All That's Trucking

In the Media

1  -  25  of  40

Epic Numbers for Volvo's Epic Split Video

December 13, 2013

Volvo Trucks has had good success with its series of viral videos illustrating the precision steering on its European trucks, but it hit the ball out of the park with its most recent effort, "The Epic Split," which became the most viewed automotive commercial on YouTube ever.

Tags: Volvo, In the Media, Global

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Friday, December 13, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(1)

Lana Batts, 'Queen of the Road'

Lana Batts moderates a fleet panel during this year's Truckload Carriers Association meeting.

November 25, 2013

"Lana R. Batts and trucking are joined at the axle." So reads the opening sentence of a profile of Batts in DC Velocity, a magazine for distribution center managers and executives, where she talks about trucking and her latest endeavor, driver screening.

Tags: Drivers, ATA, In the Media, TCA, Women in Trucking, EEOC

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Monday, November 25, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

Volvo Trucks' European Head Stars in Latest Viral Video

September 3, 2013

Those crazy folks at Volvo Trucks in Sweden are at it again, going to great lengths -- or should we say heights -- to create a video they hope will go viral.

Tags: Volvo, In the Media, Global

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Tuesday, September 3, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

This Week's Trucking in the Media

August 30, 2013

Our new weekly roundup of how trucking's being covered in the mainstream media, from the new certified medical examiner program to highway funding commentary.

Tags: Highways, Drivers, Intermodal, In the Media

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Friday, August 30, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

Stories You May Have Missed This Week

August 23, 2013

Each week we run across many stories in the mainstream media that are about trucking or related to trucking in some way -- more than we can report on. Here are some of the most interesting from this week, including an article on trucker apps in the New York Times.

Tags: In the Media, Infrastructure, Drivers

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Friday, August 23, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

Trucking in the Media This Week

August 16, 2013

Each week we run across many stories in the mainstream media that are about trucking or related to trucking in some way -- more than we can report on. Here are some of the most interesting from this week, from haunting truckstop photos to driverless trucks to cross-border trucking.

Tags: Safety and Compliance, In the Media, Drivers, Cross-Border Trucking

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Friday, August 16, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

Ever Wish You Had a Life-Size Tonka Truck? [VIDEO]

This unusual vehicle is a life-size replica of a Tonka tow truck.

July 17, 2013

There's a good chance you played with Tonka trucks as a kid. But as Deborah Lockridge reports in her "All That's Trucking" blog, one Wisconsin man has turned that childhood love into a real-life labor of love and created a life-size replica of a vintage Tonka tow truck.

Tags: Tow Trucks, In the Media, Specialty

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, July 17, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

How Does An Elephant Cross The Continent? In a Truck...Maybe

July 9, 2013

The price may be right as Bob Barker could be paying up to $800,000 for three elephants to be transported from Toronto to California by truck.

Tags: Canada, Cross-Border Trucking, In the Media, Special Loads

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Tuesday, July 9, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(2)

'Transforming' a Western Star into a Movie Star

This next-generation custom-build Western Star is starring as Optimus Prime in the upcoming Transformers movie.

June 4, 2013

The forthcoming "Transformers 4" movie will give viewers a sneak peak at the latest Western Star truck in development. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge has more in her "All That's Trucking" blog.

Tags: Western Star, In the Media

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Tuesday, June 4, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

Popular Mechanics Tells Readers 'How to Avoid Getting Squashed by a Semi'

February 6, 2013

Popular Mechanics magazine, which takes on topics ranging from "Ab Machines That Work" to "How to Make Beer," now adds sharing the road with trucks to its repertoire.

Tags: Safety, In the Media, Sharing the Road

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, February 6, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(3)

Navistar CEO will know he's done his job when they start looking for a replacement

Lewis Campbell, interim CEO of Navistar.

January 8, 2013

THe Chicago Tribune this week named Lewis Campbell, CEO of Navistar, as one of its "Ones to Watch" in 2013

Tags: In the Media, Navistar, Chicago

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Tuesday, January 8, 2013 8:19 AM | » Comments(0)

Associated Press looks at driver health

Doug Robinson holds up a pair of pants that's too big now that he's had success losing weight.

