July 2002

COVER STORY
Clean and Mean
Equipment Editor Tim Barton gives the heavy-duty EGR engines a drive around the block and finds out you don’t have to give up power to be a friend of the environment.

FEATURE ARTICLES
Legally Blind
It’s easy to be in the dark about legal issues. Answers to 10 common questions and a list of free resources might lead you in the right direction.

Ties That Bind
An appearance in Overdrive helps Vietnam buddies reunite.

Neatness Pays
Preventive maintenance on your interior keeps up appearances and saves you a hassle later.

Safety’s Price
A new federal study compares safety risks among different types of hauling.

Trucker of the Month
U.S. Xpress driver Chuck McQuerry gets it done.

DEPARTMENTS
Viewpoint
No cars allowed

Write On
Classic truck retort / In the Army

Log Book
Economic recovery / Longer, heavier trucks / Limited California seaport island

Dollars & Sense
Helping your helpmate

Channel 19
Cartoon blasts fast trucks / Wipe out terrorism

Marketplace
Western Star’s new heavy duty / Lower hood on a Pete / Brighter lights

Fleet Focus
Paschall / Prime / Dart / CRST / Werner

Reader Rigs
Snazzy rides

Speak Out
on what trucking regulation you would change

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