Jimmy Ardis tells the funny story of how he learned to drive -- his uncle rapping his knuckles with a yardstick from the sleeper whenever he jammed a gear too quickly -- toward a serious focus on the need to more robust mentoring industrywide.
The CoopsOpen app allows users to simply update station statuses as they pass scales -- joining ScaleChek and Overdrive's own Trucker Tools with similar functionality.
The folks at RightPSI have built a new valve-stem cap made in the U.S.A. and matched to desired tire pressure to give a visual indication when pressure is low or high.
Regulators' ultimate goal pondered, in light of the laundry list of highway-bill recommendations the MCSAC delivered to Congress two weeks back.
Catching a rig from the pages of Overdrive in person at a carrier yard -- and a discussion of the dynamics of safety rating, in flux today with CSA. Have you seen the effects of a Conditional rating?
Anthony Fischkelta is looking toward Mid-America next month with his latest project truck, the 2014 Kenworth W900 with a 331-inch wheelbase.
It's not the really good dispatchers causing truckers to stick around -- it's those who embody the "dispatcher brains" slang making them leave. And: A bet on a light load for one driver after a blowout...
A four-wheeler's salute to the "gentle giants" of the highway -- "I know that each and every driver endures a lot, whether it is bad weather or bad drivers, to name just two, to keep the rest of us safe."
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