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Twin-Sticks to No-Sticks (Trucks have sure come a long way, Baby)
Twin-Sticks to No-Sticks (Trucks have sure come a long way, Baby)

October 21, 2013
It's easy to look back nostalgically at trucks that our grandfathers drove. Spend a day in one like Equipment Editor Jim Park did recently and say you...

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...

Driver Tries Citizen's Arrest on a Cop with Interesting Results
Driver Tries Citizen's Arrest on a Cop with Interesting Results

July 1, 2014
This amusing video surfaced on YouTube recently. In his On the Road blog, Jim Park compares it to a parable of sorts about glass houses and throwing stones....

Too Fast for Your Tires?
Too Fast for Your Tires?

April 8, 2015
Are higher highway speed limits a real threat to tire safety? A recent Associated Press story suggests that trucks running north of 75 mph could be at...

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...

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...

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...

Trucking in Japan
Trucking in Japan

February 14, 2011
Having returned from my first trip to Japan just over a week ago, I'm still marveling at the differences between North America and that geographically small...

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...