Scenes from the 2010 Rush Tech Skills RodeoImage Gallery

| December 14, 2010

I'm in San Antonio, Texas, this morning at the site of Rush Truck Centers' fifth annual Tech Skills Rodeo, which pits 65 (out of more than 700 entering) of the truck dealer/service center network's best ...

Top road-trip songs at Custom Rigs, from Pioneer

| December 13, 2010

Overdrive custom Class 8 dedicated magazine Custom Rigs recently reported news of Pioneer Electronics' first-ever poll of its customers that asked for the best "Road Trip" song. Willie Nelson's "On the road again" took top ...

‘Who’s inefficient?’ Four wheels or 18?

| December 10, 2010

So asks New Cumberland, Pa., resident and owner-operator Tom Bowers in a letter to the editor published in the Harrisburg, Pa., Patriot-News, in response to a letter from another area resident heaping the bulk of ...

Can’t take the trucking out of the girl

| December 09, 2010

New Jersey native Cindy Cadiente appreciates her trucking heritage as the daughter of a former Independent Truckers Association president.

Custom Volvo Class 8 VHD pickup makes splash

| December 09, 2010

Volvo Trucks is offering customers the experience of a lifetime at the company's New River Valley manufacturing plant in Dublin, Va., a little more interesting with the addition of a severe service model VHD built in modified ...

Fair or foul? Self-examination via the four-wheeler perspective

| December 08, 2010

We've brought it up from time to time here, no doubt -- no secret that the large majority of on-highway accidents involving large trucks follow an initial mistake made by the driver of a four-wheeled ...

Wikileaks offers window into Iranian trucking community

| December 07, 2010

However you feel about the WikiLeaks organization's recent and ongoing release of classified U.S. diplomatic cables, there's no doubt that many of the releases offer fascinating windows into the ways of world power -- and ...

Ghosts of violations past

| December 07, 2010

For owner-operator purposes, CSA 2010 started three years ago. That’s how far back your violations are taken into account.

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