Recent Comments

Channel 19

Todd Dills

Get your load on

| January 31, 2013

A few pics of readers’ recent loads, shared via the upload form on our main page. Share yours today!

This middle section of a 300-foot-tall windmill tower was sent in by reader Paul Goldstein. It was hauled from San Diego, Calif., to Jawbone Canyon by the 2009 Peterbilt 367, powered by a 600-hp Cummins with an 18-speed transmission and two-speed rears. Load weight: 106,000 lbs.

This one of Jerry Hawley’s recent loads he says shows “quite a variety.” Commendations might well be in order for getting it all strapped down…

Darrell Hendrix sent in this pic — of the “135-ft. long vessel” hauled. Nice work!


Overheard on Channel 19, vicinity of Lexington, Ky., January 31, 10:40 a.m. EST
When a potential heckler/joker/mocker announces himself on the CB, sometimes things come to a fitting end, though it might take a little longer than would be ideal.

Voice1: Breaker 1 – 9, any of you drivers looking for a dog? 

[Silence, count 1, 2, 3, 4, 5…]

Voice2: Hey what’d the driver say?

Voice3: Sounded like he’s got himself a doll. 

Voice2: That’s what I thought I heard. 

Voice4: I think that’s D – O – G as in “dog,” driver.

Voice3: Anybody else hear “dog?”

Voice5 (female): What  kind of dog? 

Voice3: Got no room for it myself. 

Voice2: Driver, come on. What kind of dog are we talking about? 

Voice5 (female): Thank you, driver. What kind of dog? 

Voice6: I think he ought to take his radio and throw it out the window. 

He may have. As long as I was in range, he was never heard from again…

Big-Bore Engines Making Big Comeback. Don’t Compromise.

Notice: Overdrive is transitioning to a new comment platform due to technical problems with the former commenting system. The new commenting system is now live. We are currently in the process of moving all of the comments from the old system into the new system. We appreciate your patience in the meantime.


  1. […] the original: Get your load on Category: Trucking News Post Tagged with citizens band radio, darrel hendrix, dogs, heavy […]