HeavyDuty Trucking – Issue

May 2008

Cover Story By Deborah Lockridge
Tightening Belts, Looking Ahead

This year's Dealer of the Year is W. Marvin Rush, chairman of Rush Enterprises, New Braunfels, Texas. The Dealer of the Year Finalist is Oscar Horton, president of Sun State International Trucks, Tampa, Fla.

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Features

Volvo Evaluating Range Of Renewable Fuels

By Oliver B. Patton, Washington Editor

Volvo has committed to a long-term program of evaluating seven renewable fuels made through five processes from nine feedstocks.

FMCSA Update: EOBR, Learner Permit Standards

By Oliver B. Patton, Washington Editor

The FMCSA may expand its proposed requirement for electronic onboard recorders to include all carriers, rather than just those who persistently violate the hours of service rules.

EPA Has $50 Million To Support Clean Air Retrofit

By Oliver B. Patton, Washington Editor

EPA has $50 million to support clean air retrofits

Searching For Middle Ground In Highway Debate

By Oliver B. Patton, Washington Editor

Searching for a middle ground in the highway debate

Technology In The Shop Pays Off

By Jim Beach

Using maintenance software allows a fleet to track vehicle histories, work orders, technician performance, warranties, PM schedules and other maintenance-related tasks.

Trailer Report: Tales From The Road

By Tom Berg

If ever there were a piece of equipment that made sense, it's a scale plumbed into a tractor and trailer's suspensions.

Editorials

2010 Technology Choices

By Steve Sturgess, executive editor

It comes down to understanding the choices and making informed decisions.

Coping With The Fuel Crisis II

By Deborah Whistler, Editor

Free fuel management lesson for drivers available June 1 through June 21.

Twenty-Five Years Of Heroes

By Doug Condra, President

Recognizing these special, selfless truckers benefits the entire industry.

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