Blogs

Renowned tenor proves there’s no such thing as a typical trucker

Opera tenor Carl Tanner's story, which includes a stint as a bounty hunter while driving a truck, will appeal to many people. It’s gritty and real.

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Giving snail mail some digital legs

Two services marketed directly to owner-operators -- Equinox Mailbox and Cyber Drop Box -- offer the ability for drivers to receive postal mail digitally while on the road.

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Happy birthday to me

"Forty-five years on this planet and I haven't managed to stupid myself to death yet."

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Treadle valve corrosion a growing problem?

Adjustment isn't the only brake problem going -- observer and longtime former driver Allan Powell suggests treadle valve corrosion is a growing issue.

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The uneasy dance with red light cameras

A new study released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says red-light cameras reduce accidents. What's your thought on traffic cams?

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Home time: A trip into the neckwear vortex

"I'm fairly certain the Borg is alive and well and living in the bowels of an Ikea in Flagstaff ... wearing Ugg boots and a scarf."

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Fuel-tax dustup in MI (Can you spell I – F – T – A?)

Is it time to say goodbye to Michigan's retail diesel tax? If that means the governor getting his way, you might want to pray it stays.

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Reefer Madness: How will pot legalization affect trucking?

Let’s talk about pot for minute, shall we?

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Losing your sparkle

Beware the bad-day blues...

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Running around Cali: Martin Jez’ 1988 Pete cabover

California-based owner-operator Jez realized he'd need to upgrade his emissions system in the near term -- he delayed the need by, well, buying old.

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