Trucking leads the way in Capitol Christmas tree’s trek to D.C.

| November 10, 2014

The U.S. Capitol Christmas tree began its annual trip to Washington, D.C., Oct. 30, when a 75-foot white spruce from the Chippewa National Forest in Minnesota was harvested and loaded onto the back of a ...

Move Over Laws in spotlight through November

| November 08, 2014

The folks at Allstate insurance have teamed up with the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum in Chattanooga, Tenn., on a "Provider Safety Advocacy" campaign to raise awareness of Move Over laws.

NASTC names its America’s Best Drivers team 2014

| November 07, 2014

The members of the group represent, all told, 533 years of accident free experience and near 51 million miles.

Sleep apnea and conditional medical certification being fought on new fronts

| November 07, 2014

In an attempt to solve the problem of medical examiners' willingness to issue short-term conditional certifications — if any certification at all — pending results of a sleep study, NASTC has started offering both member and non-member carriers and drivers a sleep apnea screening and testing program that puts the process in the driver's hands.

Conversation starters at the counter of knowledge

| November 07, 2014

AKA “fun facts to know and forget.” Sometimes, making conversation on the road is hard.

Driver saves fellow trucker from hot asphalt leak after crash

| November 04, 2014

Driver Bill Hunt's help in an April 2014 crash helped save the life of a fellow truck operator. Here's his story.

Driving force: What drives you?

| November 02, 2014

"We need to remind everyone, that truck wouldn't go anywhere without the driver" -- Wendy on the "driving force" page of profiles.

The Barn: A Halloween tale

| October 31, 2014

Perry and his Freightliner are long gone, but the barn on his widow Dara's farm holds vestiges of him, and mysteries for her young daughter, whom Perry never met -- or , as Dara finds out in this chilling story, did he?

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