Overdrive Staff

‘Ice Road Truckers’ star Todd Dewey talks trucking career, recent struggles in podcast

Overdrive sister site Truckers News Editor David Hollis recently sat down with Dewey for a three-part podcast in which he talks about getting started in trucking, a recent on-the-job accident that resulted in four eye surgeries and more.

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Love’s opens fifth Wisconsin location

The new store is located along I-39/90 at exit 115 and features 73 truck parking spaces.

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Owner-operator delivers Capitol Christmas Tree after 4,000-mile trip in Kenworth T680

Driver Gary Amoth, owner of the 120-truck Gary Amoth Trucking in Twin Falls, Idaho, transported the 80-foot Englemann spruce in his specially-decaled Kenworth T680 from Idaho to the Capitol. The tree’s tour included 27 stops between Idaho and D.C.

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Partners in Business tip: Learn to bargain

Never settle for the first quote when you are seeking a truck loan.

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Trump selects Washington insider Elaine Chao to run DOT

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Elaine Chao to be his Secretary of Transportation, the head of the U.S. Department of Transportation. Chao served as President George W. Bush's Secretary of Labor for the entirety of Bush's presidency. She's also the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

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Tom Smith’s 2013 Kenworth T800

Smith has added a drop visor, stainless steel fenders, a stainless steel light bar on the rear of the truck and various other stainless steel accessories. The rig hauls aggregate products full time.

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Already-disqualified trucker shut down by FMCSA following fatal accident

FMCSA says Dennis admitted to an investigator that he had taken methamphetamines “a few days prior” to the Nov. 9 crash, and that he had been texting while driving shortly before the crash. He had also exceeded both driving and on-duty hours-of-service limits at the time of the crash, FMCSA adds.

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Major fleet TransForce to change name

Canadian trucking fleet TransForce plans to change its name from TransForce Inc. to TFI International Inc. by the end of the year, the company announced Nov. 28.

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Glenn Gilbert’s pink 1996 Kenworth W900L

This Panther Pink 1996 Kenworth W900L is owned by Glenn Gilbert out of Morrow, Ohio.

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Nominate a Goodyear Highway Hero by Nov. 29

The winner will be announced next March at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. A panel of industry judges will select the winner from a list of finalists.

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