Blogs

Dallas, here we come

Wendy looks forward to the Great American Trucking Show this week: "To say we're excited about the show this year is an understatement. It's been a rough year ..."

Read More

Cabover and conventional matched pair for ETI head Cline Everhart

The 2000 Freightliner Argosy and 2007 Kenworth W900 of Cline Everhart's Everhart Transportation fleet.

Read More

Limiting the possibilities of life in general

“The speed limiters are coming! The speed limiters are coming!” Wendy's reasons why this is a bad idea.

Read More

Saving time with curtainside trailer, losing it with detention

“So now you get your phone out, take a nap, find something to occupy your time,” said steel hauler Jeremy Johnson said. “I just sit here and wait till they get it all sorted out at my expense.”

Read More

‘One out of every six Americans killed on the job is a truck driver’

That's directly from a Department of Labor blog post about workplace-death stats, explored here. And: One operator's reliable truck is another's "dream gear" -- one driver's wisecrack "comment of the week"...

Read More

A look at truckers’ highway tax bill from 2014

The trucking industry in 2014 raked in $726.4 billion in freight revenue, according to a recent report from ATA. Here's how much of that went to highway use taxes.

Read More

13 reasons you hang on to that old truck

Having a truck paid off makes for a boost in versatility in decisions about the business -- in a variety of ways, too, many associated with outright ownership of specifically older equipment, readers say.

Read More

Color and Chrome Show participants enjoy lucky No. 7

The Color and Chrome Fantasy Truck Show, held in Nebraska near the end of July each year, is "all about the working truck and the truck drivers,” says organizer Tinker Raasch.

Read More

The best rookie story of all time

Trainer Bob, trainee Pete and one expensive ham sandwich ...

Read More
AD

What’s your dream gear?

What piece of trucking gear could you use most effectively that, well, just hasn't been invented yet? Some examples here. Weigh in yourself via 530-408-6423 on our podcast voicemail line.

Read More