Blogs

The Steve Bixler Super Trucks card

How many owner-operators out there have been featured on a Super Trucks card? Bixler's rare honor shows his 1989 Freightliner cabover.

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The upside of being dirty

If you don't give your body a chance to experience germs, it won't know what to do when it meets them.

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Mustang’s 3-million-mile, one-truck haul nears end

Owner-operator Mike Crawford is approaching 3 million safe miles all logged in the same 1994 Freightliner -- wish him luck on the final 37,000...

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The link between highways and murder

The book tackles a broader subject: the link between murders and the Interstate Highway System.

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PHOTOs: Bridgestone’s retread process, tire maintenance and more

A pictorial tour through Bridgestone's La Vergne, Tenn., North American Manufacturing Education Center and retread plant.

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Dealing with trucker trolls

How do you handle hateful comments on the web?

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A narrow escape from Automatic Hell

The world has become an automatic place. Even in the most remote areas of Minnesota, sinks, hand dryers and toilets at the rest stops are automated. People actually believe this is good, but as a person who knows the truth (there’s no such thing as automatic, everything is operated by tiny demons who long to make your bathroom experience as harrowing as possible), I fear automation is going to be what kills me. Apparently, I am ...

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Volvo hosting worldwide ‘magical hour’ with truck launch

Following slackliner Faith Dickey's wire walk between two moving Volvo rigs, the truck maker is hosting a live worldwide unveiling of the European-model FH Wed., Sept. 5.

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PHOTO: Montana Peterbilt breaks new ground

And just who is that guy standing next to the Pete? The new facility is set to open in May 2013.

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Hollywood gears up for throwback trucking flick

18 Wheel Butterfly is supposedly a throwback road film that is part Thelma and Louise, part Smokey and the Bandit.

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