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  • truckers-taxes
    How drivers can ease the stress of tax time

    With April 15 approaching, Road King sought out advice from an expert on federal income tax. Eric Smith, spokesperson for the IRS, offered this advice for professional drivers. Q What is the most important thing a driver...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • Homer-KeepYourCool
    The mechanics behind slowing down and stopping are not so simple anymore

    Take a short walk around a truck and you will notice the evolution of the brake system. This has become a very sophisticated bit of engineering, often due to the need to meet six requirements of the...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • 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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