Our way or the highway

| September 30, 2008

A new Ontario Trucking Association vehicle sticker (pictured) encourages highway safety by taking aim at aggressive motorists, reports CityNews.ca. The new sticker comes in part at the urging of Debbie Virgoe, the wife of trucker ...

Learning by example

| September 29, 2008

How Not to Respond to Towing Companies, and Police1. A Portland, Ore., tow-truck driver got the angry towee of a lifetime in a local woman who -- after a crowd surrounded the driver's truck one ...

Chasing the tailgaters

| September 26, 2008

One of Columbus Dispatch political cartoonist Joe Stahler's June 2008 sketches sends up motorists' unsafe driving habits, love of NASCAR and concern for fuel mileage, not necessarily in that order. It features a highway patrolman ...

Tale of two headlines

| September 25, 2008

Contrast these two headlines, both above stories detailing the group Truckers and Citizens of America's protest convoy to the U.S. Capitol Tuesday, Sept. 23:"Trucker Protest Runs Out of Gas" --at the website of third-party-logistics focused ...

On a more serious note

| September 24, 2008

Today, Tennessee DOT workers killed in the line of duty are honored at the Tennessee Smith County Welcome Center off I-40, as Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner Gerald Nicely joins family members at 10:30 AM, ...

Beats ‘Where’s the Beef?’

| September 23, 2008

Overdrive Editorial Director Max Heine's wife, Edie, shot this quite unique advertising slogan -- ">DRINKAMUGAMILKAMEAL," just right of the cow -- on a tank trailer while in Oregon, hiking the Cascades. Turns out the ...

What’s the strangest thing you’ve seen on the road?

| September 22, 2008

This thread on Prime's driver forum is more than a little hilarious, we do say (go, Prime drivers!), particularly in light of our recent Bigfoot post. The Prime forum thread details various strange things seen ...

Do they look like truckers to you?

| September 19, 2008

The southern rock outfit Drive-By Truckers -- led by Patterson Hood, son of soon-to-be Musicians Hall-of-Famer David Hood of the infamous Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section -- is back from its first European tour, co-headlining with ...

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