40 Burly Antique Trucks Will Convoy 2,000 Miles To Celebrate Historic…

For the most part, Route 66 has been replaced by long, uninterrupted stretches of four-lane interstate. But that hasn't stopped the American Truck Historical Society from gathering about 40 classic trucks together to follow the classic 2,000-plus mile route from Chicago to San Bernardino. » 9/12/12 4:40pm 9/12/12 4:40pm

Massive Blizzard Traps Hundreds Of People On Canadian Highway

A winter storm has trapped more than 300 vehicles on a highway outside Sarnia, Ontario, over the past 24 hours, with 150 people rescued so far, including several airlifted to safety. One trucker caught the scene from his chilly cab. » 12/14/10 4:30pm 12/14/10 4:30pm

In Romania, Trucker Dances A Killer Boogie

This is about as unsafe as you can get while operating a semitrailer, but you've got to admit the Gheorghe or Nicolæ who stars in this breathtaking video knows how to get into the swing. » 6/23/09 10:00am 6/23/09 10:00am

Trucker Rigs Disappearing License Plate To Cheat Tolls

Ever since James Bond showed off the rotating plates on his Aston Martin, people have been inspired to rig up their own devices to conceal their vehicle's identity. Recently, a trucker was nearly caught using such a device to avoid paying tolls. The trick plate was mounted on a hinge and connected to a cable which ran… » 9/05/08 2:30pm 9/05/08 2:30pm

Truckers Stage April Fools' Day Slowdowns, Strikes

A wide swath of small trucking companies and independent truckers everywhere will be staging a protest of sorts today. Truckers will be slowing their rigs down and parking them as a protest against both fuel prices and perceived industry unfairness. They're mad as hell about the meteoric rise in the price of diesel… » 4/01/08 12:00pm 4/01/08 12:00pm

TeleType GPS Navigation Unit Caters To Truckers, Hazmat Drivers

See, Garmin, now this is a reason to release new GPS navigation units and not because you are increasing the screen size by half an inch. The WorldNav 3300 GPS navigation systems from TeleType cater specifically to drivers of hazardous materials and truckers. You know how some roads don't want your uranium or toxic… » 3/12/08 10:20am 3/12/08 10:20am

Jalopnik Holiday Gift Guide: A CB Radio

While you probably wouldn't want in your new Bentley, nothing classes up an old rig for a long road trip more than a CB Radio. You can relive your Smokey & The Bandit fantasies by calling out a 'Bear in the Air' just outside Bull City, or letting others know that there's an Evil Kenevil 'shooting you in the back'… » 12/19/07 1:15pm 12/19/07 1:15pm