NYT Op-Ed Attacks Trucking Industry – From the Inside
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...
Change in Excise Tax Removes One LNG Stumbling Block
August 18, 2015
The temporary highway funding bill passed this summer changed how liquified natural gas is taxed to make it more equitable to diesel fuel, and one LNG...
The Smart Road to Younger Drivers
August 14, 2015
While lowering the age of drivers may cause panic in the media, being smart about training young drivers can significantly reduce the risks.
Q&A: Chris Hornady on Becoming Part of Daseke
August 11, 2015
Chris Hornady is the third-generation leader of Alabama-based flatbed carrier Hornady Transportation. We spoke with him Monday shortly after the company...
CB Radios Then and Now
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...
Q&A: Jecka Glasman on Mitsubishi Fuso's Future in America
August 4, 2015
We talk to Jecka Glasman, the new head of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, on what's next for the medium-duty brand in this country.
Media Roundup: A Cold Case, Record Stunt Jump and More
July 28, 2015
Deborah Lockridge shares stories from local media that provide a pleasant break from the usual fare of tractor-trailer wrecks, lawsuits and anti-truck...
4 Ways Hirschbach Saves Fuel
July 24, 2015
At Hirschbach Motor Lines, an 850-truck-and-growing refrigerated fleet based in East Dubuque, Ill., the goal is “to become the most fuel-efficient fleet in...
Can Autonomous Trucks Solve the Driver Shortage?
July 16, 2015
One thing the developers of autonomous technologies have emphasized is that they are not a “driverless truck.” So how can they help with the driver...
Commentary: 5 Arguments for Heavier Trucks
July 15, 2015
While states are thinking of ways to fund highway infrastructure, Michigan is considering rolling back truck size and weight regulations.