The decline of the CB via the profusion of trucking smartphone apps and the phones themselves gets treatment in the NY Times, and readers weight in on why Channel 19 gotten quieter lately...
"Being on the road is hard for everyone in the family, even those who don't really know why you're on the road."
The Droid Razr M is currently being offered by Verizon in a free-with-two-year-contract deal -- I took advantage recently, and can attest the device has been a good one, at least thus far.
Legislation can make for odd bedfellows among supporters, Wendy Parker orders a cheeseburger -- at the wrong drive-through, and Mack Trucks' Bulldog magazine gets new digital distribution.
"I think riding in a big truck for a day should be part of every driver's education class given. These kids need to have the view I do for a day..."
A new feature from Getloaded.com enables load searches to be saved and set up to email operators when new loads are posted.
There is still no substitute for what the CB does well, illustrated by a recent coordinated rolling roadblock that resulted in an abducted child's rescue.
Counting down the memories -- May-August 2012 on the Channel 19 blog, when things heated up in more ways than three.
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