tornadoes

Severe-duty disaster relief

Amanda Bayhi | September 16, 2012

The First Response Team of America utilizes top heavy trucks and equipment to in a philanthropic effort to provide disaster relief wherever it is needed.

Farm to market in style — Bill Blankenship’s 1978 W900A

| June 17, 2012

Bill Blankenship, who with his son, Jerry, runs the McMinnville-based Blankenship Farms & Nursery business, found this member of the 1978 class of Kenworth's long-running W900 model eight years ago, buying it to haul the ...

A note from Schneider on their Dallas facility

| April 04, 2012

  I received the note below just now from the folks at Schneider National. Luckily, none of the company's personnel at their Dallas-area facility were injured or killed when yesterday's tornadoes tore through, as has been ...

Breaker-breaker: Thursday Channel 19 news round-up

| July 28, 2011

Tonight on American Trucker on the Speed Channel: You The third episode of the second season of the American Trucker documentary show on the Speed Channel is called, simply, "Independent." It will explore, well, guess ...

Getting around ‘Truckermageddon’; American Trucker season 2 ‘gets hardcore’

| July 14, 2011

California 'Carmageddon' also a 'Truckermageddon'? NBC Los Angeles ran this report on truckers' plans for avoiding the I-405 shutdown this weekend -- the 405 will be shut down northbound in a 10-mile stretch between I-10 ...

More tornado aid coming from the trucking industry

| July 06, 2011

It keeps coming. If you missed the feature on the trucking industry's response to this spring's horrendous series of devastating tornadoes in Truckers News' current issue by Caroline Taylor, click through this picture from the ...

Speakout

Overdrive Staff | July 01, 2011

Truckers weigh in on first air prep for tornadoes, inspections in Mexico, being a paid tourist and maintenance.

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | June 03, 2011

Trying to outrunning a tornado, shipping alernatives, biking maps and sleep apnea are among the topics featured -- plus Channel 19 and Truck Gallery.

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