November 29, 2016
In Volvo's latest promotional stunt video, the goal is to maintain a precise speed that allows pro paraglider Guillaume Galvani to stay in flight behind the Volvo FH rig on a highway in the Croatian Alps.
November 14, 2016
We highlight several stories that appeared in the mainstream press this week, dealing with hair testing for drugs and alcohol colliding with religious beliefs; what UPS and FedEx are doing to speed e-commerce deliveries; and a couple of the latest items about autonomous trucks.
August 26, 2016
Volvo is again using high-profile stunts and viral video to highlight its engineering skills, and the latest is The Iron Knight, the world’s fastest truck, breaking the record set by a previous special Volvo truck.
July 20, 2016
There are bad apples in any profession, but the visibility of tractor-trailers tends to result in more media coverage. There were a few real doozies this week that Deborah Lockridge highlights in her All That's Trucking blog.
December 3, 2015
While a lot of kids may have a remote-controlled vehicle of some sort on their wish list for Santa, one 4-year-old got the ultimate such driving experience in Volvo's latest video designed to showcase the toughness of its FMX truck.
October 14, 2015
When an accident involving spilled hazardous materials occurs, managing your company's public relations may be as important as cleaning up the spill. In this video, The Spill Center offers tips on managing communications during a PR crisis.
August 28, 2015
"The Trucks are Killing Us." The latest diatribe from an anti-truck group? No, it's an op-ed piece in the New York Times by a longtime former trucking editor. Deborah Lockridge writes about it in her All That's Trucking blog.
August 11, 2015
Unlike VCRs, eight-track tapes and flip phones, CB radios are still a valuable tool. Deborah Lockridge takes a trip down memory lane in her "All That's Trucking" blog.
July 28, 2015
Equipment Editor Jim Park, can think of a lot of things he'd like to do in a big truck, but jumping over a 160-foot abyss isn't one of them. In his 'On the Road' blog he explains he'll gladly leave that to the professionals.
Deborah Lockridge shares stories from local media that provide a pleasant break from the usual fare of tractor-trailer wrecks, lawsuits and anti-truck editorials.
July 6, 2015
Fans of Dale Earnhardt Jr. got a peek into life on the road in the cab of a big rig last week as the NASCAR driver tweeted about riding to the Daytona race in the passenger seat of one of the race team's haulers.
June 24, 2015
Some interesting articles about trucking capacity have landed in Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge's in-box recently, as she reports in her "All That's Trucking" blog.
June 22, 2015
A roundup of some recent trucking-related articles in the mainstream press in the latest All That's Trucking blog post.
April 30, 2015
From a happy trucking couple to a one-sided "investigation" of cheating on logbooks, Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge takes a look at a few of the local stories covering trucking this week in her "All That's Trucking" blog.
April 15, 2015
Google "John Oliver Infrastructure" and you'll get some 30 pages of results, with headlines such as "Stars Help John Oliver Make Infrastructure Maintenance Sexy." Deborah Lockridge explains why in her "All That's Trucking" blog.
January 8, 2015
Do you see the beauty of 6 a.m. at a truckstop? This Nashville photographer does, and captures it for the public to see.
October 31, 2014
The family comes upon a big rig transporting what looks like a tug or fishing boat, strapped to a special trailer. The little boy looks up at the boat and sees a three-masted schooner, foundering and in peril!
October 16, 2014
Running with the bulls -- in a Volvo medium-duty truck? Deborah Lockridge has more in her "All That's Trucking" blog.
July 29, 2014
A Chicago-area truck crash that killed four has led to local attention to federal hours-of-service rules, the mandatory electronic logs proposal, and federal efforts to address coercion of drivers to break the law. Deborah Lockridge has more in her On the Road blog.
June 11, 2014
The crash that critically injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed another passenger in his vehicle has generated a media frenzy about last week's move to suspend a controversial portion of the new hours of service regulations. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge looks at the situation in her All That's Trucking blog.
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