‘Medically certified’ — join us for radio show Wednesday to probe driver health regs

| June 21, 2011

At 7 p.m. Eastern time tomorrow evening (Wed., June 22) I'll join Truth About Trucking Live hosts Allen & Donna Smith as well as my colleague Max Kvidera for a special show probing the issues ...

What are the top ten trucking songs of all-time?

| June 20, 2011

Planning for Overdrive's 50th anniversary this year, we want to hear from you with recommendations for a top-ten list of the best trucking songs of all time. Lest I unduly influence the process, I will ...

A knight of the road recalls the royal carpet

| June 17, 2011

Owner-operator Gordon Alkire recalls an era when the knights of the road, he says, were treated like royalty.

Jason’s Law national call-in day June 23; drivers urge action

| June 16, 2011

Last year it came on the heels of calls for passage from often at-odds constituencies in the industry, and this year, drivers and other industry parties are following similar unity after Jason's Law's May reintroduction ...

Worries about Weinergate

| June 15, 2011

Dear Carolyn, All this news attention on Weinergate makes me anxious about my husband who is always on the road. Do you think most men send suggestive pictures to strangers online? Should I check his computer ...

4 State’s Bryan Martin on Joplin rebuilding efforts in All Drivers Together conference call

| June 15, 2011

In a conference call last week put together by the All Drivers Together group, a collaboration of owner-operators and drivers opening up a free conference line to drivers and others in the trucking industry around ...

82-year-old gets a trucking wish; Minnesota horse northbound and down

| June 14, 2011

Queen of the road A story in the Doylestown, Pa., Intelligencer newspaper details the Twilight Wish Foundation's efforts to grant a long-haul wish to 82-year-old Margarette Kirsch. In late May, she set out of a 15-day ...

Transport for Christ truck rally this Fri-Sat

| June 13, 2011

The Transport for Christ organization's efforts to connect with and spread the good news to and of the trucking industry extends far beyond their mobile chapels and efforts to unite drivers in the fight against ...

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