The annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition will be held May 15-17 at the zMax Dragway adjacent to the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.
The Overdrive-Red Eye Radio’s Trucker Talent Search, sponsored by Chevron Delo, is looking for truckers who love to sing. Submissions will be accepted through May 26.
The group grew from four people making three-way calls to an organized conference call that runs 24/7. Callers use the room to keep company on long nights, give and get weather and road reports, check routes and just touch base with other human beings who do the same job.
Twenty-one-year-old Dunigan got the call the evening of May 4 in Michigan and “her first comment was ‘are you telling me I won that Purple Peterbilt?’”
Owner-operator Dale Burke of Strongsville, Ohio, snapped this picture of his rig while at a show at the Hilton at Universal Studios, Fla.
Bored with the same old CDs and satellite radio programs to tickle your ears while you’re on the road? If you’ve got internet access, you can liven up those long hours with some fresh programming that suits your mood and interests.
Your days are numbered, so to speak. Drivers are bombarded by numerical characters, more so today than ever.
Owner-operator smartphone users overwhelmingly access the Web daily, with more than 75 percent saying they access every day and more than 20 percent saying they’re constantly connected to the Web, according to Overdrive’s 2014 Connectivity Study.
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