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    2012 Peterbilt 587 Gulfport, MS

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    2006 Chevrolet 3500HD New Hampton, IA

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    2014 Chevrolet EXPRESS 3500 Cincinnati, OH

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    2007 International 9400i Lake Butler, FL

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    2009 International PROSTAR Des Moines , IA

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    Trailer for 2013 CONST TRLR SPEC Frameless Steel Dumps Voorhees, NJ

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    2010 Freightliner CA11342SLP - CASCADIA Healdsburg, CA

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    2010 Volvo VNM64T670 Ocala, FL

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    2007 International 9200I Phoenix, AZ

Current Magazine Issue

March 2015

at march 2015 135x182For March, American Trucker looks at the current Class 8 tractor lineup and asks truck makers to detail their plans for the owner-operator market: Basically, what’s cool and distinctive yet modern and profitable? In the Business of Trucking, we detail some common mistakes many new businesses make, and translate those to carrier operations. As always, you’ll also find trucking’s best coverage of new products and services, as well as the American Trucker Marketplace featuring the latest truck, trailer and equipment offerings from dealers across the U.S.A.


  • New-school classics

    The March issue of American Trucker is headed to our booth at the Mid-America Trucking Show, so we decided to alter our editorial calendar a bit. Rather than a planned feature on maintenance (critical, but not very sexy), the cover story this month looks into the future and asks, basically, whether cool trucks are on the way out. ... more.
  • On point

    Trucking is a tough business. Just ask anyone who has either tried to start a trucking company or who owns a successful operation. According to Entrepreneur Magazine, 40 million businesses are started each year in the United States, and “a meager 350,000 actually grow and make money.” ... more.
  • March Spotlight: Bella Rose Transport

    Randy Bellrose is a refrigerated hauler who drives a 1999 Freightliner FLD and pulls a 2006 Wabash 53-ft. refrigerated trailer. He runs under his own authority and relies largely on brokered freight. ... more.

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