Industry news

| December 12, 2008

FREIGHTLINER TO USE SCR FOR 2010 United States, said Chris Patterson, president and CEO of Freightliner Trucks. The SCR usa...

A clean sweep

| December 12, 2008

With new materials and new designs, windshield wipers are providing better visibility in rain and snow. Most owner-op...

Louisville Slugger

| December 12, 2008

They may be "bad to the bone," but George Thorogood and the Destroyers will sound good to truckers relaxing after a full day at the Mi...

Stop and swap

| December 12, 2008

Tire rotation requires only minor, infrequent downtime, but pays big dividends. During the 15-plus years Jim Green ha...

Remote control

| December 12, 2008

Internet kiosks, such as this one at an Alabama Flying J, allow truckers to conduct online banking while on the road. ...

Company man

| December 12, 2008

1952: Born in Wheeling, W.Va. 1970: Graduated high school in Barnesville, Ohio. 1970-72: Attended Belmont Technical College in St. Cla...

Industry news

| December 12, 2008

FMCSA WANTS ON-BOARD RECORDERS FOR SERIOUS HOURS VIOLATORS Federal regulations proposed Jan. 11 would require truck and bus com...

Worst roads: Go west

| December 12, 2008

Once again, readers say Pennsylvania has the nation's worst roads, Texas the best. Comedian W.C. Fields said: "On t...

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