Always great to run into Tony Justice -- the singer-songwriter and East-Tennessee-based Everhart Transportation driver performed Friday, March 28, for attendees of the Mid-America Trucking Show.
Topics debated at the FMCSA's "roadside inspection" session at the Mid-America Trucking Show...
At MATS, Mike Ryan is showing a 2006 Freightliner Columbia he and team put together over six weeks preceding to show potential new "Champs," drivers in the series, how they can affordably get into a race truck.
"This is by no means a 'done deal,'" notes Joe Rajkovacz of the CCTA. "Truckers need to participate in the public-comment process – even show up at the Board meeting if they can."
The elaborately-shot video commandeered a Long Beach port terminal to make a gymkhana-style course and stage the resulting video, with plenty spectacular stunts and precision handling.
Country music act Jetset Getset will perform their "Mile a Minute" trucking track on a flatbed behind a 75th-anniversary Peterbilt 579 in the Cincinnati Reds Opening Day Parade March 31.
Recently-retired bull wagon hauler Laurin Dreher reflects on a long career, while owner-operator Jeff Clark talks while he walks and more plans for MATS solidify...
"Overhaul and simplify the law to release the energy and passion of Americans so that we can begin to address the challenges of our society." --Philip K. Howard, from a 2010 talk that rings with messages directly applicable to trucking
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