ice road truckers

Pay to play on the ice roads of Alaska

Alaska company capitalizes on popularity of Ice Road Truckers reality show with tour packages.

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Roadside Attractions

A coffee cup collection, the weird case of Jabin Bogan, when patriotism turns to trouble and other interesting trucking industry items, plus Truck Gauges and Truck Gallery are featured.

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IRT without Lisa Kelly: Downer for many fans

With Ice Road Truckers' sixth season premiere on the History Channel last Sunday, fans were reportedly bummed by the absence of the biggest star the show's produced, trucker Lisa Kelly. (Find my 2010 interview with her here.) On Overdrive's Facebook page, one commenter went farther: "Looks like this will be the worst season ever. Hot dogs, hot heads, and idiots," he wrote. "The show has run its course." On Truckers News' page, commenters were more split in ...

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New ‘Ice Road’ premiers June 3 sans Kelly, Sieber

The sixth season of the History Channel’s Ice Road Truckers series will feature drivers of the Dalton and Manitoba.

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Ice Road Truckers season 5 DVDs available

A set of DVDs with the entire season 5 of History Channel's "Ice Road Truckers" franchise is now available via History's website. The season pit the Canucks against the Americans, with a crew of haulers in Alaska as well as another group in Canada battling it out for the top spot, as you may recall. It was the season that ultimately produced James Jaillet's reporting last year on Alabama hauler Dave Redmond's difficulties (Redmond is ...

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Ice Road’s Debogorski to promote ultra capacitor

Alex Debogorski, star of the History Channel’s show Ice Road Trucker, will demonstrate qualities of the 12-volt Engine Start Module, San Diego-based Maxwell Technologies Inc. said. Debogorski will be featured with the equipment at trade shows before and after the product’s launch in early 2012. The product uses ultra-capacitor technology, is designed for starting diesel engines up to 15 liters at temperatures from minus 40 degrees to 65 degrees Celsius and has an industry standard Group ...

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Tonight: Chat with ex-IRT bad boy Dave Redmon

Sign up for a free live chat session with Dave Redmon, who was fired from the "Ice Road Truckers" TV series.

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Redmon fired from one IRT show, quits other

Ice Road Trucker Dave Redmon said in an interview with Truckers News the show’s production crew fabricates scenes and “went out of their way” to make him look bad.

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Redmon: ‘Ice Road’ firing was scripted

The Riverside, Ala., native said the show cited his perceived inability to be a “team player” as its justification.

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Truckers lobbied to support National Pork Rind Day

This wouldn't be the salty snack's first appearance on the Channel 19 blog. For that, we'd have to go back to August 2010, when a driver choked on one and his rig left the roadway -- and didn't spur mainstream media calls for a ban on eating behind the wheel. All the same, Ohio-based Rudolph Foods, makers of the pork rinds pictured here, spent all day Sept. 14 giving out bags of its barbecue, spicy and ...

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