Category Archives: For Fun

Rule the Track With This Restored 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 and Matching Car Hauler

When it comes to buying cars, package deals aren’t always the best. More times than not, you’re stuck with something extra that you didn’t really want in the first place. This package is something different, though, because there’s little doubt you’re going to want… Continue

How the Volkswagen Bus Became a Symbol of Counterculture

Seventy years ago, the German car manufacturer started producing the Microbus—the first van and a striking vehicle for protest When Jerry Garcia passed away in 1995, Volkswagen remembered the Grateful Dead frontman by running an ad featuring a VW Microbus with a tear streaming from one headlight. It was an epochal moment when two counterculture symbols came together in tender recognition of their […]

At the Truck Stop: Auto-transport driver is building brand with enthusiasm, kindness

Many drivers work hard to project a professional image, but there aren’t many who have a brand. Jacinda Duran, the Women In Trucking February 2020 Member of the Month, is acutely aware of hers. She takes her mission of inspiration, encouragement and motivation seriously, regularly posting her thoughts and activities for thousands of followers on […]

Inside a UPS training school where workers haul boxes across slick ‘ice,’ perform high-stakes driving drills, and deliver packages to empty homes in a mock neighborhood

The training school, called Integrad, is like an intense boot camp for new UPS driver candidates and aspiring supervisors. The courses last five to nine days, depending on the training level sought. Hayley Peterson/Business Insider The first Integrad training center opened in Landover, Maryland, in 2007 with the help of a $1.8 million grant from […]

This Mercedes Unimog Car Hauler is the weird yoga-loader you didn’t know you needed

Car enthusiasts have a penchant for finding—and then freaking out about—the oddest vehicles every time a major auction approaches. Case in point: This 1966 Mercedes-Benz Unimog Car Hauler, slated to go under the gavel at Bonhams’ 2020 Amelia Island sale in a few weeks. If you’re familiar with the Unimog, you already know why we love […]

10 Pickup Trucks With Enough Torque To Pop A Wheelie (And 3 Big Rigs)

Many consumers have veered from purchasing sedans and have settled for bigger vehicles such as SUVs and pickups. The Ford F-series has been the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. for several decades. Other automakers have tried to compete with Ford by ensuring that their pickups are just as well designed, have the same amount of […]