Volvo says run DME

| June 07, 2013

Volvo Trucks North America this week unveiled a "new" alternative fuel for heavy-duty commerical trucks. Here are some technical aspects.

Getting used to this whole communicating thing

| June 07, 2013

"I'm a visitor in your world, I don't actually drive and I'm not a true part of it, but I feel gratified to have a voice to tell people about it."

‘Best thing that ever happened’ to former owner-operator team

| June 06, 2013

Many owner-operators succeed as a leased operator. But it’s worthwhile noting what the Carpenters learned about operating under their own authority and expanding beyond one truck.

Staring down CARB, learning from the best

| June 06, 2013

Owner-operator Steve Bixler weighs in on four-wheeler education, and California-resident independents Tom and Karen Moore face a tough CARB choice.

The ‘kabang crunch’ wake-up call

| June 05, 2013

"There's absolutely no reason in hell to catch third in a Love's, unless your hair is on fire or a member of the Taliban has suddenly popped out of your bunk with an RPG aimed at the back of your head."

Alaska: Avalanche on the Haul Road!

| June 04, 2013

Never a dull moment on Alaska's Haul Road to Prudhoe Bay, as recent avalanches on Atigun Pass proved for two rigs caught up in them.

I’ve been everywhere, man

| June 03, 2013

The things you miss -- and, better yet, the things you don't -- driving around the country hauling freight.

Four-wheelers should ‘learn from truck drivers’

| June 03, 2013

Con-way Freight's Tom Clark makes a compelling case for his view that four-wheelers should take a lesson from professional truck drivers on distracted driving -- as a frequent two-wheeler, I concur.

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