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BREAKING NEWS: Highland operators say ‘yes’ to revised contract

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — Amid threats that their carrier company would be shuttered, unionized Highland Transport owner-operators have voted to accept a new contract that pays them less, among other concessions, todaystrucking.com has just learned.

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Love’s Brings Diesel Exhaust Fluid to 245 Stations Across U.S.

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Truckers looking to fill up on diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) now have a greater variety of options thanks to Love’s Truck Stops, which has just finished adding DEF to every one of its 245 stops across the United States.

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10 Ways to Cut Fuel Costs

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Your drivers go slower but does your welder do his part too?

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FAQ: DIESEL FUEL FILTRATION

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Answers to frequently asked questions about heavy-duty diesel fuel filtration from the Filter Manufacturers Council.

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COLD WEATHER FUELING

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Frigid temperatures, and the effect it has on fuel and how your engine burns it.

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FOLLOW UP: Truckers celebrate Tory cut to ‘hated’ tax

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — It’s “delightfully appropriate” that the federal Conservatives’ announcement to slash in half the excise tax on diesel fuel comes during National Trucking Week, several leaders of Canada’s truck carrier community point out.

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That’s How We Roll

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Time was, playing the oil-futures market was a game for Bay Street gamblers. But these days, more and more truckers are stepping up to the table.

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Just a Stealin’ Drivin’ Man

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

How to put a stop to thefts from the company pump.

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FUEL FILTER FACTS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Just the facts from Wix Filters.

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MAINTAINING UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

From the EPA, brief guide on underground diesel tanks

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Online Natural Gas Savings and Payback Calculators

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

COLUMBUS, IN – There’s a new resource available to truckers who want to easily calculate the Diesel Gallon Equivalent of compressed or liquefied natural gas at the pump as commodity cost of natural gas changes.

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Truck Trek

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

“If I would have asked my customers what they needed, they would
have said a faster horse.” — Henry Ford

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WINTER FUEL FIXES: KEEP IT FLOWING

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Winterizing sure doesn’t mean what it used to.

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COLD WEATHER FUELING

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Frigid temperatures, and the effect it has on fuel and how your engine burns it.

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Kenworth boasts fuel savings with new axle lube

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

KIRKLAND, Wash. — PACCAR will be making full synthetic axle lube standard on its class 5 to 8 models in the U.S. and Canada starting this summer.