Blogs

Strike! For .. lower freight rates?

Errant headline from a Colombian driver strike. Also: More on fuel surcharges: 3 in 4 readers collecting/charging fuel surcharges per mile report a base mpg between 5 and 7.

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VIDEO: Tom Logano’s antique Mack toting his son Joey’s first Legends car

Following Joey Logano's big Daytona 500 win, take a run through Logano's father's 1964 Mack B61 in this Overdrive video, toting another antique and Joey Logano's first Legends car.

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Actual news? Or a desperate grab for attention …

"I used to get mad and fire back, but there's not enough time in the day anymore. We will always have to deal with haters -- it's best to just pat them on the head, maybe throw them a little attention bone," and get on with it.

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A little ‘music to truck by’

A SoundCloud playlist here compiling music you've heard over the years here on Channel 19, among other tracks. For future playlists, send your recommendations ...

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The big-truck ballet

Wendy watching the world go by: "When you sit back, turn the CB off, and just watch the trucks rolling in and out, it's a lot like a big-truck ballet. You can pick the Prima Ballerinas out immediately...."

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ChampTruck update with 88 Mike

Podcast: Mack of Nashville tech/ChampTruck race team driver/owner Mike Morgan with an update on progress as series appraoches in April.

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Arkansas matters, and so do the truckers

Latest media foul well apparent from this headline: “Truckers Use Walmart Parking Lot as a Truck Stop; Customers Feel Unsafe" -- actually, just one customer. . .

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Trucking — or not — with the twenty-somethings

A twenty-something attempts a (well-considered, lengthy) answers to the question of why his generation seemingly isn't interested in truck driving, by and large.

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

When the future presses into the present and the past needs attention

Nursing homes -- like trucking, in some ways: "You only hear about the evil people who can't seem to act right, and horror stories about abuse and neglect."

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Got ice? White stuff?

Report from an ice storm: Icy conditions along I-40 across the nation's midsection will continue through this evening/tomorrow morning, among other weather updates. . .

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