Walcott Truckers Jamboree

Roadside Attractions

A review of recent interesting or odd parts of trucking, plus industry data, coming events and a truck gallery.

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‘Workin’ Class’ — a new trucking tune from Leland Martin

It's named after owner-operator Colin Stuart's "big ol’ Peterbilt all decked out and tricked out with beautiful murals of horses on the sides of the trailer," country crooner Leland Martin told my colleagues over at Custom Rigs magazine -- "Workin' Class" is the latest in Martin's catalog, written after meeting owner-operator Stuart and posing for a photograph with Stuart's eponymous rig at the Walcott Truckers Jamboree this past July. The experience had such an effect on ...

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Walcott Truckers Jamboree — starting now…

As I write this, driver attendees and others have no doubt begun to file into the big show, the Walcott Truckers Jamboree, at the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa. After noting this pic from last year's Thursday-night fireworks show and "Lights at Night" custom truck lighting competition, I'm wishing I could be there. As always, the Walcott show is sure to be a hoot. If you're in the area now, or passing through tonight, stop ...

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LogBook

The FMCSA changes hours policy, Obama orders heavy-truck fuel standards, an owner-operator recognition program and much more are featured.

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Walcott Jamboree hosts live music

The 31st Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree, planned for July 8-9, offers a free concert by country music star Tracy Lawrence.

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LogBook

Truckers cope with flooding crisis, the FMCSA begins its Pre-Employment Screening Program, a cross-border trucking program with Mexico will be announced soon, steps toward sleep disorder screening are taken and many more industry issues are featured.

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LogBook

Back on the Road winner get a Volvo, a Highway hero is named, the FMCSA proposes texting ban, the FMCSA posts carrier safety data and more current issues are featured.

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For the Record

Electronic onboard recorders, parts of the 2010 CSA rollout are delayed, Peterbilt launches a Smartway-Certified and more issues in the news are featured.

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Tracy Lawrence to perform at Walcott Truckers Jamboree

Country music singer Tracy Lawrence will perform at the 31st Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree, July 8 at 7 p.m.

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