HeavyDuty Trucking – Issue

July 2008

Cover Story By Deborah Lockridge
Driver Recruiting

The right driver screening can help find and keep the cream of the crop.

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Features

Shell SuperRigs '08

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

Some of the top show trucks compete for a shot at immortality: A place on Shell SuperRigs calendar.

Brake Maintenance

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

Vehicle duty cycles, type of operation, drivers, inspection practices and weather all play a part in establishing good brake maintenance procedures.

The Silent Killer

By Bette Garber, Contributing Editor

Two fleet drivers shared their experiences with obstructive sleep apnea testing and treatment programs sponsored by their carriers.

Health On The Highway

By Bette Garber

Trucker health is in a sorry state.

Test Drives

Midrange: Kenworth T170

By Tom Berg, Senior Equipment Editor

Kenworth T170's just right if 19,500 pounds is enough

Class 8 Roundup

By Tom Berg

It's All About Fuel.

Editorials

Big Tuna, Lightly Fried

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

Navistar International becomes a very big fish indeed.

More Fuel Pricing Victims

By Deborah Whistler, Editor

Truckers aren't the only ones feeling the pain: It's also taking a toll on some truckstop operators.

Drug Testing: The Heat Is On

By Doug Condra, President

We can expect this summer's legislation to address tighter enforcement.

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