Galleries en Roadcheck 2017: Don't be that guy <div class="node-body gallery-body">Arkansas Highway Police Cpl. Ebony Lewis really, really doesn't want any trucker to be "that guy." In fact, he had to look around for a bit in the custom storage area in the back of his of his patrol SUV to find an OOS sticker.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Galleries News Regulations Tue, 06 Jun 2017 19:43:00 +0000 20811 at Volvo's latest 'Ride for Freedom' truck: 2017 VNR 640 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, VA, has unveiled the design of its 2017 Ride for Freedom truck featuring the all new VNR model. The custom Volvo VNR 640 will accompany a motorcade of about 160 motorcycles from the plant to Washington for the “Run for the Wall” motorcycle rally Memorial Day weekend.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Galleries News Thu, 25 May 2017 18:55:00 +0000 20591 at SuperRigs: 'Titanic' trucks take Tulsa <div class="node-body gallery-body">The rain—some severe weather actually—didn’t take the shine off the 35th Annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition held last week at Exchange Center at Expo Square in Tulsa. Nor did it change the forecast for some of the brightest stars in the show truck sky.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Galleries News Tue, 23 May 2017 10:10:00 +0000 20521 at Smokey and the Bandit, reimagined <div class="node-body gallery-body">A modern remake of Smokey and the Bandit? Not quite, movie fans (or car fans or truckers)—but maybe the next best thing. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the legendary film, the folks at Carspring, a U.K.-based online used car dealership, have imagined what some modern vehicles might look like if they were Eastbound and Down. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Galleries News Mon, 22 May 2017 20:07:00 +0000 20511 at Shake, rattle, roll: Touring Daimler's HDPG <div class="node-body gallery-body">MADRAS, OR. The official first day of summer was still a month away, but the Pacific Northwest rainy season gave way to brilliant sunshine and mild temperatures just in time to allow Daimler executives and community leaders to forecast a bright future for a new truck testing facility here.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Galleries News Fri, 19 May 2017 09:25:00 +0000 20481 at Roadcheck 2017: Tips and tricks from an inspector, trucker <div class="node-body gallery-body">Time to prepare: The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s 30th annual International Roadcheck, billed as the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial motor vehicles in the world, takes place June 6-8. The special emphasis this year is cargo securement. To avoid surprises, we’ve got some insider tips from a long-time inspector—and some driver thoughts about those tips.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucker Jobs Galleries News Regulations Wed, 10 May 2017 07:49:00 +0000 20301 at Western Star XD OFFROAD: Playing in the dirt <div class="node-body gallery-body">PHOENIX. With trucking editors on their way here for a Western Star 50th Anniversary event, XD and vocational sales manager John Tomlinson decided to look around for a venue more suitable than a parking lot for showing off the XD OFFROAD trucks he’d brought along. He found one.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Galleries News Mon, 01 May 2017 13:33:00 +0000 20091 at Toyota's hydrogen-electric Class 8: 'the future of zero emission trucking' <div class="node-body gallery-body">Officially unveiled this week in California, Toyota’s “Project Portal” is a fully-functional zero-emission Class 8 concept truck that runs on electricity generated by a hydrogen-fired fuel cell.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Fuel Galleries News Technology Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:32:00 +0000 19921 at MATS 2017: Antique, classic trucks on display <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville this year featured more than the latest and greatest tractors and trailers. You'd certainly have missed out if you didn't spend some time seeing the many classic and antique trucks owners brought out for the occasion.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Galleries News Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:39:00 +0000 19501 at Best of the Rest: 2017 PKY truck beauties <div class="node-body gallery-body">Some gotta win, some gotta just go home with their really great trucks. We've got no beef with the winners, but—come on, man!—there were plenty of deserving rigs entered in the 2017 Paul K. Young Truck Beauty Championship at the Mid-America Trucking Show last weekend. And here they are, making the trucking industry look good. Really good. Just wait 'til next year...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Galleries MATS News Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:28:00 +0000 19451 at