How much of your business goes to the trash?

| October 21, 2010

The folks over 40mpg.org, the site of an advocacy organization working to make "40 miles per gallon the standard for all automobiles in the United States," makes note of recent automakers' trumpeting of operations changes ...

So you want a good deal on a low-mileage truck…

| October 20, 2010

Sales of trucks, like everything else, slumped badly during the recession. Now there’s a shortage of used trucks in the sweet spot of four to five model years old, and it’s not going away anytime soon.

Novelist takes literary achievement to the truckstop

| October 20, 2010

Beyond the spotlight of trucking industry news in July this year a novelist was hard at work promoting a book, her first, in which one of four main characters is a long-hauler turned local delivery driver ...

Kandel Transport’s seasoned legacy

| October 20, 2010

Owner-operator Richard Daniels started trucking in 1946 and retired as Kandel Transport Co. president in 1992. His son, Jack Daniels, grew the Akron, Ohio-based reefer carrier with his father's guidelines: "Flash has no place in a business owner's life."

Belgium, Wis.

| October 20, 2010

This is the trail that got me thinking about putting together a guide of trucker friendly trails. I have been stopping at the How Dea Truck Stop for more than 20 years. I had even ...

Nashville Rush Chrome & Class show winnersImage Gallery

| October 19, 2010

Friday I reported from the site of the first annual Chrome & Class Truck Show at the Nashville location of Rush Truck Centers just east-southeast of downtown in Smyrna. If you missed it, read about ...

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 ...

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