Heavy Duty Trucking

DEC 2014

The Fleet Business Authority

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4 HDT • DECEMBER 2014 www.truckinginfo.com departments Follow us on Features STAA Whistleblower Claims Taking Bite Out of Interstate Commerce Firms www.truckinginfo.com/STAA-Whistleblower Q&A: Al Cohn on Fuel-Effcient Tires, Footprints and Infation www.truckinginfo.com/Al-Cohn-QandA Ultimate Test Drive Video: SuperTruck www.truckinginfo.com/Peterbilt-SuperTruck VOLUME 93 • NUMBER 12 • DECEMBER 2014 contents 6 Masthead 8 Deborah Lockridge Driver fatigue: A tale of two surveys 10 Letters 12 Washington Report • Republicans will take charge of Senate transportation committees • Advocates poll rekindles restart fght 20 Hotline • First aluminum F-150 rolls off assembly line • The diverse ways feets are meeting industry challenges • Volvo's new I-Shift Dual Clutch 30 Safety & Compliance Questions and answers still abound on the 30-minute break requirement 32 FuelSmarts Navistar outlines SuperTruck progress 36 Test Drive Caterpillar's New CT681 42 Once Around the Yard ZCube trailers are "Back to the Future" 76 Tires & Wheels Are you putting enough air in your steer tires? 84 Trailers Spec'ing van trailers 88 Tech Bytes CVS uses data analysis to conquer the most expensive mile 90 Equipment Report New equipment and products 98 Locking It In Looking way ahead View these and more at www.truckinginfo.com/news MORE AT WHAT WE'RE BLOGGING ABOUT truckinginfo.com/blog TRUCKINGINFO WEB-ONLY SOME OF NOVEMBER'S HOTTEST STORIES: 1 Navistar COO Retires Amid Leadership Reshuffe 2 Republicans Will Take Charge of Senate Transportation Committees 3 Diesel Prices Rise, Midwest Region Skyrockets 4 Washington State Patrol Faults Trucker for I-5 Bridge Collapse 5 Two Fleets Accuse Pilot Flying J CEO of Fraud over Fuel Rebates All That's Trucking By Deborah Lockridge Christmas Tree, Trucking's Image Make Way to Capitol for Holidays Trailer Talk By Tom Berg Steel Springs, White Color Among Penske's Trailer Specs On the Road By Jim Park The Driver Shortage: Make it Someone Else's Problem

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