Changing Gear: Truck and engine rewind

| June 23, 2014

This week we’re starting a new series that takes a look back at some recent product introductions for specific categories and specs. After all, since most of you are busy enough trying to manage your ...

Luck of the drive; Poetry for a husband

| June 23, 2014

A promotion nets a free set of drives for one Indiana owner-operator; And from a self-proclaimed "truck driver's wife" to her husband, a message "from the heart."

Wendy rants back

| June 22, 2014

In which Wendy responds to Whoopi Golderberg's recent trucking-related YouTube rant with one of her own. . .

1977 TranStar 4200: Old-school ‘patina’ at Pride & PolishImage Gallery

| June 21, 2014

High Gear Photography proprietor and Precision of New Hampton hauler Kenny Hubka's Transtar harks the first rig he ever steered, his father's 1972 model.

Multi-stop last mile from an Oregon National Forest

| June 20, 2014

The end of the Parkers' multi-stop load comes down the wire on hours. Wendy: "George really does amaze me sometimes. I would have been in the fetal position, sobbing...."

Load, self-dispatch automation: Heads up on two services

| June 19, 2014

Introducing DashHaul.com and Comfreight.com, two more load matching services aimed at involving direct shippers and great automation of the process.

Perils of the multiple stop load: One, three, four, two

| June 18, 2014

More self-dispatch learning curve for Wendy: "Sometimes, lessons are hard to learn."

Restart watch: Whoopi doesn’t get it either

| June 17, 2014

"Attention mainstream media: There are a lot of people out here who think the changes that have been proposed in draft legislation may actually, on the contrary, 'strengthen safety rules,'" contrary to what NYT editorial board thinks is going on in Congress.

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