Changing Gear: High-tech solutions from TruckersBooks, Continental, TMC

| June 09, 2014

Well, in this ever-changing world in which we live, the latest technology breakthroughs come fast and furious. In the trucking world, the latest hardware and software can help make drivers even more efficient and productive. ...

Eating my way South

| June 08, 2014

What happens after a night of boiled peanuts, hush puppies and crab legs drenched in butter -- when you're supposed to be on a weight-loss program...

Flying OTR with owner-operator Joe Czmiel

| June 06, 2014

Introducing owner-operator Joe Czmiel's FlyOTR.com, offering 12-by-18-inch flags meant to fly from the lock bars on van doors.

Who says truckers can’t agree?

| June 06, 2014

In the wake of the scandal over the Maxim ad, Wendy says, "let congress know how much of a target the trucking industry will be if the insurance minimums are raised from $750,000 to $4 million," as some have proposed.

Trucking through the contestants: Trucker Talent Search

| June 05, 2014

Here find a handy way to stream the lot of our Trucker Talent Search contestants' entries consecutively.

Why the general public should also know what ‘barratry’ means

| June 04, 2014

A full-page ad in Maxim magazine equating truckers with serial killers spawns an effort to get the magazines removed from retail outlets. A little kudos goes to some truck stops who've joined the effort.

DPF ash cleaning retread

| June 04, 2014

Trucks with DPF systems come with a warning light alerting the operator to the need for a cleaning, but many experts believe you shouldn’t wait for a warning light.... Plus: Wild non-commercial load to Cali.

The Highway 69 blues

| June 04, 2014

In Oklahoma, "enjoy the view, if you can concentrate after having your brain slammed around in your cranium."

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