Truth About Trucking Live

Editor to discuss truck stop electrification

On Sept. 1 at 8 p.m. EDT, Truth About Trucking Live host and fuel hauler Allen Smith and Truckers News/Overdrive Senior Editor Max Kvidera will discuss truck stop electrification (TSE), which Kvidera examined in-depth in Overdrive’s August issue. The online call-in program can be heard via BlogTalkRadio.com/TruthaboutTrucking or listened to via call-in. For details, visit the website. TSE is one way to avoid truck idling and provide further options for driver comfort during rest periods at truck ...

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Overdrive editor to discuss electrification

Truth About Trucking Live show will focus on trend to power up at truck stops Sept. 1.

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‘Medically certified’ — join us for radio show Wednesday to probe driver health regs

At 7 p.m. Eastern time tomorrow evening (Wed., June 22) I'll join Truth About Trucking Live hosts Allen & Donna Smith as well as my colleague Max Kvidera for a special show probing the issues raised by the current, June Truckers News cover story Kvidera and I penned about state and federal regs for driver medical certification. Joining us will be a special guest, a big-hearted driver I wrote about in my portion of the ...

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Talk show to focus on medical certification

Truckers News editors will discuss topic on Truth About Trucking Live on June 22.

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Rhetoric on Tony the Truckstop Tiger boils over into truckstop villification

It's been a little while since I checked in on the efforts by animal-rights activists and others -- including a large coterie of truck drivers -- to force owners of the Tiger Truck Stop in Gross Tete, La., to give up their caged Bengal tiger, Tony. The latest efforts including a lawsuit filed this week whose plaintiffs are the "Animal Legal Defense Fund and former state Rep. Warren Triche Jr.," reported the Associated Press. Plaintiffs are ...

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Show to focus on personal safety

"Crime Against Truckers – Protection on the Road" airs April 14 online.

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Overdrive 50th Anniversary

Disc jockeys have entertained, informed and consoled truckers on lonely long-haul runs.

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