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A truck by any other name

| June 29, 2013

Etymology of the word 'truck' and various other words for the explosion of new things these past 150 years.

Mercy sakes alive, looks like we got us a robot convoy

| April 11, 2013

Steven Ashley, writing for the BBC, gives a good update on recent testing of self-driving heavy-duty trucks, particularly a test of four trucks on an oval track in Tsukuba, Japan.

Are you happy with your insurance company?

| January 18, 2012

Consumer insurance portal Insure.com recently tracked customer satisfaction by polling users of the site as to their happiness -- or lack thereof -- with their auto, home, life and health insurers, evaluating these keys areas; customer ...

Trucking firms add 3,600 positions

| December 02, 2011

Compared with November 2010, trucking employment is up by 33,800 jobs.

Memphis expo and Nashville show this weekend

| October 19, 2011

Outreach, education in Memphis I had the good fortune of meeting Niki Brown and her husband, independent owner-operator Steve Nelson, this past weekend at the Truck Driver Social Media Convention (if you missed my reporting ...

A couple for the kids: Truck, stop! Truck, go!

| September 23, 2011

On children's musician, author and childhood development specialist Jim Gill's most recent CD / DVD, "Music Play for Folks of All Stripes," an interactive tune called "Truck Stop" schools listeners in a fun way on ...

Handheld onboard scale

| July 26, 2011

The Smart Scale system features a backlit handheld wireless receiver and an expanded memory capacity from last year’s model, allowing units to store configuration data for up to 2,000 different trailers. The system has a ...

Truck parking casualties of the Minnesota government shutdown

| July 13, 2011

As if drivers and owner-operators didn't have enough parking problems, the government shutdown in Minnesota will make it at least a wee bit -- if not more than that, of course -- more difficult to ...

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