Channel 19 week in pictures: Northern lights, NASCAR

| March 01, 2012

Lights, camera …Carlile Transportation driver Dave Johnston photographed his rig and the Aurora Borealis "just north of Coldfoot," he says, on Alaska’s Dalton Highway, where he runs three times weekly from Fairbanks to Prudhoe Bay. ...

Driver conference calls, online radio shows Wed., Thurs.

| February 29, 2012

All Drivers Together hosts Trucker BuddyFirst up, the folks with the All Drivers Together series of conference calls, which have been ongoing with increasing prominence in the months since I reported on them last year, ...

Got downtime in central Indy? ‘Steel Ponies’ on exhibit through Aug.

| February 28, 2012

If you have or can schedule downtime in and around Indianapolis in the coming months, there's a neat exhibit for motorcycle enthusiasts and others interested in the history and culture of two-wheeled transportation at the ...

Let the (fuel-mileage) games begin!

| February 27, 2012

When owner-operator Henry Albert proposed that he test speed's effect on fuel mileage on his blog Feb. 22 by dropping his top speed from 65 to 60, he sparked a wellspring of commentary from his ...

Go Guy ‘pocket urinal’ pitchman ‘Go Cousin Vinny’

| February 26, 2012

"As spring approaches," runs the latest press release from the makers of the Go Guy pocket urinal (motto: "When there is nowhere to go, go where you are"), "more truckers will be heading out onto ...

New radio show covers trucking-related information

| February 24, 2012

A new online trucking radio show, The Courtney Wilson Show, will broadcast at 2 p.m. EST every Thursday starting March 1, says its sponsor by 1st Guard Radio. Aired by 1st Guard insurance company and hosted ...

Back to basics in apnea debate: The importance of sleep

| February 24, 2012

Last night on the Truth About Trucking Live online radio program of fuel hauler Allen Smith and his wife, Donna, discussion of the FMCSA's Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and Medical Review Board's joint work ...

More than a typo? Split sleeper wishful thinking

| February 23, 2012

Trans Products / Trans Services Regulatory Manager Rich Wilson, during a break between sessions of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee meeting in Alexandria, Va., early this month, pointed out a couple curious problems with ...

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