Ladies, Gentlemen; Please Meet THE Dumbest Truck Driver in the World
August 25, 2015
You simply won't believe your eyes when you see what some dumb-*ss truck driver is doing in this YouTube video. Equipment editor Jim Park is just glad he...
SmartWay List Swells with Cheap Chinese Tires
August 24, 2015
A massive influx of Chinese tires, some costing $100 or less, has flooded the U.S. EPA's list of SmartWay verified tire in the past year. What does this...
Mercedes-Benz Updated 13-liter and the Next Detroit Diesel Generation
August 21, 2015
For a sneak peek at the next generation of the DD13, look to the latest new engine from Mercedes-Benz in Europe.
Daredevil Shatters Record with 166-foot Truck Jump
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...
Preventing Irregular Wear on Wide-Base Tires
July 25, 2015
Do wide-base single tires wear differently than standard tires in dual assemblies? We address that question and give tips on how proper care of your...
Quick Spin: Kenworth's Icon 900
July 23, 2015
Kenworth’s bold and unapologetic limited-edition “large car” doesn’t disappoint.
How Nice Cabs Can Affect Driver Satisfaction
July 23, 2015
Whatever the reason for their discontent, the driver turnover rate for 2014 wound up at over 95%. Perhaps a newer, better mattress would help them sleep...
Were Those Old Trucks Really as Good as We Remember?
July 9, 2015
A weekend at an antique and classic truck show opens up the floodgates and the memories of 20 years on the road come flooding back. Equipment Editor Jim...
When the Road Meets the Rubber
June 30, 2015
Irregular or accelerated tire wear is annoying and expensive, but there's something else eating away at your expensive assets: the pavement itself.
QuickSpin: Freightliner 122SD 8x8 Extreme Heavy-Haul
June 24, 2015
Freightliner can build its 122SD heavy-haul vocational chassis into any number of extreme configurations, but this oil-field hauler is one to be reckoned...