Randy Grider

Meritor demos SMARTandem, expects growth in 6×2 axles

Meritor anticipates the demand for 6x2 packages will increase about 15 percent in the next five years.

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Lindsay Lawler to sing at lighting of U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Lindsay Lawler, spokesperson for TCA's Highway Angel program, will perform her latest single, “Standing Tall,” the official song of the 2012 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree.

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Recycled oil offers nice shade of green

  “Crude is crap,” proclaimed one member of our group Thursday, Nov. 15  as myself and other media participants toured the Safety-Kleen oil re-refinery facility in East Chicago, Ind. No, he is not opposed to crude oil itself. He was simplifying a point he makes whenever he encounters opinions that are biased against using recycled oil. Basically, used oil before it is re-refined is actually cleaner than crude oil, the base for making virgin oil. “What ...

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Another trucker finds Joe’s Truck Stop the hard way

If you are a truck driver, Joe’s Truck Stop is a place you want to avoid visiting.

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Chat live tonight with ‘Cheers,’ ‘On the Road’ star

Popular “Cheers” star and Disney-Pixar voice actor John Ratzenberger will be the featured guest for the Overdrive Celebrity Live Chat show Monday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. (ET).

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Truckers’ tool finds zombie niche

Revamped tool aimed at truckers has zombie fans talking.

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Truckers roll with relief supplies to storm-ravaged area

The trucking industry began preparing for the Sandy before the hurricane slammed into the East Coast by staging essential cargo in strategic locations and is now working to get relief supplies to areas most impacted by the storm.

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Truckers’ ghost tales compiled in new book

Annie Wilder, who has written two other true ghost story books – “House of Spirits and Whispers and Spirits Out of Time” solicited the stories from truck drivers and family members of truckers for this collection that was released in late summer.

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Port truckers practice art of the strike

Los Angeles port truckers are quickly becoming proficient in the art of picketing. No, they are not on strike, but have been practicing on an almost weekly basis – just in case.

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You can help stop child trafficking

The average age for human trafficking victims is 12 years old. The life expectancy of a child after being forced into prostitution is less than 10 years.

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