment is up to snuff, tires do wear unevenly. Add the tendency for parts to wear and get out of alignment, and tire rotation begins to make sense.

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How to Grease Your Rig

Periodic greasing forces used grease out of the fitting and replaces it with fresh grease free of moisture, dirt and wear metals.

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Dollars and Sense

Owner-operators who are skipping small preventive maintenance items are finding out later it’s costing them much more money to get the problem corrected.

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