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DIESEL FLIRTS WITH $3 AGAIN At press time, the national average retail price of a gallon of diesel had increased seven weeks in...

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Sharing the road

FAMILY: Wife, Amanda; daughters, Katie, 17, Hannah, 16 RIG: 2006 Freightliner Columbia CAREER: 13 years in trucking, five years as an...

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Trucker of the year, senator rub shoulders in Playboy

Ted Chapman In the August issue of Playboy, documentary filmmaker Eugene Jarecki asks 16 Americans, ranging from U.S...

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A growing footprint

Wide singles have been slow to catch on among owner-operators, but their fuel-saving advantages open the door for more sales. ...

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Letters to the editor

THE INDUSTRY'S REAL REASON FOR PUSHING SPEED LIMITERS The movement for speed limiters was started in Canada by the Ontario Tru...

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Holes in the parachute

RESOURCES FOR FINANCIAL RESUSCITATION GENERAL. Writers at Money magazine and bankrate.com offer objective articles on credit, ...

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Energy to burn

Robert Jordan, Overdrive's 2006 Trucker of the Year, takes pride in his idle-free 1997 Mack CH600 and his 1843 home in Juneau, Wis., bu...

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New products

Channellock's air brake tool AIR BRAKE TOOL Channellock No. 444 is a 12-inch tongue-and-groove plier design...

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Industry news

FREIGHTLINER EXPECTING TO MAKE FEWER TRUCKS IN '07 Freightliner's Class 8 factories expect a decrease as high as 50 percent i...

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Mob job

With its rich paint scheme, custom cuts on the tops of the stacks and sleek lines achieved by eliminating fuel tank straps and bolts, Br...

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