Portland

Multi-stop last mile from an Oregon National Forest

| June 20, 2014

The end of the Parkers' multi-stop load comes down the wire on hours. Wendy: "George really does amaze me sometimes. I would have been in the fetal position, sobbing...."

Courthouse News Service: ‘Truckers offended by lavender?’

| July 31, 2012

Coast Truck Centers near Portland objected to a billboard above their store's highway-side sign advertising an upscale resort. Wouldn't you?

FedEx driver honored by TCA

| July 31, 2012

FedEx Freight driver Kenny Cass, of Portland, Ore., has been named a Truckload Carriers Association Highway Angel for his help at the scene of an accident on a Portland road.

Pilot Flying J and T2T sponsor truckers in triathlon

| June 14, 2012

Pilot Flying J is teaming up with Truckers to Triathletes (T2T) to help professional drivers maintain healthy lifestyles. Pilot Flying J is a 2012 sponsor of the Revolution 3 Triathlon series, which is July 8 in ...

What it takes: Contractors Cargo hauls B-1 bomber body

| January 04, 2012

“We transport all kinds of things, from construction equipment, petro-chemical equipment – even wind turbines," says 84-year-old Jerry Wheeler, owner of the Compton, Calif.-based Contractors Cargo heavy-haul fleet. "And then we do the not-so-ordinary. We’ve ...

New I-5 bridge over Columbia River gets OK

| December 08, 2011

The current I-5 crossing between Oregon and Washington consists of two side-by-side bridges built in 1916 and 1958.

Trucking effort in Wash. state to find child

| January 24, 2011

As we know, dry vans have uses ancillary to hauling freight, not least among them their advertisement potential. You need only look to this month's Overdrive to find evidence of that in a pic of ...

Panel studying Northwest bridge project

| May 20, 2010

An independent panel is reviewing the Columbia River Crossing Project that would connect Portland, Ore. and Vancouver, Wash.

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