Power of good roads?: Indian truckers’ savvy in the sleeper

| February 21, 2012

News flash: According to IBN, a broadcasting network in India, that nation's drivers have helped stemmed the tide of HIV and AIDS in the country after a process that is making a dent in old ...

VID: Cracking Evel’s safe with Robb Mariani, Brad WikeImage Gallery

| February 20, 2012

And, most importantly, small fleet owner Wike's lead mechanic Frank Phipps (pictured), who did the vast majority of the heavy lifting with a blow torch and drill, Wike himself with the plasma cutter, at Wike's ...

Million Point Giveaway contestants announced

| February 19, 2012

  Joe Holler, of Des Moines, Iowa, with 250,000 points is the grand prize winner of the Uni-Maxx Maxxcare Million Point Giveaway, Goodyear Truck Tires announced. There were 900,000 total winning points. The promotion was offered from ...

Safe-cracking time: The Evel Knievel haul rig restore-in-progressImage Gallery

| February 17, 2012

If all goes well, says American Trucker host Robb Mariani, tomorrow he, North Carolina-based Brad Wike and the rig's owner will at least attempt to crack a gallon-size safe found under a cabinet in the ...

Country music star to promote Pilot Flying J

| February 17, 2012

Country music star Trace Adkins is promoting Pilot Flying J’s frequent user cards this spring, the travel center franchise announced. “Trace relates to the hardworking, American professional driver,” Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam said. “He’s ...

Web tool provides cross-references

| February 17, 2012

  New web-based lookup tool collects data on original equipment makers and independent manufacturers for more than 30 product lines. Customers can search for parts by entering the Alliance Truck Parts number or by a competing ...

Visiting with Evel Knievel in N.C.

| February 17, 2012

This morning I'm headed out to Brad Wike's "Brad's Classic Trucks" shop and home of his BPW Transport company, both of which have gotten the feature treatment on the Speed Channel's American Trucker show, hosted ...

Alert network for missing drivers formed

| February 16, 2012

  Any time a driver goes missing out on the road it's a nightmare for back-office personnel, friends and, of course, the family back home. A recent case spawned a Facebook group dedicated to resolving disappearances ...

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