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Driver health audiobook free download

| May 03, 2012

The docs/publishers behind the Man in White organization are trumpeting a 30-day free trial of Audible.com's download service that enables drivers to download the Truckers' Road to Health audiobook free of charge (normally, it's $23.85). I wrote about ...

Gorgeous truck, beautiful girl: Behind the scenesImage Gallery

| May 02, 2012

A model poses with Gene McKinney's custom 2000 Peterbilt 379 wrecker.

Could stocks lead natural gas power uptake?

| May 01, 2012

Much has been made in recent times of the traction being gained by natural gas as an energy source to power truck freight transportation. Natural gas powertrains have made their most significant gains to date ...

Trucker protest shuts down construction project

| April 30, 2012

Roughly 30 drivers staged a small ruckus this weekend by refusing to work and shutting down a $1.4 billion highway project in the process.

Skilled drivers, come on down

| April 28, 2012

Think you’re the best driver in the neighborhood? Prove it, says Mack, who’s sponsoring the Driving Skills Safety Challenge May 1 and 2.

Penske Truck Rental/Logistics’ new driver

| April 27, 2012

The folks at Penske Truck Rental and Penske Logistics have a new driver doing some hauling, so to speak, in their stable -- he might well be familiar to the IndyCar fans among you. None other ...

Landstar’s 2012 start good sign for owner-operators

| April 27, 2012

The nation's largest owner-operator fleet, Landstar, reports that it had its best first quarter ever.

Get inside of a twister with Sean Casey

| April 26, 2012

Truckers News is hosting a live chat tonight with storm chaser Sean Casey.

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