Never have there been more options for running in-cab climate controls and appliances without idling. Generators, inverters and newer technology offer cost-effective ways to power up your cab while cranking down your idling time.
Combine dwindling freight, cheaper fuel and low interest rates and what do you get? A mixed outlook for the new year. Check out the 2002 economic forecast for owner-operators.
If you’re tired of pumping that clutch, consider automatic transmissions. They offer relief, along with better safety and fuel economy.
Trucker of the Month
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Saving for a spike
Defang those grills / Scanner dangers
A plan for Mexican trucks / Freightliner CEO speaks / More toll increases
Dollars & Sense
Taking advantage of low interest rates
Contrasting calendars / Speed demons wanted
E-mail to go / Road atlas / Portable scales
Landstar / CFI / Sitton / Roadway / KLLM
Trucks to look at
on what you would be doing if you weren’t a trucker