Blogs

Shower report 2014

Wendy comes back from a cross-country trip ready to crown one truck-stop with the superlative of "best showers"...

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‘American Trucks’ from across the pond; Need-a-new-lane blues

Swiss photographer Ulysses Frechelin's "American Trucks" fine-art photo book; and reader Eric Buckel on I-15 from Barstow to Vegas: Add a new lane!

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Reading between the lines of Trucker Talent entries

Three finalists will compete at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Aug. 21-23, for the winning spot in the contest, brought to you by Chevron Delo.

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VID: Driver questions trooper’s safety on highway, gets clean inspection

Driver's dashcam vid of exchange with police over safe driving goes viral.

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Changing Gear: Recapping a busy week of OEM, vendor announcements

Someone must have been in the water last week in Detroit and at other manufacturing points far and wide. The news announcements from some of the nation’s top truck makers and equipment vendors came fast and furious, underlying either a rash of breakthrough technological marvels or a mere coincidence of timing. In case you missed a headline or two, here’s a brief recap. Eaton Corp. expanded its three-year bundled warranty program for remanufactured transmissions to now ...

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DEF or dumb?

"I am so sick and tired of literally stumbling over the trash from diesel exhaust fluid. When it's not sold in bulk at the pump, the amount of waste involved is incredible."

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‘Perfect storm’ for driver issues afoot?

In the words of driver Allen Smith: "with all that has just happened in just the last 3 weeks, we have the momentum and leverage needed to encourage the FMCSA to listen intently, while everything is out on the table from all sides."

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Ruining a good thing: Bathroom privacy

Another doozy of a restroom tale from Wendy: "I've written more stories about bathrooms than pretty much anything else, and if you didn't know any better, you'd probably think I was weird."

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If you didn’t think there was a truck-show season…

Think again. With Pride & Polish action heating up June 26 in Wisconsin, here's a heads-up on a couple regional events occurring over the next several weeks.

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Don’t make me write you into my fictional story

"Sometimes, sleeping on the road is hard."

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