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Tesla Semi and its clean inspection violate the eye test of more than one reader

And according to one, posting on Overdrive's Facebook page, inspectors may have jumped the gun when they posted the inspection of the battery-powered electric-drive rig was clean -- ""They did find a fuel leak after few hours of inspection." It's always something...

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Faces of the Road: HHG hauler/American author Finn Murphy

Long Haul Paul Marhoefer's detailing of how young Murphy "acquired a love for 'low company and hard work' while working at Dan's Service Station in Cos Cob, Connecticut," and more in a life and business hauling HHG, part of it chronicled in his "The Long Haul" book.

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Que hora es your mom?

In which Wendy decides to learn Spanish. Again. And it all "may or may not involve disappearing into the forests of Libre Union and becoming ranchers in the Yucatan."

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Hip, hip hurrah or hip replacement?

"I got my first AARP card in the mail this week. It only costs me $16 a year to officially prove I'm old. Life's been good to me so far."

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Communication breakdown

On anti-ELD messaging: "How about instead of telling people trucks are dangerous, tell them they may not enjoy the quickness of Amazon Prime overnight service. ... I can assure you, in this day and age, that is just as terrifying to modern day humans as the moon being eaten was to the cavemen."

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That’ll be all, Henrietta

George gives Wendy a solution to difficult phone conversations: “Next time you talk to her, just call her a different name every time you refer to her." ... You look lovelyin red, Jalisa.

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Rediscovering discoveries just discovered — talking heads, leasing practices, puddles

Breaking news! “We join the scene live, with Monica McDoodlesnap, as she uncovers shocking, never seen before, completely 100 percent brand-new discoveries in the trucking industry. Monica, can you describe the general atmosphere among the natives?”...

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Saturday round-up: Spring cleaning, chaining the trailer to the coil, best wisecracks of the year

Terminator once declared he could not self-destruct -- how about self-driving vehicles?; an e-log solution for the ages; and a check-in with flatbed owner-operator Joe Bielucki's real-man coils and overdue spring cleaning. . .

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Where do the English muffins go for lunch?

"I totally get why I can't have a hamburger during breakfast hours at some places, and unlike William Foster, I don't freak out when I miss the deadline for sausage gravy and biscuits. I do, however, wonder where the English muffins go after 12 p.m."

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Friends don’t let friends kiss rattlesnakes

"Next time you ramble on down to Florida, don't be surprised a 'bit' if there are signs at all the rest areas discouraging you from trying to be intimate with a rattlesnake."

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