"The Precious" is in the competition: "I'm OK with the disparaging comments -- the meanest ones usually come from people who don't have a truck at all, so there's that. I do know this, we've got family in Joplin now, and that's the biggest win of all."
The Guilty by Association Truck Show in Joplin, Mo., gets under way this Friday, Sept. 26. Owner-operator George Parker and Overdrive contributing writer Wendy Parker shot this brief preview video with 4 States' Bryan Martin.
Florida-based videographer and former truck driver Chris Fiffie has been turning heads over the past year with his vid series of Rolling CB Interviews with owner-operators.
Eat a balanced diet, avoid excessive animal fats, drink plenty of water, get plenty of exercise, don't smoke, and drink alcohol only in moderation to keep your pancreas happy.
The newly formed Truck Stop Health Care announced Sept. 23 it will be placing certified medical examiners in truck stops in every U.S. state. TSHC says the move will help drivers more easily access DOT-certified medical examiners to perform the federally required bi-yearly physical.
"I made the mistake of leaving the doors open on the truck long enough to let a Ninja fly into the cab. This bastard took up residence like a professional squatter and refused to leave or be killed." ... How Wendy got rid of ...
Here we go again: Following CNBC "Collision Course" series on truck accidents, 20/20 follows with "Road to Ruin" -- more from the public crash/fatigue discussion here.
Truck driver Chris Barbeau's invention that would provide a fairly simple solution to the wake-up call at shipper/receivers' docks is shooting for a $30,000 funding goal via a Kickstarter.com campaign.
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