With the official unveiling still several weeks off, owner-operator Jimmy Ardis, a recipient of one of TA Petro's Citizen Driver Award recognitions, got an early look at his name up on the marquee at the recently renamed Manning, S.C., TA near his hometown.
The 2000 Freightliner Classic's 163-inch custom-built sleeper now comes equipped with a full-size shower and bed, easy chair, table, a full closet and a kitchen counter with a sink, refrigerator, microwave and cook stove.
Having anyone’s camera inches away from you virtually the entire time you’re doing your job, and knowing that you don’t have control of the on/off switch, has to be unnerving.
Selected quotes from our Most Beautiful nominees: “I love this industry and wouldn’t do anything else. I have a heart of gold and would give my last roller for a fellow driver in need”... and more!
A few outtakes from the April Overdrive cover shoot with owner-operator Matt Hopkins.
Vehicular batteries are technological marvels. But for all our dependence on them in both commercial and consumer applications, they largely are forgotten or ignored – until they fail, of course. For most of the past century, ...
...to alien abduction? Yes: "Poor George has the implant, and he's unable to fight the urges of the evil radio signals that emit from it, even under great duress."
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