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Driver training: Observations from the peanut gallery

| December 12, 2014

Entry level driver training standards are "on the table ... it absolutely will affect the future of the entire industry. And it needs to be changed... So says the outsider. My job for the day ...

General public in touch with reality? 8 in 10 view truckers as more safe than passenger-vehicle drivers

| October 13, 2014

A survey of public opinion of the trucking industry and its drivers also concluded that the public views the industry favorably in large part. More results reported here.

Trucking Moves America Forward close to reaching funds goal

| October 09, 2014

The campaign has surpassed 80 percent of its $1 million fundraising goal, TMAF announced at the ATA conference earlier this week.

Big G Express’ ‘Drive it off’ Taylor Swift parody

| September 29, 2014

Tenn.-based Big G Express' entry in the driver-appreciation-week festivities: a music-video parody of Taylor Swift's rather goofball "Shake it Off" entry into the dance-music canon, featuring Big G driver Keda White in the starring role ...

‘Tired truckers’ scare continues

| September 22, 2014

Here we go again: Following CNBC "Collision Course" series on truck accidents, 20/20 follows with "Road to Ruin" -- more from the public crash/fatigue discussion here.

‘Most Beautiful’ dustup

| September 17, 2014

In the wake of Overdrive's second annual 'Most Beautiful' program recognizing female drivers, readers offer criticism of -- and some kudos for -- the effort.

Just say no to stupid

| August 27, 2014

Wendy reacts to images posted to Facebook from a driver rolling with his feet on the dash, eating watermelon, no hands, etc...: "When he starts posting pictures to social media of himself doing phenomenally stupid ...

‘America respected and loved truckers a lot more back then’

Gregg Blair | July 04, 2014

Six-million-mile man Gregg Blair, now retired, remembers a long career.

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