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Cocooning -- In conversation with WABCO's Jon Morrison
Wednesday April 27, 2016 6:51 PM
LOUISVILLE, KY -- We’re approaching an era when trucks act more like trusted co-drivers than equipment alone. Optional Collision Warning Systems and Lane Departure Systems use things like...
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Everything Sells -- The Ritchie Bros. auction begins
Tuesday April 26, 2016 6:20 PM
EDMONTON, AB – Everything sells. It’s a firm rule at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, and there is plenty on hand for the highest bidder. About 10,600 pieces of equipment will move through the...
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Runaway and Repeat
Wednesday April 20, 2016 2:49 PM
I’m experiencing a new day and new job at Today’s Trucking, but there is no escaping the sense of déjà vu. Yes, I still lean on my GPS to find the office, and I think it will be several...
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Time is US $9.26 at a roadside scale
Sunday April 10, 2016 10:57 AM
Time is money, and this is particularly true when you’re stuck at a roadside scale. Even if everything is in running order, drivers still have to wait their turn before being waved on their...
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Orlick's term as CTA chair begins with search for chief
Monday March 28, 2016 5:01 PM
Gene Orlick’s tenure as chairman of the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) can still reasonably be counted in days. The owner of Alberta-based Orlicks Inc. assumed the role just last week,...
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Road Trip: Volvo’s Canadian dealers in Hagerstown
Wednesday March 23, 2016 10:29 AM
Volvo’s Canadian dealers are celebrating. Goran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North America, noted that the company’s retail share in Canada hit 16.3% in 2014, complete with 54% of the...
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Pete’s Blog&Grille: Why Two Eds Are Better Than None
Friday January 22, 2016 4:13 PM
A long time ago, I told my second-year university room-mate Vince a story about my uncle Ed’s abrupt departure from this world and the role I played in the death. When I finished, Vince–now...
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Pete’s Blog&Grille: My brother stuck a yo-yo where the sun don’t shine
Friday November 20, 2015 6:00 PM
Just a few short minutes ago I was perfectly fine--editing and writing stories and selecting pictures for our website then suddenly, I started feeling really guilty about something—...
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