Bruce Wieser

‘Shipping wars’ TV series starts tonight on A&E

The Austin American-Statesman reminds us that the latest in the phenomenon of truck-driving reality-TV series debuts tonight, with back-to-back half-hour episodes of 'Shipping Wars' occupying the 9 p.m. (ET and PT) hour on A&E. The debate over whether the show will be a boon to the image of drivers in the public imagination has already begun, as evidenced by comments on my previous post on the subject, from December. "I’ll definitely be checking it out on ...

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Dispatch Me Home radio network launches

Host Big Al Weekley will broadcast via online radio bluegrass and country music, trucking news and live interviews in an expanded format.

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Memory Lanes

Truckers' recollections of the first trucks, first hauls and often the first highways they pulled cargo over become treasures to them as decades pass.

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Trucking advocate enjoyed Overdrive award

Bruce Wieser won a prize for the Native American-inspired message on his rig and now advocates for trucker heroes.

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