December 27, 2013
This local TV news story about a Share the Road event put on by the American Trucking Associations is a great example of getting positive stories about the trucking industry in front of the general public.
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.
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.
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.
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.
August 27, 2013
The National Truck Driving Championships and the North American Inspectors Championship are great showcases for industry skill and expertise. Equipment Editor Jim Park explains in his "On the Road" blog why it's too bad these competitions don't appeal to a broader audience.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
January 8, 2013
THe Chicago Tribune this week named Lewis Campbell, CEO of Navistar, as one of its "Ones to Watch" in 2013
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
August 21, 2012
One celebrity Texas chef is opening a new restaurant inspired by memories of his parents' truckstop cafe
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
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
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
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,
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
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