Life

Terry Smith’s focus on safety, health, biz produces balance of disciplined professionalism, vibrant lifestyle

Terry Smith of Miramichi, New Brunswick, has five rules for safety that have helped him to drive 4.75 million accident-free miles in his 42-year career. The fruits of his fifth rule, which impacts more than safety, helped him earn the industry’s top honor: 2013 Owner-Operator of the Year.

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Midnight Express: ’98 Peterbilt 379

Owner-operator Josh Van Wagoner of Auburn, Ill., says he's given his 1998 379 Peterbilt rig four makeovers. The Pete used to be black cherry and teal, but for his latest renovation, which took six months, he picked a paint scheme with black and pink.

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Finalist Patty Adams: ‘I had to fight my way to where I am’

Adams has been trucking for 30 years and says she had to learn to stand up for herself.

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Overdrive’s Truckers Tools offers easy access to FMCSA registry of med examiners

In line with the effective date of the federal rule requiring drivers to see an FMCSA-approved medical examiner for DOT physicals, Overdrive has released in its Trucker Tools smartphone app a new function to help drivers find medical examiners based on their location and via search.

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Great GATS Giveaway: Register for chance to win hotel stay, pre-paid credit card for Dallas show

The Great American Trucking Show is giving away to three pre-registered attendees various prizes, including free hotel stays, pre-paid credit cards, VIP passes, meals and more.

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Long Haul Survivor benefit totals announced

May 17, the raffle winner, Brittany Dunigan, picked up the rig in Iowa, and it was revealed the rig raised a grand total of $142K on its yearlong fund-raising tour.

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If the home is a castle, what about the truck?

So-called "castle law" explored.

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A spare tire walks into a bar…

George and Wendy take a trip to the beach for the first in a long time -- look in the mirror says, time to gear up for a weight-loss initiative; you can help their success, and your own!

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Forgetting a parking place and other highway goofups

If you've forgotten where your truck is parked, you’ve got something in common with most four-wheelers.

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Singer Lindsay Lawler starts four-month truck stop tour next week

Country singer and Highway Angel spokesperson Lindsay Lawler will begin her second Highway Angel Truck Stop Tour on May 21. The tour covers more than 10 states and lasts until late September.

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