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One dispatcher’s public salute to the American truck driver

| August 11, 2011

In case you've missed news of this one, which has made the rounds of various email blasts and blogs, it's one of the best high-profile salutes to owner-operators and drivers I've come across in mainstream ...

‘A creep or crazy': Roseanne Barr on today’s truckers

| August 06, 2011

News today is that celebrity media, as usual, is having fun at the expense of the nation's haulers. You've got two choices, as I see it: go on and have fun with them or get ...

‘Truck nuts’ in litigious fire in South Carolina

| August 03, 2011

So-called "truck nuts" or "truck nutz," fake bull testicles that are available for purchase in all colors of the rainbow (including with a chrome finish), are a common sight hanging on the ball hitches of ...

Veteran long-hauler uninjured in run-in with 2009 Heisman winner

| July 23, 2011

Lee Roop of the Hunstville (Ala.) Times yesterday reported, fortunately, that long-haul driver Paul Clewis was uninjured and will drive out the remainder of the 2011 season after an attempted right-side pass resulted in disaster ...

Vid with a onetime ‘Queen of the Road’

| July 17, 2011

Remember 'Queen of the Road' Margarette Kirsch, the 82-year-old whom the Twilight Wish Foundation helped find her way into the passenger seat of a Penske International for a cross-country haul -- longtime dream come true? ...

A trucking Western thriller ends run on Chicago stage

| June 29, 2011

It wasn't exactly going for contemporary industry realism, but it's called "Mother Bear," named for the handle of a leader in a band of not-exactly-savory Utah haulers a young lawyer and "salt man" for an ...

Get your Ice Road Truckers DVDs while the roads remain

| June 28, 2011

Yes, it was only a matter of time, I'd say, before a newspaper in the Great White North did a long feature on the potential impact melting sea ice in the Arctic and changing climate ...

One trucker’s video of April flooding on I-29 in North Dakota

| June 27, 2011

File this one under "Old news" if you like (or under "Don't try this at home" or "Not the greatest decision"), but to get the week started here I thought I'd share a vid from ...

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