Driver dispatches to DOT: New priorities for a new secretary

| July 02, 2013

What should the new DOT Secretary focus make a priority as he takes office? We asked, and drivers responded.

State-controlled messages on your truck

| July 01, 2013

Will states soon have the ability to broadcast via your license plate that you're over hours or drowsy?

Stunning flatbed airbrush work — and a benefit of customizingImage Gallery

| July 01, 2013

Mike Manuel on his small flatbed fleet's custom showpiece, "Custombilt 359": "I'm in the hauling business, so my trucks will represent me." What a representative it is!

Our voice has more power than before

| June 30, 2013

I have never been a fan of voice-powered apps or features on phones. My exact words when I’d see a commercial for Apple iPhone’s Siri would go something along the lines of “That’s just a total ...

Price of freedom — and a historic smackdown!

| June 30, 2013

"A Prince whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people." --Thomas Jefferson, 1776

A truck by any other name

| June 29, 2013

Etymology of the word 'truck' and various other words for the explosion of new things these past 150 years.

When trucks were trucks: Familiar faces at Fitzgerald’s

| June 29, 2013

Bill Blankenship of McMinnville, Tenn., showed off a classic find of a 1953 GMC 630, powered by a 134-hp Detroit diesel, at the Pride & Polish at Fitzgerald's.

Trucking with environmentalists

| June 28, 2013

What the President's new Climate Action Plan has to say about heavy-duty trucks yields odd alignment of environmental / trucking perspective in discussion.

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