Equipment

Video: Ryan Hooten’s ’95 Pete 379

Ryan Hooten's 1995 Peterbilt 379 — the centerpiece of his Ryan's Feed and Trucking grain hauling business in Santa Ynez, Calif. — is an ode to western motifs, leather and rawhide. Here's a brief interview with Hooten and a few photos of his perennial Pride ...

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DOE: Natural gas will eat into diesel consumption

By 2040, use of natural gas in heavy-duty vehicles will have displaced about 700,000 barrels per day of other heavy-duty fuels, like diesel, says the Department of Energy.

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73-foot Capitol Christmas tree rides in on a Mack

Following a 5,300-mile trek being pulled by a Mack Pinnacle, the 2012 Capitol Christmas tree was delivered to the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Tuesday.

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Freight, the economy and alt fuels: CCJ Symposium roundup

The Symposium delved into use of natural gas, the future of fuel surcharges, what freight will be like in 2013 and what to look for when buying equipment.

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Trucker Christmas parades set for Saturday

Eureka, Calif. and Riddle, Ore. will host the cities’ traditional Christmas parades of lighted trucks competing for prizes Saturday.

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New exhaust regulations start Jan. 1

For those making runs in California, be ready — state officials are set to begin Jan. 1 strict enforcement of new regulations for truck exhaust and will be dinging violators about $1,000 per violation.

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EPA sued over biodiesel push

The American Petroleum Institute has sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its September-announced mandate that 1.28 billion gallons of biodiesel be used in 2013.

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Owner-operators and multiple-truck ownership

Among the one-third of owner-operators who say they’ve owned more than one truck at some point, less than half owned more than two.

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