Blogs

More toilet talk: Aim before using

Singing the wonders of the American landscape -- and launching a campaign against defoulers of public toilets, "the cause of public restroom stewardship."

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Hauling expedited — in a Nissan?

Morris Finley hauls expedited freight (mostly auto parts destined for final air leg to assembly plants) in and around Nashville, Tenn., in a 2012 two-skid-capable Nissan NV2500 high-top cargo van.

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Safety and fuel economy at 85 mph

Given the toll, safety worries and the inability or unwillingness of many truckers to drive 85 mph, heavy-duty trucks could be underrepresented on the new part of SH 130.

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Hulu, Netflix apps

How to catch your favorite shows and flicks on the road.

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It’s hard to admit you’re wrong

But herein, M. Wendy Parker does just that, heaping no small amount of praise on those "planners, CSRs and dispatchers" she may or may not have called orangutans at some past point...

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Bobby Bright’s final ride: June 15, 1945-Oct. 10, 2012

Remembering Virginia-based hauler Bobby Bright, memorialized by his son Robert with a final big-rig ride to his final resting place October 16, 2012, at Madison Garden Cemetery in Madison, Va.

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DEF sales projected to explode in coming years

What's the potential for DEF sales? Nearly 2 billion gallons a year.

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Call your kids

A mom asks her ex to please call his sons.

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The improbable fruits of annoyance

Would you believe only 3 percent of auto drivers actually comply with residential stop signs? Such was seen by longtime observer of annoying human behavior John Trinkaus, explored further here.

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In a tizzy over short miles pay

"They can ping your truck within six inches but they can't pay you mileage? Who the hell do I write a letter to? It's going to be scathing and probably contain *!?! at least once.”...

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