Blogs

A pterodactyl caught between a rock and a hard place

When you’ve seen the same highway for the thousandth mile, there ceases to be things to comment on, and you have to make your own magic.

Read More

Ripe & Ready: Correction and update

Ronnie King sold his 1994 Peterbilt 379 between the time we last spoke with him and our current, October 2012 issue, which features the truck in the Custom Rigs opening spread.

Read More

Should I move in?

Moving in is easier than moving out.

Read More

Four-wheeler scare-quotes ‘professional’

A letter writer to a Minnesota newspaper, contending there's an epidemic of big-rig drivers' speeding on the nation's highways, is suffering from tunnel vision when he mocks drivers' "professional" badge of honor.

Read More

Hebe leaves his mark on an industry he loved

All controversy aside, there are a lot of guys who love Jim Hebe. They see a reflection of themselves in his swagger, his can-do, never-say-die philosophy and his unquestioned passion for both trucks and the trucking industry.

Read More

US Bank debuts OTR MasterCard

US Bank is introducing a new Over-The-Road credit card that is optimized for fleet management across the country. Kurt Adams, president of corporate payment system for US Bank and Max Fuller, CEO and Chairman of US Xpress unveiled the new card at ATA today. The new Master Card is based on a system that was initially developed for US Xpress and will now be offered to fleets nationwide. This move has been facilitated by U.S. Bank's ...

Read More

People do the strangest things

Four-wheelers, beware: Just because you're in your car doesn't mean we can't see you.

Read More

Big success for ‘band together’ campaign

TA Petro has raised more than $750,000 in their three years of efforts to secure donations to the St. Christopher fund in exchange for wristbands.

Read More

At 13.4 mpg, the future of aero trucking?

Those who attended the Mid-America Trucking Show this year got a glimpse of aero's possible future if they stopped by the Airflow Truck Co. exhibit.

Read More

BigRoad logging app

BigRoad (free for driver mobile app; $15 a month for fleets) doesn't need to be anything more than what it is. Using Google maps for navigation, in-app messaging, sending/receiving tools and little else, it makes logging and tracking a cinch. The main draw for both drivers and fleets is the logging function, which is compatible with United States and Canada hours of service compliance rules. On the top left of the home screen, the round duty ...

Read More