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Truckers Get Careless With Canadian Gun Laws

Truckers get careless with Canadian gun laws Two separate arrests in May involved truck drivers entering Canada with weapons they failed to declare to border guards. Curtis Roberson, 57, who was driving a school bus into the country on May 6, spun quite a story for...

Ford to Build Medium-duty Truck Models in US

Ford Motor Co. will shift production of Ford model F-650 and F-750 trucks to its assembly plant in Avon Lake, Ohio, where the chassis, engine and transmissions for the 2016 models will be built in-house. Ford made the announcement March 4 at the National Truck...

President Calls for Investment in Infrastructure

Saint Paul, Minnesota is far from a whistle stop. But its newly renovated Union Depot train station (http://www.uniondepot.org) was the setting for President Obama’s speech on February 26, proposing a $302 billion four-year plan to raise money for the Highway...

The Temple of the Neon Sombrero

My husband has a childhood memory of riding past a series of the last remaining Burma Shave “jingle” signs, commercial icons which dotted the American landscape in the early to mid twentieth century. (See http://burma-shave.org/jingles/) At a time when traffic was...

Keystone XL and the Future of Foreign Oil

The Oxford Dictionary defines “aquifer” as “a layer of rock or soil able to hold or transmit much water.” For the Ogallala Aquifer, this is an understatement. With a capacity near that of Lake Huron, the Ogallala Aquifer stretches from South Dakota to Texas, giving...