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Gauges – April 2009

Truck orders rise Class 8 total net orders for all major North American truck makers totaled 8,594 units in March, a 26 percent increa...

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Dollars & Sense – April 2009

Towards a strong bottom line Last month I wrote about the importance of setting concise written goals. If you want to set a goal of ma...

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Drive lnto History

J.B. Hunt driver's book about the first atomic weapons speeds into the public imagination One night this past winter, Wa...

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Channel 19 – April 2009

A truck stop from the future Beginning in March, tech-culture magazine Wired turned over to readers the "Found" series, a single...

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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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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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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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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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FLEET INSIDER

West Side Transport names 2008 winner West Side Transport recently named Dave Fleming its 2008 Driver of the Year. Fleming, of...

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