Blogs

The ups and downs of new-truck euphoria

"After months of negotiations and deals falling through, I was almost thinking the new truck was going to go the way of my much anticipated and never achieved boob job."

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VIDEO: Dashcam documents four-wheeler bad behavior

Libby Clayton sent along a harrowing dashcam vid showing one of the more egregious instances of aggressive driving by one of our four-wheeled friends that she's seen recently.

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Victory and Frank’s incense

Once upon a time in Southern Ohio, a crazy lady finished a quiet book, perhaps the most expensive handmade Christmas gift for a four-year-old ever made...

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A final run for Dolphy Dickerson, and an introduction: South TX Truckers for Kids

Rest in peace Dolphy Dickerson, career hauler from W.Va. who lost a battle with cancer Dec. 6. Also: South Texas Truckers pulls Toys for Tots drive in Mission, Texas.

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Ovedrive Radio: A few podcast apps to get you started

Not sure where to start in getting into podcasts? Here are a few apps for both Android and iOS to help you delve into it.

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Foghorn Leghorn for Congress

"It's hard to explain to a kid who's always lived in a 'never close' world how it feels to look forward to something as trivial as a cartoon show."

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Don’t try this driving trick at home … or anywhere else

Anyone who’s ever driven on ice knows that helpless moment when you realize you’ve lost control. When that round thing you’re gripping so tightly might as well be a toy. So it’s easy to appreciate the finesse with which this driver for Roald-hus, a Norwegian company, manipulates his straight truck on a slick road.

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Bulk fleet profile in pictures: Apex Logistics

A run through the basics of the California-based Apex Logistics fleet, partially in pictures.

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Want to see the best-looking truck on the road?

Wendy shows off the new bedrock of the business, a 2004 Freightliner Coronado -- and thanks her lucky stars for, well, almost everything...

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Throwing tomatoes at fuel-tax-hike bill

Any fuel-tax hike must come with "iron clad' provisions on misuse of funds for purposes other than highways, readers note -- meantime, the recent tax-hike bill's chances of passing?....

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