Today's Trucking

Question Authority

August 1, 2014

The powers that be aren’t perfect, but why so many repeat offenders?


The Role of Foreign Workers in Trucking

August 1, 2014

Why RBC’s offshore-job mess is completely different from trucking’s need to hire abroad.


Please, More Leadership Like This

August 1, 2014

Lord knows we need to improve the trucking industry’s image.


Mandatory Out-of-Service Orders Adds Salt to Wounds

August 1, 2014

Why Ontario’s mandatory out-of-service orders adds salt to already grievous wounds.


Lockwood’s Blog: All Aboard the Blame Train

August 1, 2014

Reluctantly — oh so reluctantly — I’m going to trek down a tired old pathway here, one that I thought was way, way in the past. The war between truck and rail is so yesterday.


Driving Blues

August 1, 2014

How to tell if a bad mood is more than just a bad mood and what to do about it.


Lockwood’s Blog: Looking to Pick Up Women

August 1, 2014

When I look around and take stock of what this industry needs — what the entire world needs, for that matter — I see a monstrous waste of talent because women haven’t been allowed to play a role.


A Taste of Lemon Truck Aid

August 1, 2014

Things you can do at truck-buying time to avoid headaches down the road.


The Right Direction with Drivers

August 1, 2014

Looking ahead, I want progress on making this industry more attractive to drivers. There’s still time.


Some Regs’ are Just Itching to be Broken

August 1, 2014

Whether you’re talking EOBRs, cell phones or CB laws, some regulations are just itching to be broken, writes Rolf Lockwood.


Democracy at its Very Worst

August 1, 2014

Our American friends are going to the polls in a week or so, and I can’t resist commenting.


A Fuel-Savings Controversy

August 1, 2014

Recent testing results released by PIT that show skirts yield more fuel savings than under-carriage air deflectors has ignited debate on testing and fuel economy claims.


One-Truck Ponies: Owner-Ops Still Kicking

August 1, 2014

Why, despite all the hassles and heartaches, the owner-operator remains part of our foundation.


Loco Motives

August 1, 2014

The calamity quotient of a train, whether loaded with hazmat material or not, is far, far greater than that of any truck.


Icahn’s Beef with Navistar

August 1, 2014

Carl Icahn is enraged that Navistar has made major decisions without consulting shareholders. Meanwhile, speculation is rampant about the future of Navistar.