Changing Gear: Updates from TRP, Western Star, East, Fontaine

| February 11, 2014

TRP Aftermarket Parts unveils a new user-friendly website, while Western Star brings a tough Allison transmission into the fold and more.

What do cats think of us?Image Gallery

| February 11, 2014

Cats might not be as social with their owners as dogs, but that hasn’t stopped truckers from taking them on the road.

Hopping a beverage trailer to D.C.

| February 10, 2014

Follow @channel19todd on Twitter for updates from this week's Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee meeting in Alexandria, Va., set to take up highway-bill priorities and CSA, among other topics.

Random thoughts, random signage

| February 09, 2014

Wendy marvels at the wealth of hung shingles in America: On a split billboard, an "ad was spray painted, home-made, cobbled together with plywood and corrugated cardboard. It read: 'We buy junk cars.'"

Introducing ‘Drivers for the TRUE Safety Act’

| February 08, 2014

In November Chris Gadarowski launched the "Drivers for the 'TRUE Safety Act'" Facebook page as a grassroots gathering point for those in favor of the bill’s call for an independent hours review attendant to a rollback of changes made last July.

Feeling the love with a new carrier, in a warm place

| February 07, 2014

If FMCSA is really concerned about safety, "they'll go after the companies with churn like a Wisconsin butter factory, and leave experienced drivers and small companies with longtime employees alone."

Respect where it’s due: Saluting diesel power, glory

| February 06, 2014

Operator Jean Annette Hamman tosses off a heartfelt salute to the big diesel machines that power American trucking.

Sometimes you gotta lose to win

| February 05, 2014

Following driver Art Huntley on his course of natural bodybuilding to lose weight and get in shape.

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