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All posts tagged "Featured"

  • AirFlow-truck
    Exhaust emissions? They barely exist now. But wait, there’s more to be done.

    It’s been more than 15 years since the EPA started regulating pollution from truck exhausts. It began with nitrogen oxides (NOx), precursors of smog, controlled in 2002 using exhaust gas recirculation (EGR). In 2007, diesel particulate filters...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • resolutions-15
    Keep your resolution to get healthier this year

    Another year, another vow to lose weight, eat healthier or exercise more often. If you’ve made that New Year’s resolution before only to abandon it by March, you are not alone. Researchers at the University of Scranton...

    • Posted January 2, 2015
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  • HC11851
    The power of preventative maintenance done right on schedule

    Arguably, the single most important thing you can do to control your maintenance cost is a quality preventative maintenance visit — on time every time. The power of discovering potential failures before they actually occur is undeniable....

    • Posted January 2, 2015
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  • Amanda-and-ARt-2
    More and more couples are trucking together — and loving it

    Though Art Johnson and Amanda Jones had been seeing each other for a year, they rarely had a chance to actually see each other at all. Art was working as a local truck driver for a meat-packing...

    • Posted January 1, 2015
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  • military and trucking
    Many tools and devices in trucking originated with the military

    The relationship between the military and the trucking industry goes back to World War I. In 1917, even before the United States entered the war, Mack ACs were used to bring supplies to British troops. Because of...

    • Posted November 10, 2014
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  • Show-of-forces
    Specially designed trucks driven by military veterans deliver a message of patriotism and gratitude

    A rig tricked out in eye-catching murals will always get attention. These do more. They honor all men and women who have served in the military, and the reaction has been overwhelming. THE TRUCK: HONORED VETERAN A...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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  • It-happened-one night
    Always expect the unexpected on the road

    You never know when opportunity may come a-knockin’. Sometimes it’s at the most inopportune times. Unexpected situation 1 Late into the evening, I had a blowout on a trailer tire. I immediately glanced all around. I could...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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  • Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025
    Daimler’s Future Truck 2025 makes its own way down the road

    Imagine a truck that drives itself and allows its driver to be less stressed, more productive and safer behind the wheel. This truck constantly communicates with its surroundings to allow vehicles to travel more closely together, taking...

    • Posted November 3, 2014
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  • Boxes-of-Wreaths
    The Wreaths Across America journey

    Jeray Simms wept tears of joy, celebration and farewell as she solemnly placed a dog tag on the branch of a balsam tree. She thought about the World War II corporal — a veteran of the European...

    • Posted November 3, 2014
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  • Smart-start
    Get wise to battery needs in winter

    Oh, how frustrating it is to jump into a truck to begin your workday only to find that the starter will not crank the engine over. This scenario will be played out almost every cold day of...

    • Posted November 1, 2014
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