Blogs

GATS health walk next Friday

Join me at the 61+ Health Awareness Walk at the Great American Trucking Show Friday, August 24, at 8 a.m.

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Fast food and filthy lies

I have heard that the government is declaring henceforth all fast food establishments must notify the customer about changes, mutations, modifications, shifts or bastardizations in any of their edible products. Plainly stated, they must notify you if they have changed the way the sammich is made. What a beautiful world this would be for people like me if this were true. When I say people like me, I mean the twenty-five people currently residing on earth, ...

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‘Veritable Vegetable’ puts $$ behind green trucking

Boosting fuel efficiency and reducing diesel engine emissions is a share goal of the Cascade Sierra Solutions nonprofit and Veritable Vegetable's fleet.

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Hands off, gab on

With the handheld cellphone use ban in place for interstate drivers, Bluetooth equipment takes on more importance as a way to talk legally on mobile devices. The technology is compatible with hundreds of devices, and headsets like these allow for hands-free use.   More talk time The VXi BlueParrott B250-XT+ headset offers everything the B250-XT had with some additional features, including enhanced Xtreme Noise Suppression technology to knock out aggressive noises. It also includes wideband audio and increased ...

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Not noticing the oddities of life on the road

It's crazy out there, and I love it. Nothing is ever the same, there's always something to look at.

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Low rates, high fuel ’round the world

U.S. trucking is by no means alone today with high-fuel-price, low-rate challenges.

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Video: Stun gun flashlight for truckers

The Tactical Stun Flashlight offers light and protection.

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Where do the trucks sleep at night?

"Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night?" is the first children's book by Brianna Caplan Sayres.

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On the art of waiting tables

Great wait staff are born -- "It’s an art, just like playing the cello."

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Longtime Overdrive Trucking News personality passes

The broadcast world and the trucking community lost a pioneer and innovator Thursday, Aug. 9, with the passing of Larry Shannon.

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