The trucking industry in the United States has affected the political and economic history the United States in the 20th century. Before the invention of automobiles, most freight was moved by train or horse-drawn wagons.

Published: 16 August 2017
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On the grisly beaches of Normandy, every man had a story. But not everyone returned to tell it. 

Published: 16 August 2017
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Topeka, Kansas trucker Roy Flowers was honored by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds for rescuing a cement mixer driver after a highway accident in April.

Published: 16 August 2017
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An 18-year-old man has been arrested and charged in the shooting death and robbery of a Tennessee truck driver in Baton Rouge recently.

Published: 16 August 2017
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Few things are as impressive as a well-made piece of equipment doing its job and doing it well.

Published: 16 August 2017
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It’s no secret that truck driving isn’t an easy job. Maneuvering on unfamiliar roads and driving alongside the motoring public constantly presents a daily challenge for those who make their living in the freight transportation and delivery industry.

Published: 15 August 2017
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Certain pieces of equipment in the trucking industry have more of an impact than others. Whether it’s their valued features, their cost-efficient design, or a combination of the two, certain types of trucking equipment earn special recognition within the industry.

Published: 15 August 2017
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Jim Ward smiles when he talks about business these days.

Published: 15 August 2017
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The trucking industry is one that is entwined forever with American culture. Truckers have drawn comparisons to frontiersmen, and have been commemorated in books, movies, and songs.

Published: 15 August 2017
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The name Marc Springer conjures images of the overly-confident, often abrasive personality portrayed on the reality TV show, Shipping Wars. This is certainly what I expected when I was asked to interview Marc for Chrome and Steel. Expectations can be deceiving. In this case, they were downright wrong. Marc Springer is about a real as they come, and anything but abrasive. His confidence however, is quite real. It is this confidence that helps make him trucking's most interesting man.

Published: 14 August 2017
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