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<br /> ®<br /> OCTOBER 2019<br /> AMERICANTRUCKER.COM<br /> CARGO THIEVES<br /> HOW TO STOP THEM COLD<br /> CREDIT CHECKS<br /> WHY THEY'RE VITAL NOW<br /> Take the wheel<br /> À9ü¡ æÚe¡ ÁĊ#¡ ÚÁ¡ ÚĊ¡æÁP S9ÁÚe1É<br /> Volvo Dynamic Steering makes driving easier. Driving strain is reduced because steering requires less effort.<br /> It compensates for sidewinds and removes vibrations from rough roads. Backing is simpler as well, thanks to<br /> the automatic return to center. 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