More from Bruce Smith

Bruce W. Smith, an Oregon native, is a Senior Editor editor at Randall-Reilly responsible for pickup and ATV/UTV editorial coverage. He is also recognized as a leading authority on light-duty trucks. In addition to authoring a book on trailer towing, Bruce has spent nearly three decades as a staff editor and photographer for numerous automotive, boating and outdoor publications.

The 2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport. Click through the gallery to see and read more.

FIRST DRIVE: 2016 Toyota Tacoma 4×4 an impressive...

Posted on Aug 19, 2015

Toyota has always taken their time when it comes to making generational changes to their pickups, the Tacoma being no exception. In ...

Pro Pickup

Pro Pickup

Posted on Jul 05, 2015

Half-ton pickups are a cornerstone for many fleets across the country. Last year, among the five top selling brands, more ...

GM recalls nearly 50,000 Chevrolet Colorados, GMC Canyon pickups due to seat defect

GM recalls nearly 50,000 Chevrolet Colorados, GMC...

Posted on May 18, 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a defect notification recall that affects 49,980 Chevy Colorados and GMC Canyons. The ...

REVIEW: Can Lemur’s $100 BlueDriver device and app match up to a $3,000 OBD-II scan tool?

REVIEW: Can Lemur’s $100 BlueDriver device and...

Posted on Apr 23, 2015

Turn your smartphone or tablet into a $3,000 scan tool for $100? Sounds a bit far-fetched. Is the Lemur BlueDriver more gimmick than genuine? ...

REVIEW: 2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Tradesman achieves work truck nirvana with comfort, unbelievable fuel economy

REVIEW: 2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Tradesman achieves work...

Posted on Mar 17, 2015

Call it plain vanilla. Call it a stripper. Call it bare-bones. It’s all of those. One thing the 2015 Ram ...

Why your pickup becomes less fuel efficient during the winter months

Why your pickup becomes less fuel efficient during the...

Posted on Feb 06, 2015

Have you noticed lately that you don’t get quite the miles on a tank of gas as you were a few months ...

Tips and tricks for driving in dangerous winter weather conditions

Tips and tricks for driving in dangerous winter weather...

Posted on Dec 26, 2014

  Winter can bring with it a variety of adverse weather conditions from snow and ice to rain and fog. All ...

REVIEW: 2015 Toyota Tundra CrewMax 4×4 jumps off the line with abundant power, legroom (PHOTOS)

REVIEW: 2015 Toyota Tundra CrewMax 4×4 jumps off...

Posted on Nov 17, 2014

It’s one of the fastest half-ton pickups on the road in 2015 with one of, if not the biggest cabs. ...

You can order a sleek, MPG-boosting tonneau cover for your 2015 F-150 while you wait for the truck to get here

You can order a sleek, MPG-boosting tonneau cover for...

Posted on Oct 27, 2014

  Even though the 2015 F-150 hasn't hit dealership lots yet, truck cap and tonneau cover maker A.R.E. has already made ...

PHOTOS: Polaris DAGOR is the ultimate off-road military truck; could be Jeep of the 21st Century

PHOTOS: Polaris DAGOR is the ultimate off-road military...

Posted on Oct 20, 2014

It’s the size of a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, sporting the suspension of an off-road Trophy Truck. It has a curb ...

Fall is a good time to check the tread of your truck tires. Here’s an easy way to do it

Fall is a good time to check the tread of your truck...

Posted on Oct 17, 2014

A friend of mine is one of those businessmen who pinches every nickel so hard it turns into a dime. ...

2015 Ford F-150 Super Crew 4x4

FIRST DRIVE: 2015 Ford F-150’s lighter aluminum...

Posted on Oct 06, 2014

This is a leap year for Ford trucks. Not in the Gregorian calendar sense, but rather in the technological realm. With ...

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