Tony ‘the truck stop tiger’ — calls from the driver community to uncage him

| December 06, 2010

Nearly two years have passed since I first wrote about efforts by animal-rights activists (post from January 2009 originally on old Channel 19 blog home on Blogger.com) to require Gross Tete, La., Tiger Truck Stop owner ...

TV drama of a gypsy trucker still magic for fans

| December 03, 2010

In 1975, Overdrive covered the filming of the TV series, "Movin' On," starring Claude Akins as trucker Sonny Pruitt.

Over the canyon rim — a grand, prize-winning truck driver’s photo — and more

| December 03, 2010

This stunning view off the U.S. 89 bridge over the Colorado River near Page, Ariz., was shot by Gordon Trucking company driver Ron Nikirk, based in Oakland, Ore. Gordon becomes our fifth winner since we ...

Rotella SuperRigs calendar now available…

| December 02, 2010

On the cover of the annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar this year is the custom 2007 Kenworth W900L of Myerstown, Pa.-based Scott Diller. Featured also on the December 2011 page in the calendar, Diller's clearly ...

Electronics makers cranking out freight

| December 01, 2010

ISM says production of computers and other electronics led the way for manufacturing, which continued its rebound in November.

Retired long-haulers make folk-art metalwork strides

| December 01, 2010

Long Neck, Del.-based Judy and Lou Hagen, according to the latest in the Delaware Cape Gazette's "Saltwater Portraits" series of profiles of community residents, came to their current metalwork artistry while running long-haul through Georgia ...

Channel 19

Todd Dills | December 01, 2010

A dose of trucking humor, oddities and coverage in the media are featured.

Dollars and Sense

Kevin Rutherford | December 01, 2010

Here is a step-by step approach to guide you through the process of buying a used truck and help you make smart decisions.

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