‘Fool’ Web Story Notes Cummins-Peterbilt SuperTruck MPG Number
Except for highway wrecks, it isn’t often that the general news media get interested in big rigs. But one online outlet, www.fool.com, now has a story about the...
Oversize Load Chases Traffic from I-24 in Kentucky
A huge and heavy boiler aboard a wide platform trailer couldn't squeeze by maintenance equipment on the eastbound Tennessee River bridge, so it moved to the wes...
YouTube Videos Show Exactly What Happens at Low Overpasses
You'll cringe while watching trucks and tractor-trailers too tall to pass beneath various bridges but whose drivers try to do so anyway.
Spec'ing Work Trucks
Although work trucks are typically smaller and lighter than Class 8 freight haulers, often they are more complex and take more work to design and assemble. Work...
Passing Thru Zanesville: Forlorn Trailers, the ‘Y-Bridge’ and a ‘Telltale’ Warning
Tom Berg see items of trucker interest in old Zanesville, Ohio, along the historic National Road.
Truck Buying Options: New, Used, Buy or Lease
What’ll it be, buddy? New or used? Buy or lease? A salesperson could throw those questions at a prospective buyer and get a combination of answers, and none of ...
Dual-Fuel Gliders: A Way to Get Into Natural Gas for Less Money
Dual-fuel glider kits are a relatively new alternative for fleets looking to tap into the benefits of natural gas but at less cost than buying a new, dedicated ...
Nothing Blocks a Highway Like a Semi Whose Skidding Wheels Led It Astray
Recent news photos remind senior editor Tom Berg of some anti-jackknifing training he had a while ago.
Cold in Roanoke, a Shiny Overnite Rig, and a Volunteer Named Wizzy. How About That?
Piggyback and container trains were running on an O-gauge model railroad, and little big rigs were backed into loading docks, just like in the real world.
Save Fuel, Increase Profit, Save the Planet
Is this a case of win-win? Do the new regulations limiting greenhouse gas emissions help both the environment and truck operators’ bottom lines? So it seems.