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Law Firm's "Serial Killer" Ad Provokes Strong Response from Trucking

June 5, 2014
An ad placed in Maxim magazine by a Texas-based law firm specializing in truck crash litigation characterized truckers as serial killers. Response from...

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...

Crash Prevention? Sorry, not our job.
Crash Prevention? Sorry, not our job.

June 24, 2012
With a potential calamity hanging in the balance, why didn't law enforcement in this small Canadian tourist town take any action to prevent it, or at least...

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...

Are You Putting Enough Air In Your Steer Tires?
Are You Putting Enough Air  In Your Steer Tires?

December 9, 2014
If you are not running at least 105 psi in your steer tires, you’re running underinflated. In some cases, those tires may be in run-flat condition.

Driver delays: somebody has to pay
Driver delays: somebody has to pay

May 18, 2011
The American Trucking Associations released a statement Wednesday saying it would not support regulating driver detention times as proposed in HR 756, a...

Snow Happens
Snow Happens

January 30, 2014
With 55 winters under his belt, Equipment Editor, Jim Park is amused by the expectation that life should continue like normal in places where they hardly...

Where have all the grab handles gone?
Where have all the grab handles gone?

February 1, 2013
What do you think the aerodynamic penalty would be from a grab handle on the side of a truck that would help a driver climb up to a place he or she could...

The Magnificent Stopping Power of Air Disc Brakes
The Magnificent Stopping Power of Air Disc Brakes

July 15, 2013
" Since a 13-liter diesel engine with 40 tons in tow will never match the get-up-and-go of a Porsche 911 GT3, we G-force junkies have to get our fix with...

Living With ELDs: Getting Ahead of the Electronic Logs Mandate
Living With ELDs: Getting Ahead of the Electronic Logs Mandate

April 18, 2016
Fleets prepared to make the necessary changes to every facet of their operation will be more successful transitioning to e-logs.