One bull hauler’s mid-1980s test

| February 02, 2015

The 1979 Kenworth W900 -- pictured above hooked to a 1976 Barrett cattle trailer -- is the truck Don Christner was running as a company driver in 1985 when the story below took place. Before that, ...

Eddie Kilroy anchoring new Freymiller radio station

| February 02, 2015

Kilroy, former longtime host on XM Radio's "Willie's Place," hosts a morning show 8-12 CST for driver call-ins and country music on the carrier's online radio station.

Responding to apnea/med cert situation, OOIDA crowd-sources doc reviews

| January 30, 2015

The D.O.T. Doc review and search site is live -- it's intended to grow into a resource drivers can use to share their experiences with each other relative to medical examiners around the nation.

The Petri dish of our lives

| January 30, 2015

"We're heading back out into the cold and flu season Monday....I'll wash my hands and the alien will slough away illness with his gamma rays. I have a feeling we'll be traveling through Roswell...."

Something out of nothing: Owner-op’s 2000 Peterbilt 379

| January 30, 2015

Dayton, Tenn., resident Calvin Nichols Jr. has put more than 2 million miles on this 2000 Peterbilt 379. Nichols' dedication and hard work have kept the one-truck business alive through the tough economy, says his girlfriend Marcy Greer.

Marshall Tucker Band to headline concert at Louisville truck show

| January 29, 2015

The Marshall Tucker Band will play a Mobil Delvac-sponsored concert at the Mid-America Trucking Show in March, the show announced Jan. 29.

Convoy honors Ohio owner-operator Dave Trout

| January 29, 2015

A terminal cancer diagnosis last year stopped owner-operator Dave Trout's career in its tracks. This weekend, more than 100 truckers showed him the trucking legend he is in their Ohio community.

The champions of the mom-and-pop truck stop

| January 28, 2015

Driver Jeff Barker, with Debra Miller and Todd Ramey, is currently operating a Facebook group dedicated to sharing information on independent mom-and-pop truck stops.

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