October 10, 2012

"In the months after Doug Robinson started driving a truck, he noticed his clothes were increasingly more snug-fitting. He was already overweight but soon realized that spending up to 11 hours behind the wheel, frequently eating fast food and not exercising was a poor combination

Tags: In the Media

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, October 10, 2012 3:15 PM | » Comments(0)

Truckstop Roots Inspire Chef

August 21, 2012

One celebrity Texas chef is opening a new restaurant inspired by memories of his parents' truckstop cafe

Tags: In the Media

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Tuesday, August 21, 2012 6:30 PM | » Comments(0)

Volvo goes viral with stunt video

August 16, 2012

On an unopened highway in Croatia, world record-holding highliner Faith Dickey battles in the wind to cross the line between two speeding trucks

Tags: In the Media, Volvo, Global

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Thursday, August 16, 2012 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

New Owners, Same HDT

June 26, 2012

You may have heard HDT has a new owner. You may even have wondered if that would mean any changes within these pages. If so, you can stop wondering. HDT will still be the same award-winning magazine with the same experienced editorial team

Tags: In the Media

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Tuesday, June 26, 2012 7:55 AM | » Comments(0)

Talk about a food truck...

June 19, 2012

A Titan by Mack now greets visitors to the Levitt Pavilion at SteelStacks, an arts and cultural center and the former site of Bethlehem Steel in Bethlehem, Pa

Tags: In the Media

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Tuesday, June 19, 2012 11:33 AM | » Comments(0)

Oprah's magazine highlights woman trucker

Shannon Smith, aka "Sputter"

June 12, 2012

"There are 3.5 million truckers in America, and only 200,000 of them are women, and only a fraction of them are black women, and only one of them is Sputter." That's how an article in this month's issue of Oprah's O magazine starts out,

Tags: In the Media

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Tuesday, June 12, 2012 8:14 PM | » Comments(1)

NYT highlights dangers of oil/gas well trucking

May 16, 2012

Exemptions to hours of service regulations for oil-field workers are killing workers, according to a story on the front page of Tuesday's New York Times, and it's a situation that could only get worse with the boom in oil and gas well drilling using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking

Tags: In the Media

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, May 16, 2012 8:23 AM | » Comments(0)

History in high-rez

May 7, 2012

If you're interested in trucking history or just enjoy photos of old trucks, here's a website for you: Shorpy Historical Photo Archiv

Tags: In the Media

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Monday, May 7, 2012 6:58 AM | » Comments(0)

A look back at the LA Race Riots, a trucker beating and the heroes who came to his aid

April 29, 2012

Last week marked the 20th anniversary of an ugly event in American history -- the LA race riots.

Tags: In the Media

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Sunday, April 29, 2012 4:26 PM | » Comments(0)

Are "tough truckers" on "deadliest roads" good fun or bad image?

February 15, 2012

Looks like History Channel's Ice Road Truckers "Deadliest Roads" offshoot has inspired another channel to feature truckers in a "reality show," which looks like part "Deadliest Roads" and part "The Amazing Race.

Tags: In the Media

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, February 15, 2012 3:56 PM | » Comments(0)

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week in the news

September 14, 2011

This week is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Drivers often scoff at trucking company efforts to celebrate the week; what is a free hot dog or cap, they say -- "show us the money"

Tags: In the Media

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, September 14, 2011 7:39 AM | » Comments(0)

What's in a name?

We debut a new logo with our September cover.

August 29, 2011

LOL. KFC. GHG. 3PL. VMT. HDT

Tags: In the Media

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Monday, August 29, 2011 8:42 AM | » Comments(0)

Five words or less

August 29, 2011

On a LinkedIn transportation discussion group, there's been a discussion thread where members answer the simple question: "In five words or less, describe what you do.

Tags: In the Media

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Monday, August 29, 2011 8:21 AM | » Comments(0)

Truckin' TV

July 26, 2011

With the large number of reality-based TV programs out there, it seems trucking is getting a lot of exposure

Tags: In the Media

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Tuesday, July 26, 2011 11:40 AM | » Comments(0)

« Previous12

Newsletter

We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.

GotQuestions?

LUBRICANTS

The expert, Mark Betner from Citgo will answer your questions
Ask a question

Sponsored by


WHEEL ENDS SOLUTIONS

Wheel end expert Jeff Geist from STEMCO will answer your questions
Ask a question

Sponsored by

Magazine