Roadside Attractions

Salve for your shifting hand…

| November 05, 2011

And your soul, says the maker of a line of shift knobs built from precious rocks. “If I’m ever stuck in traffic or I’m stressed out by circumstances in my life, the mere acts of looking ...

Truckers Against Trafficking: A cause we can all get behind

| November 04, 2011

Truckers News Editor Randy Grider says it best in his column in this month's issue, titled "Your most important call" in reference to the Truckers Against Trafficking national hotline number for reporting incidents of child ...

Truck-Lite goes gonzo with customer service in new YouTube series

| November 01, 2011

"Customers often ask the same questions about the features and design of our products," says Bob Ives, Truck-Lite's marketing vice president. Coming upon a creative way to address those customer questions and concerns, the company has ...

Jost to be featured today and tomorrow on Motorhead Garage TV

| October 30, 2011

Tune into Fox Sports Network this morning at 11:30 in all time zones for an edition of the Motorhead Garage television series that features Jost International. The segment was filmed October 18 at the Jost ...

How to get — and keep — the contract

| October 29, 2011

Success in hauling with your own authority often requires negotiating contracts directly with shippers and keeping those contracts when bigger competitors come prowling. The father-son operation of John and Erick (pictured) Engbarth learned this by experience. ...

Friday Channel 19 news round-up: Cross-border trucking; ‘driver shortage'; and the 1 on the 53 and the 99

| October 28, 2011

Separate but not equal That separation could be diminishing when it comes to U.S. and Mexican tucking, now that a new pilot program for cross-border long haul is under way.  In the wake of the Oct. ...

Scenes of Chrome & ClassImage Gallery

| October 26, 2011

That's David Holbrook's 1986 Peterbilt 359, winner of both Working Bobtail and People's Choice awards in the second annual Chrome & Class Truck Show, held at the Rush Truck Center location in Smyrna, Tenn., on ...

Get jiggy with your riggy and win $1,000

| October 25, 2011

The website Jiggyjobs.com has a quirky contest ongoing in their "Get jiggy in your riggy" promotion. Potential entrants, be warned: it requires you to dance on a YouTube vid for the world to see. Check ...

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