Blogs

Nov. 22: National Fallen Truckers Memorial Day

Spearheaded by driver Dave Lippert, the both on- and off-line event is intended to honor and remember "all our fellow drivers and families," according to the main online hub for the event on Facebook.

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David Adkins — 1964-2014

David passed away on October 6. His kind and gracious wife, Shena, took the time to let George and Wendy know how much she appreciated their help with selling his Fitzgerald Freightliner glider kit truck.

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Lookback on — and a severe weather report from — a Mustang at the tattoo parlor

Mike "Mustang" Crawford runs through the high winds on I-40 in West Okla. and East Texas, and a look back on his Marine Corps tattoo.

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‘Cowboy Capitalists’ documentary features U.S. drivers running South Africa-Sudan

The documentary showcases American Ian Cox's venture in hauling on the African continent, following securement of a U.N. contract to haul military-grade vehicles of various natures from South Africa and other points to struggling South Sudan.

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Video: Sample a diversity of trucker body art

It doesn’t take much time hanging around a truck stop to notice that there’s no shortage of tattoos, many elaborate and creative. Overdrive’s created a Show Us Your Ink website to celebrate these wide-ranging expressions of interest, whether trucking-related or otherwise. We’re using the site to solicit photos of your tattoos and any comments you have about them. “I get to take it with me when i die!” notes Heather Knoll about her flower tattoo that covers ...

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Fellowship, drivel and education in polish

"Remember, Murphy's Oil Soap for the seats, alcohol on q-tips for the dash display, and just buy a cover for the gear shifter – or clean it in the privacy of your own cab."

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Secondary-roads enforcement eyed by Delaware to boost I-95 toll revenue

Revenue from commercial vehicles at the Delaware I-95 toll plaza in Newark, Del., is down 7.5 percent this year -- state officials reportedly are eyeing boosted enforcement on secondary roads restricted to local deliveries.

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Video: One tragedy averted, another that could have been

“It’s a shame that we’re all so busy we can’t stop and help one another out,” said Brad Wenneberg, one of two drivers named Highway Angels for their smart handling of a highway disaster.

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

Diagnosis on the road

George gets an in-grown toenail: After Wendy advises that he smell his sock...: "Sometimes, medical advice goes unheeded on the road."

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Celebrating right in S.C., take two

The third annual gathering of the South Carolina Association of Large Car Operators is in the history books -- this year it attracted 53 drivers ranging in age from 22 to 82.

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