A Lone Star special: 2/3 off on new toll road

| March 14, 2013

The Texas DOT is offering you quite a deal – two-thirds off the truck rate on its newest toll road, SH 130, for 12 months. This is the road that got so much publicity last ...

Boaters ‘flashing truckers’ prompt new restrictions in N.C.

| March 14, 2013

New NCDOT buoys around the I-77 causeway over Lake Norman attempt to remove the exhibitionist temptation.

Bitten — by more than the trucking bug

| March 13, 2013

" The spiders in South Texas are so big they strap saddles to them and put them in rodeos. Small children who make a scene by screaming for Starbucks in the food court are fed to them."

Counting up the joys

| March 12, 2013

"Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it." --Fyodor Dostoevsky

Work Truck Show wrap-up

| March 10, 2013

Rounding up commercial van market, hybrid truck, solar panel, natural gas powertrain and other news from the NTEA show in Indianapolis, which ended March 8.

Einstein warned us about this

| March 10, 2013

"I think riding in a big truck for a day should be part of every driver's education class given. These kids need to have the view I do for a day..."

Dear American people: ‘You are about to be tracked 24/7′

| March 09, 2013

Would you install an in-vehicle tracking device for an insurance discount? Most consumers wouldn't, which makes all the talk of a vehicle-miles-traveled highway tax all the more mystifying.

Close encounter with an Allman

| March 08, 2013

"You'd be amazed at how many bad words you can call someone during the drum solo of 'In the Air Tonight' if it's turned up loud enough."

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