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Watch your back

Lower back pain accounts for up to a quarter of all workplace injuries, according to a 2008 study by the University of Iowa Carver College of ...

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Speakout – April 2009

The road not taken As a 46-year-old owner-operator, my life would have been drastically different if, in 1986, on only my second load,...

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Trucker of the Month

For owner-operator Dennis Hastings, trucking is a lot like training horses. "You get out of it what you put into it," says 45 year-old Hasti...

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How To: Install a Custom Seat

Tired of your old seat? Try one of the newer custom seats, such as the Bostrom Talladega Wide Ride, National's Premium Leather Series, Isring...

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Star of Texas

"I like being an owner-operator because I like to drive what I want to drive," says Wayne Lowe, an Arlington, Texas-based owner-operator who...

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Weighty Issue

Bigger tractor-trailers may have some advantages, but what's in it for you? Dueling proposals concerning heavier tractor-...

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Lay Off the 'Dirt Bag' Talk

This is in response to the January letter to the editor about "dirt bag" truckers. I feel the entire article is offensive to the vast majori...

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Reinventing the Deal?

Obama administration promises to create new cross-border trucking program by Jill Dunn and Todd Dills U.S. leaders sought to imp...

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SUMMER READY

A coolant change will ready your truck for thousands more miles without overheating or radiator trouble There are two types of t...

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Training the Wind

A tight tarping job can save you time and money Successful tarping is a twist of art and a tug of science. No two loads ar...

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