In the Media

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August 23, 2013

Stories You May Have Missed This Week

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

Trucking in the Media This Week

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

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

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

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

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

'Transforming' a Western Star into a Movie Star

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

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

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

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

October 10, 2012

Associated Press looks at driver health

"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

Truckstop Roots Inspire Chef

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

August 16, 2012

Volvo goes viral with stunt video

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

New Owners, Same HDT

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

Talk about a food truck...

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

Oprah's magazine highlights woman trucker

"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

NYT highlights dangers of oil/gas well trucking

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

May 7, 2012

History in high-rez

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

April 29, 2012

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

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

February 15, 2012

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

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.

September 14, 2011

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week in the news

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"

August 29, 2011

What's in a name?


August 29, 2011

Five words or less

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.


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