Close encounters on the Alaskan ‘Haul Road’

| June 14, 2010

Carlile Transportation driver Jim "J.D." Dobbs sees "a lot of wildlife" on somewhat regular runs on the Dalton Highway in Alaska to and from the Prudhoe Bay oil fields. "Moose, caribou, things of that nature," he says. "Some ...

Finding Places

| June 14, 2010

It is not easy to find safe places to exercise near truck stops.  Truckers News is trying to help. We are compiling a list of trails near truckstops. If you know of any please get ...

SpongeBob Squarepants underwear OK in truckstop coffee line

| June 11, 2010

If you know Mike "Mustang" Crawford, Overdrive's 2010 Driver of the Year, you probably hear from him from time to time with an epic, often quite hilarious story. Last time we checked in on the Prime-leased Missouri owner-operator here Crawford told of ...

Come walk for your health

| June 11, 2010

The healthy truckers are at it again. The Trucking Solutions Group Driver Health Council, who put on the health walk in Louisville earlier this year will, along with HTAA and our Fit for the Road program, ...

Take charge and do something

| June 11, 2010

I will never try to convince you that a marathon runner is healthier than a 5k runner. An elite marathon runner will be out on the course running hard for more than 2 hours. An elite ...

Good guy gone bad?

| June 10, 2010

Dear Carolyn, I am described by most of my friends and family as a “good guy.” I go to church, volunteer in my community and am a loyal, faithful husband. I’m the first one to help ...

New Truckers News photo contests starting in July

| June 10, 2010

In July, Truckers News, via its photo group on Flickr.com, is embarking on a new monthly series of photo contests -- the winner will have his/her photo published in the magazine and will receive an instructional ...

3,000 miles for you

| June 09, 2010

Jazzy Jordan reached the 3,000-mile mark yesterday as I was working on the story and vid below -- check it out for her father's call for all able truckers to join the run as it heats up ...

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