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American Dream Comes True

Work clothing manufacturer Dickies gave owner-operator Octavio Vazquez a new Dodge Ram pickup for being its American Worker of the Year....

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Family Ties

By Robert Lake Publisher rlake@eTrucker.com Ron and Marcia Shifflet of ...

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The Fountain of Youth: Oil and Grease

To loosen the single oil filter on this C15, Weitzel had to work from below with a strap wrench, socket and extension. ...

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Here to Stay?

The Bush administration proposed legislation in February that would convert the current hours-of-service regulations into statutory law...

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To Donald's Kids

By Randy Grider Editor rgrider@eTrucker.com Editor's Note: Forty-nine-...

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T [and how to earn it]

Drivers can ease the burdens of the job with some common courtesy. Some truckers give trucking a bad name. You'...

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Sign of the Times?

Last week part of my load was to be two pallets of imported grapes in Los Angeles. The shipper assigned me a driver ID number to be use...

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Stop Bugging Me!

Prevention is the best medicine for those pesky bites and stings. Mosquito bites and bee stings are annoyances we a...

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Keeping the Home Fires Burning

Co-owners of an eight-truck fleet, Mike and Jane Connors share the challenges and rewards of running a business together and maintaining...

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Downhill Fast, No Brakes

Trucker brothers love to ski icy slopes as fast as they can go. Imagine truck drivers who like the feel of being on...

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