HeavyDuty Trucking – Issue

April 2006

Cover Story By Steve Sturgess, Tom Berg, & Deborah Whistler
Gentlemen, Start Your New Engines

This comprehensive report provides the latest clean diesel developments.

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Improving Driver Retention

By Patricia Smith, Senior Editor

TCA conference offers tips for reducing driver turnover.

Engine Web Sites

By Evan Lockridge, Contributing Editor

For fast info on the new truck engines, you can either talk to an engine rep at an industry trade show or go online.

New Fuels & Oils

By Deborah Lockridge, Senior Editor

There are questions aplenty about the oils and fuels that must be used in the new '07 engines.

Test Drives

KW T600

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

The 21st anniversary of the T600 is marked by a review of the interior and a fuel economy challenge.

Drive Test: Detroit Diesel Series 60

By Tom Berg, Senior Equipment Editor

Detroit executives recently held a ride-and-drive event so reporters could feel for themselves how the engines act.

Drive Test: Cummins '07 ISX & ISM

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

Cummins has a smaller fleet of Reliability, Assurance and Problem Identification (RAPId) test trucks for validating updates a step or two ahead of the field test units.


Is 68 Fast Enough?

By Jim Winsor, Executive Editor

If a driver can complete a 500-mile trip an hour or two faster, he can make more trips.

To Their Health

By Deborah Whistler, Editor

The driver pool is aging and poor health is an increasing issue.

Port Security: Scary Stuff, But Why Give Osama Ideas?

By Doug Condra, President

Federal report targets truckers with criminal records. Irresponsible reporting has no place here.


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