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Electric Semi: More Sizzle than Steak?
Electric Semi: More Sizzle than Steak?

May 2, 2017
The first image of Tesla's Electric Semi seem to show exactly the wrong type of electric truck. Is this for the benefit of investors or the trucking...

Terror by Truck: It's Happened Again
Terror by Truck: It's Happened Again

April 7, 2017
Someone in Stockholm, Sweden, crashed a delivery truck into a crowded department store, killing at least three. It's been described as an act of terror, but...

Do You Have a Will?
Do You Have a Will?

February 9, 2017
Without a clear statement of your intentions in the form of a will, the state might make these decisions for you, or decide how to divvy up your assets –...

When Cummins Went to Indy
When Cummins Went to Indy

August 10, 2016
Cummins Engine Co. founder Clessie Cummins knew a thing or two about making engines. As it turns out he had a twisted genius for marketing too.

Rodeo du Camion is a Trucking Event Like No Other
Rodeo du Camion is a Trucking Event Like No Other

July 20, 2016
Anyone who says all the fun has gone from trucking has never been to Rodeo du Camion. It's a trucking event like no other, where drivers pull 45-ton loads...

Leaky Roofs, Plugged DPFs and a Rainbow of Coolants: TMC Tackles them All
Leaky Roofs, Plugged DPFs and a Rainbow of Coolants: TMC Tackles them All

March 3, 2016
What we learn from sessions like TMC's Fleet Forum is that you probably aren't the only truck owner having a particular problem. It puts the boots to the...

For Whom the ELD Bell Tolls
For Whom the ELD Bell Tolls

December 10, 2015
It's official, finally; hours of service is going electronic. In his On the Road blog, Equipment Editor and former driver Jim Park tells fleets and...

Ladies, Gentlemen; Please Meet THE Dumbest Truck Driver in the World
Ladies, Gentlemen; Please Meet THE Dumbest Truck Driver in the World

August 24, 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...

Daredevil Shatters Record with 166-foot Truck Jump
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...

Were Those Old Trucks Really as Good as We Remember?
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...