"There are as many good trucking stories as there are bad, and while there will always be bad press, it would be nice if we could get just a little more recognition of the countless ...
The Guilty by Association Truck Show in Joplin, Mo., gets under way this Friday, Sept. 26. Owner-operator George Parker and Overdrive contributing writer Wendy Parker shot this brief preview video with 4 States' Bryan Martin.
Detail/background on the trucking-related grievances in the Ride for the Constitution manifesto and further reporting on logistical elements of the effort.
"Let's make sure that the public knows there are members of the trucking industry that are informed and are a part of the political process and are not anarchist thugs."
The Doswell Truck Stop in Doswell, Va., is to serve as a rally point for convoys to the Capitol Beltway as well as into D.C., organizers report.
Watch the convoy -- founded by two proud women, one an owner-operator, in the expediting segment -- roll out in this vid. Bonus: Nick and Jenny Marcu's tribute to cancer fighters.
Overdrive reader Kyle Cantor remembers the convoys of old, and proposes a new one: "Hey drivers, let's get a Memorial Day convoy going for the Thursday before...."
Brad Chapdelaine devotes as much attention to local outreach as he does his bottom line.
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