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Handling with care

| August 28, 2009

a href=””img style=”MARGIN: 0px 0px 10px 10px; WIDTH: 200px; FLOAT: right; HEIGHT: 318px; CURSOR: hand” id=”BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5375090991499188546″ border=”0″ alt=”” src=”” //aa href=””emOverdrive/em/a’s Trucker of the Month for August was Maverick-leased flatbed owner-operator David Hummel (pictured). In business for 20 years, Hummel’s always hauled large plate glass nearly exclusively, and tarping that cargo is a complicated job, as he explains in the vid shot by emOverdrive/em staff below. For a look into the secrets to his success as an owner-operator, check out Laura Pitts’ feature on him from the August edition of emOverdrive/em a href=”″here/ /br /br /object width=”425″ height=”344″param name=”movie” value=”;color1=0xb1b1b1amp;color2=0xcfcfcfamp;hl=enamp;feature=player_embeddedamp;fs=1″param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true”param name=”allowScriptAccess” value=”always”br /embed src=”″ type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” allowfullscreen=”true” allowscriptaccess=”always” width=”425″ height=”344″/embed/objectbr /br /emshare:/embr /a onclick=”‘;url=’+encodeURIComponent(location.href)+’amp;title=’+encodeURIComponent(document.title), ‘digg’); return false;” href=””Digg/abr /a onclick=”‘’+encodeURIComponent(location.href)+’amp;title=’+encodeURIComponent(document.title),’facebook’); return false;” href=””facebook/adiv class=”blogger-post-footer”Channel 19 is the blog version of the column of the same name featured in Overdrive: The Voice of the American Trucker. Todd Dills ( is its author./div strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.