Driver Tim Rutledge owes particular features -- vibration, voice-dial -- on his cell phone for his survival after being trapped under his rig in below-zero temps this past week.
"Here's to the spouses and families of the drivers – Salute!!"
In wake of Winter Storm Hercules and the extreme temperatures in impacted states, several states have issued exemptions or waivers of federal hours-of-service rules for truck drivers hauling fuel to or in those states.
Pictures and more from drivers caught in the extremely cold temps across the nation's midsection.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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