Great American Trucking Show

Roadside Attractions

Owner-operators have some strong words, an air force vet finds a third life in trucking, a demand for bee hive transport; plus Truck Gauge, Channel 19 and Truck Gallery are featured.

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Women In Trucking Association hits five-year mark

Women in Trucking Association Inc. celebrated its five-year anniversary last month. The group was formed in March of 2007 at the Truckload Carriers Conference in Las Vegas. A group of twelve women comprised the original board, which has now expanded to include both men and women representing different sectors of the industry. The association was formed to encourage women to look at careers in the trucking industry and to support those ...

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Lawler wants trucking message to spread

Country music singer Lindsay Lawler took a shine to the trucking industry – and drivers, specifically – after landing a gig at the Great American Trucking Show.

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Pollster Frank Luntz to give CVOC keynote address

Frank Luntz, dubbed the “hottest pollster” in America by The Boston Globe, will be the keynote speaker at the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference Aug. 22-23, in Dallas, Texas,

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Roadside Attractions

New life for old classics, Love's connect app, the Aurora Borealis and more industry news and oddities are featured.

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Contest to award used International ProStar

The grand prize winner will be announced at the Great American Trucking Show Aug. 23-25 in Dallas.

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Roadside Attractions

A trucker joins a national fitness program, a natural born truck driver, a truck makes its film debut, plus Truck Gallery, Channel 19, Calendar events and more industry news items are featured.

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Roadside Attractions

The 2011 World's Strongest Man Competition, six tons of potato pride, diesel price averages, creature comforts plus Truck Gallery, trucking calendar and many more news items from the trucking industry are featured.

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Super Show

The second annual Charlotte Diesel Super Show, Oct. 7-8 at the zMaxDragway at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., put a twist on traditional trucking shows, offering a thrilling mix of truck competition, diesel drags and evening concerts.

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Truck Stop Missouri redux; American Trucker GATS episode tonight

Truck Stop Missouri a 'trucking ambassador' in reality? After my interview posted yesterday with Joe Bechtold, General Manager of the Midway Truck Stop and Travel Plaza that is the subject of the Truck Stop Missouri TV show on the Travel Channel, a longtime commenter on the Channel 19 blog took issue with Bechtold's characterization of the show as a positive for the image of the trucking industry generally -- and the American driver in particular. Bandit, ...

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