Today's Trucking

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.


ANOTHER MID-AMERICA FUNFEST

March 3, 2014

March 29 Vol. 2, No. 7 The biggest show of the year has come and gone, and if you weren’t among the 75,000 souls who braved the cold weather and occasional snow in Louisville, you missed a good one. The […]


ROLL STABILITY IN THE SPOTLIGHT

March 3, 2014

September 14, 2011 Vol. 7, No. 19 We’re getting somewhere in the fight to prevent truck rollovers, or at least I think we are. Witness, the recent U.S. National Transportation Safety Board recommendation that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration […]


THE MX, AND A NIFTY FIFTH WHEEL

March 3, 2014

February 10, 2010 Vol. 6, No. 3 Had a fine time in the balmy Pacific Northwest last week as I attended the official launch of the PACCAR MX engine in and around company headquarters in Bellevue, Wash. And reveled in […]


WASHINGTON RAINS MONEY

March 3, 2014

January 13, 2010 Vol. 6, No. 1 Gee whiz, some serious coin is leaving Washington on its way to you folks who live south of the border, albeit a little indirectly. And even less directly, those of us north of […]


DRIVER TRAINING HITS THE CAB

March 3, 2014

May 7, 2008 Vol. 4, No. 10 Today’s e-newsletter is going to focus on simple news for a change, though ‘simple’ may not be the right word to use in every case here — there are some really interesting things […]