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What do you do in your spare time?

RICHARD BLACKWELL Baton Rough, La. McKenzie Tank Lines "I like to have get-togethers, and I go deep sea fishing. I caught an ...

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Interesting Industry Tidbits

In the new video game Big Mutha Truckers, players compete as one of Ma's four children, hauling cargo. M...

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Not Just Blowing Smoke

"Trucking" does not jump to mind for most people when you mention "environmental technology." That's changing, thanks in part to M...

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Speak Out: ‘Environmental Shutdown’ would work

The recent national truckers' shutdown or slowdown is providing the same results as with previous strikes: bad publicity for the truck...

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Get a load on

In addition to data about specific loads, the bigger matching websites provide critical information about broker credit ratings and aver...

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Overdrive Pride & Polish: Blue chip

Brad Caton's 2007 Peterbilt 379 extended hood and 2007 Mac end dump won its fourth straight Pride & Polish Best of Show Working Combo a...

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Should You De-Caffeinate?

CAFFEINE count (mg.) Over-the-counter drugs (1 tablet) Excedrin 65 Vivarin 200 Coffee (8 oz.) Brewed 85 Instant 75 ...

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Letters From Readers

OLD-TIMERS' MEMORIES SOUGHT For over 10 years, I drove cross-country for Trans-American and Allied Van Lines. I always wonde...

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Off Balance

This cross-section from Bendix shows the inner workings of a typical relay valve. RESOURCES Sealco Air Controls (602) 253-1...

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On The Safe Side

More and more safety technology is moving from the lab to the real world. Ed Cleek, a driver for McKenzie Tank Lines...

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