truck drivers

Driver rides out Joplin tornado at Flying J

| May 23, 2011

You've probably seen the pictures from the horrific tornado that rammed through Joplin, Mo., hitting the Pilot Flying J off I-44 at U.S. 71 yesterday. Ozark Mountain Leasing driver Todd Arnold, who lives far northeast ...

Natural gas gaining tractor traction

| May 20, 2011

Legislation, supported by President Obama and about 190 members of Congress, would accelerate subsidies for natural gas vehicles.

Mexico’s big human-smuggling bust; Truckers Against Trafficking makes industry headway

| May 20, 2011

Technology makes a dent As this photo, released by the Mexican state of Chiapas and making news around the nation yesterday, makes abundantly clear, the issue of human smuggling is a multivalent and complex one. ...

Prize-winning trucking photo, very happy geese at Wyoming TA

| May 19, 2011

In April, Robinson Transport driver Bob McGilvray claimed his second top spot in Truckers News' monthly photo challenge with this shot, "Bedtime at Sideling Hill Plaza," taken on a quiet night at the Sideling Hill ...

Trucker Weather Watch storm spotters want you

| May 18, 2011

Former long-hauler and current Traffic Control Supervisor/Driver for Stripe Rite, based near Seattle, Sean Kiaer in April 2006 was a front-line witness to the formation of a tornado in Tennessee. He called 911 from the cab ...

Truckercising through the years with FedEx Freight driver Joe Martin

| May 17, 2011

It's been a long time since I was introduced to driver Joe Martin (pictured, with Ice "Road Trucker" Alex Debogorski), creator of the Truckercise DVD. My colleague at Truckers News Carolyn Magner wrote about Martin in ...

Crime against truckers

| May 16, 2011

Crime on the road is always a serious topic, and it’s been getting a lot of discussion lately. Here's where to read more about it.

‘The center cannot hold’ — FMCSA’s hours quandary

| May 11, 2011

There is a growing feeling among industry watchers that in order to fully settle the decidedly unsettled regulatory situation surrounding the hours of service, Congress is going to have to legislate a solution. That sentiment has ...

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