Read his lips

| October 19, 2010

Owner-operator F. P. Sykes expressed much of the same frustration in September 1965's issue of Overdrive that truckers saythe feel today.

‘Workin’ Class’ — a new trucking tune from Leland Martin

| October 18, 2010

It's named after owner-operator Colin Stuart's "big ol’ Peterbilt all decked out and tricked out with beautiful murals of horses on the sides of the trailer," country crooner Leland Martin told my colleagues over at ...

Live from the first-annual Nashville “Chrome & Class” truck show

| October 15, 2010

Rex (left) and Hayden Eady are the father (owning and operating) and son (building, along with Hayden's older brother Hayward) pair behind the 1996 custom-built Peterbilt 379 pictured. The Pete, powered by a Caterpillar 3406B ...

Learning from a crash course

| October 14, 2010

Such opportunities will increase as the economy struggles to get on its feet, and trucking already is ahead of the curve. It’s easy in the flush of good times to forget lessons so clearly illustrated during hardship. It’s best not to.

Oh driver where art thou?

| October 14, 2010

Dear driver, I have been hearing there is a shortage of you. Is it because all the owner-operators are succumbing to that CSA 2010 bug and electronic logs? Or are all those newfangled hybrid trucks ...

Vitality in strange cargo — operating tables, diners, sea turtles and more. . .

| October 13, 2010

If you haven't seen it out on the truckstop racks, check out the digital edition of the October Truckers News for a fun feature profiling several haulers who move some of the more unique truckloads ...

Wolf River Rail Trail

| October 12, 2010

The Wolf River Rail Trail is easily accessible for a trucker. Access it in Brookville, Ohio, exit 21 on I-70. The easiest way to access it is to go south off of the exit. Wendy’s, ...

Haul Road to the Himalayas: Interviewing Lisa Kelly

| October 11, 2010

The current "IRT: Deadliest Roads" season of the "Ice Road Truckers" reality-TV series franchise on the History Channel aired its second episode last night, after a launch the previous Sunday that garnered 3.4 million viewers. ...

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