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Ice Road Truckers new season to premiere June 6

The fourth season of History’s “Ice Road Truckers” series will air its first episode Sunday, June 6 at 9 p.m. EDT, featuring returning drivers Hugh Rowland, Alex Debogorski, Lisa Kelly and Jack Jesse and two new drivers.

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The cross-border trucking program with Mexico, a driver screening Web site, the Illiana Expressway, IdleAire and truck-only toll lanes in Florida are among the issues featured.

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‘Ice Roads’ returns for fourth season

The History Channel’s “Ice Road Truckers” TV series will premiere its fourth season this spring.

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Trucker trades Haul Road for farm

“Everywhere you go, people recognize you,” says George Spears, one of the stars of "Ice Road Truckers."

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‘Ice Road Trucker’ comes home to thaw

When I rode with Alaskan Haul Road driver George Spears in the summer of 2006, he was planning to retire in the next year or so. However, he kept postponing the day. Then he was asked to stay for production of the third season of the History Channel's "Ice Road Truckers" during the 2008-2009 winter. It was the first time the show was done on the Dalton Highway, known as the Haul Road, between Fairbanks and ...

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Wild game cooking classes spawned by ice-roads coincidence

As Todd L. Disher quipped last week in the lead of his piece for Alaska's Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman newspaper about Carlile Transportation driving instructor Phil Kromm, "it’s only natural an episode of 'Ice Road Truckers' would spawn a series of culinary classes focused on gourmet wild game." Kromm, see, is an avid propane griller of wild caribou and other Alaskan delicacies, which he butchers and dresses himself. Kromm ended up, in his words, as a "secondary character" in the Ice Roads season ...

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Introducing the ‘ice road truckers’ of the South Pole

South African Times-Live correspondent Tiara Walters is the first female writer-in-residence with that country's team of research scientists probing the barren landscape of the South Pole, and her Pole Dancing blog recently chronicled the team's trek across what many Americans will be familiar with from the History Channel's Ice Road Truckers series. " Challenger drivers from the defence force heavy-duty cargo across 26 km of ice just 1.8 meters thick in parts." The provenance of the ...

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