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Very high tech in a plain, white wrapper

What you can see of Volvo's SuperTruck vehicle is pretty spectacular, though fairly plain at heart. It's what you can't see that stirs the imagination.

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Death in the Tire Shop

This story illustrates how a simple lack of communication and a chance second guess resulted in the death of a tire technician. I suspect a scenario similar to this one plays itself out...

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Trusting Technology

You, dear reader, have the good fortune of reading the first words written for profit on my brand new Lenovo ThinkPad computer -- or at least what's left of it. The first for-profit...

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35 years' experience, or one year's experience 35 times?

Where I live, commercial drivers are required to rewrite their CDL test every five years in order to renew the licence. I wrote my renewal test today and aced it. I wrote almost exactly the...

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Industry Voices: What trucking can learn from the airlines

For-hire trucking could learn a few things from the airlines, because they have finally figured out how to make money in a deregulated environment.

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Industry Voices: What happened to brotherhood?

KINGSTON, ON — It's not enough that drivers need to watch out for downright lousy car drivers, overly enthusiastic creeper-cops and dispatchers that don't know the meaning of...

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