Let the (fuel-mileage) games begin!

| February 27, 2012

When owner-operator Henry Albert proposed that he test speed's effect on fuel mileage on his blog Feb. 22 by dropping his top speed from 65 to 60, he sparked a wellspring of commentary from his ...

Life makes sense out on the road

| February 27, 2012

Our extended vacation was good but went wrong in some ways.

A bit of Daytona 500 history

| February 26, 2012

The Daytona 500 race has never been rained out before. It was today.

Go Guy ‘pocket urinal’ pitchman ‘Go Cousin Vinny’

| February 26, 2012

"As spring approaches," runs the latest press release from the makers of the Go Guy pocket urinal (motto: "When there is nowhere to go, go where you are"), "more truckers will be heading out onto ...

They tax truckers to death and then tax us more

Phil Madsen | February 25, 2012

Talking today about ad valorem tax and thanking truckers

Fruit Smoothie

| February 24, 2012

Any of you drivers who make an effort to stay healthy while on the road know that it's tough — really tough. And when it comes to eating, you have to plan, plan, plan. This ...

About Express-1 and XPO

Phil Madsen | February 24, 2012

I am researching and writing a story about expedite carrier Express-1 and its parent company XPO Logistics, Inc.

Back to basics in apnea debate: The importance of sleep

| February 24, 2012

Last night on the Truth About Trucking Live online radio program of fuel hauler Allen Smith and his wife, Donna, discussion of the FMCSA's Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and Medical Review Board's joint work ...

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