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Knights of the Highway

One upon a time, it was a standard fleet practice for truck drivers to stop and render aid to stranded motorists. And that memory still lingers in our collective consciousness, Jack Roberts notes in his Truck Tech blog.

Trucking Used to Be America's Dream Job

Popular culture once celebrated trucking as America's "Dream Job." But with truck drivers now the most common job in the country, it's no longer a celebrated occupation. Blog commentary by Senior Editor Jack Roberts.

ArcBest: 95 Years and Counting [Photos]

ArcBest is celebrating its 95th anniversary. From its roots in less-than-truckload delivery, the company has transformed into a full-scale provider of end-to-end supply chain services. These photos offer highlights of its transformation, starting when it was formed in 1923 as OK Transfer & Storage Company.

American Truck Historical Society Display at MATS

While the South Wing of The Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville was missing a few OEM exhibitors, the ATHS made good use of the vacant space with a display of vintage iron that drew a lot of fans. Here's a sampling of some of the trucks on display. Photos by Jim Park