Hauling the Ebola virus with Dallas hazmat response team and wrecker service

| October 22, 2014

CG Environmental owner Erick McCallum Tuesday, Oct. 21, was hopeful that "we're seeing the end of it coming very soon." The company, with an affiliated wrecker service, has been on the front lines of the Ebola clean-up in Dallas.

Chad Boblett trucks up from nothing

| October 22, 2014

The story of how Marine Corps veteran and onetime company driver Chad Boblett drove his independent business to success shows that, sometimes, the big leap pans out, even in this business.

Is it really depression?

| October 21, 2014

The most important thing to remember about depression is that “it's not all in your head.” If you are having feelings of overpowering sadness that persist for long periods of time, get a tune-up and add some vital nutrients or medications to your daily routine. Don't be afraid to talk about it.

Video: 20-year-old TX intrastate hauler Chris Miller

| October 18, 2014

The latest in Tex Crowley's "Life of a Trucker" series of profile vids features this young driver, who issues a plea to those getting into the industry to work together to restore the respect for each other he feels was much more common when he was growing up.

Driver saves woman who went into cardiac arrest along the highway

| October 17, 2014

Truck driver Vijaydeep Sahasi has been named the latest Truckload Carriers Association Highway Angel after he performed CPR on a woman on the side of the road who had gone into cardiac arrest.

On the road again: Retired owner-operator’s ’05 Kenworth

| October 17, 2014

Ronnie Brees sold his former Kenworth in April 2011 and considered retiring from trucking. But just two months later, “I was missing the road and started looking for another truck,” he says. He found this ...

Sleep at home is overrated

| October 17, 2014

Missing the lullaby of an idling truck... "If you have insomnia, I highly recommend it, though I doubt an insurance company will pay for a Freightliner as sleep therapy."

What does your truck’s color say about you?

| October 15, 2014

The American Independent Truckers' Association (AITA) has launched an online quiz that offers insight on what choice of vehicle color could reflect in the owner's personality.

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