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Mother Nature lets loose on the prairie

Brian Romig took this and other fine shots of distant rain clouds while driving this month in South Dakota.

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Court rejects EPA’s Navistar engine exemption

A court rejected the ruling that allowed Navistar to sell heavy-duty diesel engines that don’t comply with emissions standards.

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What’s eating you today?

If you’re not hitting some congestion, there are probably other things that are of concern, such as parking shortages, fuel costs and electronic onboard recorders.

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Dodging holiday weekend traffic ticket hot spots

The National Motorists Association has updated its list of states most active in holiday weekend ticket issuance.

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EEOC asks for another rehearing in CRST lawsuit

The case involved dozens of female truckers who alleged sexual harassment.

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The pros and cons of engine retuning

Reprogramming your engine can increase horsepower and fuel economy, but it can also shorten equipment life and void warranties. Is it worth the risk?

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Volvo Trucks plans 13-liter LNG engine for 2014

Volvo's new LNG engine will round out a complete range of natural gas-powered offerings.

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Compact power distribution module

The new Cole Hersee HBW18 sealed power distribution module is for use in small battery compartments and handling added equipment on heavy-duty vehicles.  The 18-slot device accepts circuit protection components with a 280 style footprint, stands up to road splash and salt spray and accepts a variety of equipment. The unit measures 2.4 by 1.5 by 2.9 inches, is sealed to IP67 standards and features TPA locks to provide backup protection from being dislocated. The ...

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The owner-operator: Takes a lickin’, still tickin’

Looking at the overall need for owner-operators, their health tracks freight demand.

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Trucker Buddy announces January’s Buddy standout

Roy Sewell has been named the January 2012 Trucker Buddy of the Month by Trucker Buddy International.

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