Reader: ‘I see trucking improving’…

| May 08, 2014

That only tells a part of the story. In reader Jim Stewart's eyes, the regulatory drag on the trucking business is finally registering with customers where it counts: rates. What do you think?

George Parker, Gremlin Slayer

| May 07, 2014

The gremlins in our midst are primarily concerned with making our lives that much more annoying by taking the cruise control away...

Gender, personality traits and even more odd notions about numbers

| May 06, 2014

Your days are numbered, so to speak. Drivers are bombarded by numerical characters, more so today than ever.

Toll road to the CSA SMS…

| May 06, 2014

Deep in the weeds of the CSA program, a reporter takes a toll road to a clean inspection...

Changing Gear: MATS product review

| May 05, 2014

This year’s Mid-America Trucking Show has long since come and gone, with the usual avalanche of new product announcements. With all of the great stuff that was rolled out at this year’s show, it’d be ...

A dollar or a black eye in Von Ormy, Texas

| May 04, 2014

On winning -- and getting even...

Reports say Senate version of a highway bill next in line

| May 03, 2014

What exactly could be in it is anybody's guess, but if it at all resembles what the Obama administration put out early this week, here's hoping it walks back from expansive tolling provisions...

Re-use, re-purpose, ridicule, repeat

| May 02, 2014

George is skeptical of Wendy's recent recyling effort: repurposing a no-good cat collar as a bracelet: "Sometimes, being kind to the planet is hard."

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