A spare tire walks into a bar…

| May 14, 2014

George and Wendy take a trip to the beach for the first in a long time -- look in the mirror says, time to gear up for a weight-loss initiative; you can help their success, and your own!

Forgetting a parking place and other highway goofups

| May 13, 2014

If you've forgotten where your truck is parked, you’ve got something in common with most four-wheelers.

More trucking tunes — and a cheeseburger

| May 13, 2014

Catch Bill Weaver's "Ode to a Peterbilt" in video, likewise the 'Monkey Gouger' cheeseburger, named for owner-operator Jimmy Ardis, at the Manning, S.C., TA location.

Changing Gear: ACT Expo highlights from Freightliner, Kenworth, Eaton, Chart, dHybrid, Penske

| May 12, 2014

The annual Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo normally tends to be a fleet-centric affair, with discussions and product rollouts that pertain mostly to more sizable trucking companies. But for owner-operators interested in exploring alternative fuels ...

Rod Hannifey’s Australian ‘Industry Vehicle’

| May 12, 2014

Australian owner-operator Rod Hannifey and his Kenworth K200 cabover and double curtainside flats run the roads down under hauling freight and promoting share-the-road-type initiatives as well as driver-advocacy over parking and other issues there.

ELDs: Privacy, competition, adoption

| May 10, 2014

While the expectation of privacy and freedom of business choice are two different things, both tend to dominate ELD concerns... More voices on the mandate.

The ups and downs (mostly the former) of self-dispatch

| May 10, 2014

"So tomorrow we set out, for parts unknown, on a self-dispatch journey that doesn't include a regular run...."

Dinner with history

| May 09, 2014

"So I'm flipping through my virtual Overdrive and notice the contest Delo is having for a prize that involves dinner with Edgar the crab guy...."

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