Dallas

Hauling the Ebola virus with Dallas hazmat response team and wrecker service

CG Environmental owner Erick McCallum Tuesday, Oct. 21, was hopeful that "we're seeing the end of it coming very soon." The company, with an affiliated wrecker service, has been on the front lines of the Ebola clean-up in Dallas.

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Travel ban to combat the Ebola virus: Readers express support

As of October 20, the large majority of readers supported a travel ban from ebola-stricken countries "if that's what it takes to stop the spread of the virus," in the words of reader Terry Long.

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GATS preview: Ted Bowers’ 2005 Peterbilt 379

Video, photos of Bowers' combo unit, which he'll be showing at GATS -- and a brief follow-up on Animal Aid USA's effort to transport fallen driver Richard Sullivan's dog Bella back home. All systems go!

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Mooooo! Pride & Polish winner a dairy delight

Jerry Mies' Pete won Best of Show Working Combo in Overdrive's Pride & Polish at GATS.

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Independent hog hauler Maggie Stone named Overdrive’s Most Beautiful

Maggie Stone, an Iowa hog hauler, was named the winner of Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest today at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. Celebrity judges picked Stone Friday after meeting with her and finalists Tina Comer and Libby Clayton. The finalists won trips to Dallas and met with show attendees at the Overdrive booth. Stone will be featured in an Overdrive cover story this year. Overdrive launched the contest last spring to highlight professional women drivers who ...

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Challenge No. 1: Adapting to change

Among the many challenges owner-operators face, perhaps the biggest is choosing exactly how to adapt to industry change to remain competitive and profitabile.

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Wellness Tour to stop in Dallas

The 2012 Rolling Strong Driver Wellness Tour will be stopping in Dallas on Wednesday, Aug. 22. The tour will stop at the Pilot Travel Center and Rolling Strong Snap Fitness Gym.

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Big D blowout: John Anderson highlights Dallas show

Country star John Anderson, national championship truck competition and more distinguish event-packed 2012 GATS

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ProStar to be given away at Dallas show

The truck will be awarded at the Great American Trucking Show. Contest participants also can win weekly prizes of $250 Visa Award Cards.

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A note from Schneider on their Dallas facility

  I received the note below just now from the folks at Schneider National. Luckily, none of the company's personnel at their Dallas-area facility were injured or killed when yesterday's tornadoes tore through, as has been reported elsewhere -- and buildings on the property sustained no damage; personnel are back to work to day picking up the pieces, though -- many trucks and trailers in the yard sustained damage, as we've reported. I thought I'd share ...

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