This Month's Articles
  • There’s something special about a truck that was built by its owner. Shop-builds can be amazing, but it is a lot easier to pay someone for their skills and ideas...

    Home-Grown Workhorse

    There’s something special about a truck that was built by its owner. Shop-builds can be amazing, but it is a lot easier to pay someone for their skills and ideas…

  • Questions about Logbooks, Speed Limits, Brake Inspections & More Answered by Law Enforcement Officials (as of September 2014) Warning: Laws are subject to change without notice. These interpretations were made...

    Ask The Law – September 2014

    Questions about Logbooks, Speed Limits, Brake Inspections & More Answered by Law Enforcement Officials (as of September 2014) Warning: Laws are subject to change without notice. These interpretations were made…

  • This month’s creation was built for Tony “Hammer” Giglio (45) of Raceland, LA. Usually, these features focus a lot on the truck, but since this rig, although clean and classy,...

    Hammer Down!

    This month’s creation was built for Tony “Hammer” Giglio (45) of Raceland, LA. Usually, these features focus a lot on the truck, but since this rig, although clean and classy,…

  • It’s been said if you don’t like the weather in Illinois, just wait five minutes. Well, on a recent trip to the Top Gun Largecar Shootout in Rantoul, Illinois, we...

    Weird Weather Reigns

    It’s been said if you don’t like the weather in Illinois, just wait five minutes. Well, on a recent trip to the Top Gun Largecar Shootout in Rantoul, Illinois, we…

  • Highway Mirage is one of the most commonly-seen optical illusions in which shimmering pools of water seem to cover the roadway ahead. The effect is caused by a thin layer...

    The Spirit of the American Trucker – September 2014

    Highway Mirage is one of the most commonly-seen optical illusions in which shimmering pools of water seem to cover the roadway ahead. The effect is caused by a thin layer…

  • There is an old saying that says, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!” For some who live by this creed, they are missing a vital preventive maintenance responsibility by...

    Head Gaskets & More

    There is an old saying that says, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!” For some who live by this creed, they are missing a vital preventive maintenance responsibility by…

  • Kelly Bridges of Cherokee, NC found this 1964 Peterbilt 281 in 2006 when he rode along with his dad to Myakka City, FL. He’d thought he was only going along...

    Kelly’s Eye-Catching Pete

    Kelly Bridges of Cherokee, NC found this 1964 Peterbilt 281 in 2006 when he rode along with his dad to Myakka City, FL. He’d thought he was only going along…

  • After the attack on Pearl Harbor, America was abruptly thrust into an already-raging world war. There was fear and panic in America, which led to Executive Order 9066, signed by...

    Dark Days In American History

    After the attack on Pearl Harbor, America was abruptly thrust into an already-raging world war. There was fear and panic in America, which led to Executive Order 9066, signed by…

  • Every once in a while it is fun to look back at our past cover features and answer the question, “Where are they now?” Having published 10-4 Magazine for 21...

    The “Duel” Truck… 10 Years Later

    Every once in a while it is fun to look back at our past cover features and answer the question, “Where are they now?” Having published 10-4 Magazine for 21…

  • Many company drivers face the same debate – they wonder if it would be more profitable to go out on their own and buy a truck. It is often stated...

    To Be Or Not To Be – An Owner Operator

    Many company drivers face the same debate – they wonder if it would be more profitable to go out on their own and buy a truck. It is often stated…

  • The Pacific Northwest is home to some of the finest big rigs in the nation, and this year’s Truck Function in Junction proved it once again! This year’s show and...

    Cruisin’ The Junction

    The Pacific Northwest is home to some of the finest big rigs in the nation, and this year’s Truck Function in Junction proved it once again! This year’s show and…

  • It’s not always the size of the show that matters, but the folks you meet. The Color and Chrome Fantasy Truck Show, held in conjunction with the Keith County Fair...

    High Plains Hospitality

    It’s not always the size of the show that matters, but the folks you meet. The Color and Chrome Fantasy Truck Show, held in conjunction with the Keith County Fair…

  • For most people, when they celebrate 25 years, it’s a silver anniversary – but when it comes to trucking, it’s appropriate for the 25th anniversary to be chrome. And this...

    25 Years Of Chrome

    For most people, when they celebrate 25 years, it’s a silver anniversary – but when it comes to trucking, it’s appropriate for the 25th anniversary to be chrome. And this…

  • You cannot avoid hearing news of the Ebola virus outbreak in Africa these days. People are terrified and the greatest scientific minds in medicine are unable to stop it. About...

    The Quiet Virus

    You cannot avoid hearing news of the Ebola virus outbreak in Africa these days. People are terrified and the greatest scientific minds in medicine are unable to stop it. About…

  • Let’s be honest, trucking doesn’t pay as good as it should – at least not for most of us. And even when the rates seem good on the surface, expenses...

    All Night Fun

    Let’s be honest, trucking doesn’t pay as good as it should – at least not for most of us. And even when the rates seem good on the surface, expenses…

  • HAVE YOU SEEN THESE KIDS?

    Joie Ray

    Be sure to look in the magazine each month for new photos of missing children. If you have seen any of these children, please call

    1-800-THE-LOST


    Daisy Challis