Texting temptation: A little ditty — and more — to help you resist

| September 08, 2011

A little good humor today -- with a safety message to boot. Admit it: We've all been tempted when it comes to texting while driving, right? What will it hurt to answer the spouse's question with ...

Plenty of chrome at Dallas show

| September 07, 2011

There were a record 71 entrants at the Great American Trucking Show Pride & Polish in late August. See video of three contestants.

Diesel price is up: One operator’s response

| September 07, 2011

Driving habits can do a lot for fuel efficiency, as we know, but there are other ways of dealing with the continued high cost of fuel, up another 5 cents nationally last week. Seeing the ...

A novel ‘hot load’ strategy

| September 04, 2011

Next time somebody tells you they've got a "hot load" and you best to do everything and more in your power to get it there on-time, you may do well to point the speaker in ...

My talk with the $25,000-winning ‘Navigator of the Year’

| September 02, 2011

I got the grand opportunity to meet an owner-operator at the Great American Trucking Show last week who holds something of a grand distinction of being the only OO I know who's had a $25,000 ...

Channel 19 news round-up: flooding, radio, TSE, petition…

| September 01, 2011

Vid tour through I-680 flood damage As Missouri River floodwaters receded from flood stage this month after a long summer of high water, Iowa DOT officials finally got a look at I-680 at the I-29 interchange, ...

Manufacturing expansion passes two years

| September 01, 2011

Factory activity expanded for the 25th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 27th consecutive month.

Dieting advice for truckers

| September 01, 2011

Dear Carolyn, I have lost about 10 pounds this month by following your dieting advice. My question is how can I lose ten more? I know you are more about "dating" advice giving than you are ...

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