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Jan 05, 2010

Is it truly ‘the best’?

“In the past, the coffee served on the interstate was often just an afterthought; you needed to have it, it needed to be hot, but the quality largely....More
Jan 04, 2010

The rough road ahead

“High unemployment will continue to restrain consumer activity throughout the G7 resulting in further uneven economic data overall. Throw in....More
Dec 23, 2009

It’s a truck, it’s a crane, it’s … SUPER WRECKER!

“I love this job. It’s hard work and very demanding on your time. But you also take a lot of pride in being one of only a handful of people that can....More
Dec 22, 2009

Bit by little bit

“The fact that the 2010 Taurus and 2009 F-150 are up to 12% and 17% respectively better on fuel economy than their 2004 predecessors isn't due to one....More
Dec 21, 2009

The state of highways

“This year's report shows the difficulties that many states are having when it comes to making across-the-board progress in road conditions. In many....More
Dec 18, 2009

Hands-on training makes perfect

“Trucks must be maintained on a regular basis. It’s not seasonal. It’s not optional. It’s a service that’s needed and cannot be provided from....More
Dec 17, 2009

Punting on transportation … again

“Delay is unacceptable. Delay casts uncertainty on the program. If we delay the new authorization, states will hold back on new projects and that....More
Dec 16, 2009

And the winners are …

“We’ve always believed that trucks don’t sell service; it’s service that sells trucks. That’s why it’s great to recognize the people responsible for....More
Dec 15, 2009

The final fifteen

“We’re throwing some curveballs at them this year. For instance, those techs competing in Eaton category found themselves facing an air leak problem....More
Dec 14, 2009

Technicians, fix those trucks!

"The diagnostic work technicians need to perform in order to figure out what needs to be fixed is almost always the hardest part; fixing the truck....More
Dec 11, 2009

Truck calendar time!

“While these trucks may not have showroom shines and picked up a little mud on the tires, we think they still look great.” –Tom Schoening, marketing....More
Dec 10, 2009

Turning a corner on weight

“It’s fair to say we’re making a good deal of progress on this issue. Clearly, the dynamics of the heavier truck weight debate are shifting, and....More
Dec 09, 2009

Re-examining climate change

“The science of climate change is not settled; it is evolving rapidly with critically important discoveries, many of which contradict IPCC findings,....More
Dec 08, 2009

Deconstructing the climate debate

“For the world's economy, of course, trillions of dollars are now at stake in pursuit of emissions reductions based on the flawed science that these....More
Dec 04, 2009

From trash to truck fuel

“The ability to use recovered landfill gas to fuel our hauling fleet offers significant environmental benefits to the communities we serve in....More
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Trucks at Work: Sean Kilcarr comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry.

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