"Rock Bottom" Is Biggest Hot Rod At Autorama

We're not quite sure how to size this 1995 Peterbuilt up as a hot rod. It was fabricated for something call the "Big-Rig Build-Off" and it certainly lives up to it's name "Rock Bottom". How many of those Crosley Davidsons do you thing could fit on that massive deck? No wonder the world chromium supplies are so expensive,… » 3/10/08 6:00pm 3/10/08 6:00pm

Be Careful Of Wheelchair-Bound Hitchhikers When Driving Your Semi In…

I'll be traveling through the lovely little southwestern Michigan town of Paw Paw on Saturday, and you can bet I'll be happy I won't be driving a semi-truck. We've heard the town's home to a roving gang of wheelchair-rolling hitchhikers employing a unique brand of thumbing it. They'll just roll right out in front of… » 6/07/07 10:45am 6/07/07 10:45am

The DAF Looked at Jonny: Trans-Europe Express

Ever make the perfect purchase? It doesn't matter whether it costs ten million dollars or six euros, it's something you simply must own, and if it's remotely within your wherewithal to do so, you are helpless to resist. Such was the case with this suction-cupped DAF banner meant for the windshield of a long-haul truck. … » 5/07/07 11:15pm 5/07/07 11:15pm

Loaded Up and Truckin': Australian Sets Tractor-Trailers Record

Australia in the '00s seems to us, watching from afar, like America in the 1970s. RWD cars, mad hoonage, that peaceful easy feelin', and truckin'. Mad truckin'. Retired semi-driver John Atkinson hitched his Mack prime mover up to 113 loaded trailers and towed the whole train 382 feet. The gross vehicle weight? 2.87… » 3/24/06 2:04pm 3/24/06 2:04pm