WNBA star and her mother, a former trucker, recognized by industry organization

| August 17, 2010

Did you know that the most decorated player in the WNBA (and a four-time Olympic gold medal winner besides), former L.A. Sparks star Lisa Leslie, grew up the daughter of a career truck driver? I ...

Jazzy's quest started far away from the spotlight

| August 17, 2010

The photo of Jasmine “Jazzy” Jordan crossing the finish line at Times Square in New York City a few weeks ago and another taken with her holding flowers and smiling immediately afterward is reminiscent of ...

‘Monster train’ and other freight supersizers

| August 17, 2010

You might have missed news of Union Pacific testing to see just how long a train can be. I didn’t know of it until reading a Wall Street Journal story this week. Writer Jennifer Levitz ...

Live online CD release party for ‘When the Big Rigs Don’t Roll’

| August 16, 2010

Join the www.AsktheTrucker.com proprietors this Wednesday for a live online exclusive release event for a new record aimed squarely at the politically conscious among you. "When the Big Rigs Don't Roll" is its title, and ...

Trucking shutterbugs bring it in Truckers News first photo contest

| August 13, 2010

Photographers brought pretty stunning images to the online photo forum we host at the the Flickr.com photo site for the first, July contest on the theme of "Junked or Forgotten Trucks/Trailers." Check out Bob McGilvray's ...

Fitness and health to be big themes at GATS

| August 11, 2010

Named for the laudable goal of launching truck drivers writ large past the statistical driver's average age of death (less 61 years, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 16 years younger than ...

Join us at GATS!

| August 11, 2010

Something sort of amazing has happened in the past month. Truckers News' Fit for the Road program decided to put together a 5K event for the Great American Trucking Show. We figured the turnout might be ...

Empowerment

| August 11, 2010

The most frustrating thing about trucking is the waste of time.  Shippers and consignees seem to gleefully waste it. Our time has no value to them. They often treat the drivers like we have no ...

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