trucks

Where do the trucks sleep at night?

"Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night?" is the first children's book by Brianna Caplan Sayres.

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Notes on vacationers and summer attire

Once a year, families insist on renting insanely large vehicles in order to terrorize professional drivers on the road.

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Oil/gas boom in N.D. generates owner-operator opportunities

A report from an NPR listener bemoaned truck traffic in his native Watford City, N.D., associated with the oil boom -- but that boom is proving golden for many owner-operators.

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Diesel exhaust listed by WHO as cancer causing agent

The International Agency for Research on Cancer, part of the World Health Organization, has formally categorized diesel exhaust as cancer-causing but fails to recognize advancements in diesel technology in the developed world.

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No Doubt behind the big-rig wheel with ‘Settle Down’

Band No Doubt's first single release in a decade comes with a video featuring the crew rendezvousing for a reunion party behind the wheels of big rigs.

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Navistar changing exhaust technology for 2013

ICT+ sounds similar to the selective catalytic reduction emissions systems used by all of Navistar’s heavy-duty engine competitors in the United States.

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Cabover fanatics, this one’s for you: 1973 K100 vid

Bill Bradford's video of the restoration of his antique Kenworth COE.

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Modest proposal: Ban all motorized transport already!

Buddy Wenners' December 2011 modest proposal for the Department of Transportation to dispense with all the rigmarole and "ban truck driving" -- penned in response to news of the handheld cell ban and otherwise the blizzard of new regs coming down the pike -- yesterday got some kudos from commenter Zach Bell. It'd be exciting, wrote Bell, to see "which make of horse and wagon takes the Ford F150 pickup truck’s spot as the no. 1 ...

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Panel: California offers challenges, opportunities

Fleet executives at the Great West Fleet Executive Conference discussed doing business in the Sunshine State.

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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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