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 ...

Virtues of owner-operator status: Pet boarding problems avoided

| February 15, 2012

Company drivers, be careful who you leave your dog with. Today's "grizzly tale" comes by way of Jenni Reynolds-Kebler, one half of a Washington State-based team with Robert Kebler and past-featured photographer in Truckers News. The ...

A ride with SuperCross transporter driver Loren Lowry

| February 13, 2012

When Loren Lowry got his CDL in 1990 to take work hauling for Washington, D.C.-area beer distributors, he couldn't have predicted his ultimate destiny in trucking lay on the long-haul highway. What could have been ...

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