Meet Leon ‘Butch’ Mueller and his 1971 Pete 358Image Gallery

| March 21, 2012

Yesterday at Roehl Transport, after a day of talking with TCA/Truckers News Company Driver of the Year John Moeller (pictured here behind me in one of his Roehl Freightliner Coronado's drives' hubs), Roehl President and ...

Cummins: 2014 compliant engines will arrive in 2013

| March 21, 2012

Cummins announced that its lineup of diesel engines will meet 2014 fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas regulations beginning in January 2013. The new engines will deliver up to a 2 percent fuel economy improvement over ...

Cummins plans 15-L gas engine

| March 21, 2012

At Cummins press event- company is developing a 15-liter natural gas engine (ISX15 G), expected to fully launch in 2015.

Class 8 forecast for 2011

| March 20, 2012

At Cummins press event- engine company expects class 8 truck market to reach 278,000 in 2012 and remain strong through 2014

Big decision made today

| March 20, 2012

Decison made: I'm going to write a book about expediting.

One driver’s Wisconsin idyll — photos from the road

| March 20, 2012

On the road yesterday in Wisconsin I happened into this moment of contented beauty -- in the backyard of 56-year-old Roehl Transport flatbed division driver John Moeller. Moeller was named the TCA/Truckers News Company Driver ...

A cool customer I won’t talk about

Phil Madsen | March 19, 2012

I learned today that the company we delivered freight to this morning is recognized by local business organizations and national industry organizations as an innovative and groundbreaking player in its industry. Learned by reading the magazine articles mounted on the reception area walls. Diane and I drove overnight on a run that began on Saturday in Austin, Texas and had the first of two stops in Reno, Nev. Yesterday's driving was not easy and Diane was happy to hand the wheel over to me when shift change time came this morning at 1:45 local time. The first thing I noticed when I came forward out of the sleeper was stars in the sky. That was a relief. It meant I would not ...

What are owner-operators’ top five problems?

| March 19, 2012

Readers, I'm beginning research on a story I'm preparing for Overdrive's June issue on which I need as much owner-operator input as is possible. It's one that will probe the five biggest problems owner-operators face ...

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