Blogs

Staring down CARB, learning from the best

Owner-operator Steve Bixler weighs in on four-wheeler education, and California-resident independents Tom and Karen Moore face a tough CARB choice.

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The ‘kabang crunch’ wake-up call

"There's absolutely no reason in hell to catch third in a Love's, unless your hair is on fire or a member of the Taliban has suddenly popped out of your bunk with an RPG aimed at the back of your head."

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Alaska: Avalanche on the Haul Road!

Never a dull moment on Alaska's Haul Road to Prudhoe Bay, as recent avalanches on Atigun Pass proved for two rigs caught up in them.

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I’ve been everywhere, man

The things you miss -- and, better yet, the things you don't -- driving around the country hauling freight.

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Four-wheelers should ‘learn from truck drivers’

Con-way Freight's Tom Clark makes a compelling case for his view that four-wheelers should take a lesson from professional truck drivers on distracted driving -- as a frequent two-wheeler, I concur.

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What has a Chevy rear end, a German engine and gets 60 mpg?

Glenn Russell doesn't inhabit the Pride & Polish section here at the Great West Truck Show in Las Vegas. Still, he's in a custom vehicle world of its own -- a homemade frame supporting and 18 wheels minus 15. He's crafted it around a Deutz air-cooled engine. "It's got a 2003 Chevy S10 rear end with disc brakes," he says. "It tops out at 75 mph, cruises at 65." Russell built the three-wheeler for diesellife.com, which sells ...

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Surplus parts online at cost or less

The new Surplus-Solutions.com online parts engine is also working to expand its discounted labor rates offering throughout the year.

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Is Europe the center of truck design today?

The other night on “The Voice,” one of the judges muttered, “I hate this country,” after viewers voted his contestant off the show. He has since issued a statement clarifying that he does not, in fact, hate this country. And rest assured I do not, either. That said, is it possible that the United States has fallen behind our European trading partners in terms of automobile and truck design? I’m not qualified to speak on the automotive ...

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In the pioneering spirit out West

Yes, even Pioneer women were catty.

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Tony Justice: New record in the works, expanded distribution

Driver and songwriter Tony Justice plans a follow-up to his 2011 "On the Road" release, which is getting new distribution to Love's, Wilco.

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