Author: ‘U.S. law in need of simplification, basic human empathy’

| March 19, 2014

"Overhaul and simplify the law to release the energy and passion of Americans so that we can begin to address the challenges of our society." --Philip K. Howard, from a 2010 talk that rings with messages directly applicable to trucking

Changing Gear: TMC updates from Cummins, Eaton, Dana, Webb Wheel, Phillips, Idle Smart

| March 18, 2014

The Technology and Maintenance Council’s annual meeting usually is the time that fleet maintenance managers gather to discuss the latest technical and shop trends, so naturally the vendors that attend the event and hold press ...

Cabover at the Neal awards — and plenty of gratitude

| March 17, 2014

Journalistic awards are great, but it's too often the case that the crucial element of the business of trade press is lost in the discourse that emerges from shop talk -- the importance of listening to the readers.

Having a quirk doesn’t make you a jerk

| March 16, 2014

Rather, "it makes you quirky," says Wendy. "Home time is awesome."

Holy snow-banks! Winter rolling vid over Loveland Pass

| March 15, 2014

Another couple vids from the GoPro Camera of young Caleb Christner, son of Don Christner, the Reed Hurst Trucking driver whose dispatches from the road you've become familiar with over the last year or two.

For your dining (or building) pleasure

| March 14, 2014

George's choice in Clif Bars, if he can't swing a Cloud Cake: “I would like the one that doesn't taste like drywall, please.”

Who will sell Jimmy Fallon a pickup?

| March 13, 2014

"If those aren't 'big enough' for Fallon, I wonder what kind of registration/permit you might need to run a Class 8 in downtown NYC as a personal vehicle...."

If a tree falls in the forest, will you shut up?

| March 12, 2014

"We're looking for flooring and I'm driving George nuts. I'm certain you just gasped with surprise. Since he's the installer, he knows exactly what we need. I'm the decorator and I know what I want."

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