In the Media

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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.

July 26, 2011

Truckin' TV

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

July 21, 2011

An infamous name from the truck-bashing archives

The obituary of a former journalist with an unusual name yesterday tickled my memory

July 20, 2011

Reality TV shows off entertaining side of life at a truckstop

I'm not sure whether this will paint trucking (or the Show-Me State) in a favorable light, but from the trailer, it's bound to be interesting

July 13, 2011

Speed, fuel economy and pay

When people ask me about trucking, I often tell them it's not like "Smokey and the Bandit." But if you read this article in the Wall Street Journal, you'd think the average trucker wishes they were out there speeding down the highway and outwitting the bumbling sheriff

June 20, 2011

A reporter gets taste of driving a big rig

What a great idea to help educate the public about trucking: Get reporters behind the wheel of a big rig


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