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Power to the little guy

Many small carriers struggle to keep pace with changing market conditions and standards. Shipper requirements that carriers use electronic dat...

What to expect from EGR

Beginning in October, the exhaust from newly manufactured diesel engines must produce half the oxides of nitrogen (NOx) of engines produced to...

Remanufactured brake shoes

ArvinMeritor now offers Meritor Remanufactured Brake Shoes. The company produces more than 300 remanufactured shoes and 250 remanufactured kit...

Severe-service wheels

Alcoa's new Severe Service wheel is designed for hauling in severe applications, such as logging or mining. The wheel has a maximum load rati...

What is your equipment buying strategy for 2002?

"We're an up and moving company, but I don't really have any plans right now besides the two trucks we have on order. I also plan on buyin...
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The importance of trust

Why is the collapse of Enron so fascinating? Perhaps it's the sheer magnitude of the fall. At its peak, Enron posted annual revenues of more ...

Tail light

Peterson's new seven-diode LED stop/turn/tail light features seven ultra-bright diodes and meets FMVSS08 requirements while exceeding SAE spe...

Absorbent twist sock

New Pig's Pig Tail Absorbent Twist Sock is designed to twist and bend around pipes, hoses, couplings and fittings to stop drips and leaks. ...

Preventable or not?

It had snowed earlier in the day. The weather was extremely cold, and the roads still had not been fully cleared. John Doe gently made a right...

Cost-saving alternatives to idling

Like skinning a cat, there's more than one way to heat your cab. Check out eTrucker.com's Monthly Focus during February to learn the latest...

RejeX

Corrosion Technologies' RejeX is an advanced polymer system that seals painted surfaces to prevent exhaust gas, oil and bug stains and corros...

Wrench

Chicago Pneumatic's new lightweight, composite half-inch impact wrench, the CP-741, weighs 4.5 pounds and provides 600 lb-ft of torque in rev...

All-position tire

BFGoodrich introduces the 245/70R19.5, an all-wheel position highway radial. The new tire is optimized for high scrub applications and is desi...

Kenworth offers help with fuel efficiency

Kenworth Truck Co., Kirkland, Wash., has produced a comprehensive "White Paper on Fuel Economy" and created a "Dynamics of Fuel Efficiency...

Breathing down our throats

There's a political correctness in this land that equates opposition to an environmental regulation or mandate with opposing clean air, clean...