David HollisAuthor infoCustom RigsATHS virtual truck show featured more than 1,400 trucksThe coronavirus pandemic didn't stop the ATHS's annual truck show. The show went virtual this year, and it was still a hit with over 1,400 trucks. Details here.June 4, 2020BusinessNew trucker assistance group looks to help drivers in needThe Truckers Emergency Assistance Responders group seeks to help drivers with carrier abandonment, accident, weather, illness, injury and more.February 19, 2020BusinessPennsylvania testing new traffic restriction plan this winterThe draft plan is a five-tiered process that restricts travel by vehicles based on the severity of the weather and highway conditions. The first tier limits travel by certain kinds of vehicles, including some trucks, while the fifth is a complete travel ban for all vehicles except emergency response vehicles.November 18, 2019BusinessPennDOT looking to ease burden of highway truck restrictions this winterAlexis Campbell, press secretary for PennDOT, recently said the department heard the frustration the trucking industry felt last year. She said the agency is going to “make sure that the way that we’re implementing the restrictions makes sense” and helps truckers plan ahead better.October 22, 2019Trucker of the YearOwner-Operator of the Year winner offers advice; 2020 award nominations openNominations for this year’s edition of the Owner-Operator of the Year contest are now being accepted by TCA. The top three finalists will be announced in January, and the grand prize winner will be announced during TCA’s 2020 Annual Convention, March 1-3, 2020, in Kissimmee, Florida.August 26, 2019BusinessArmy veteran wins Trucking’s Top Rookie awardDwight Arnold, who lives in Clarksville, Tennessee and drives for Stevens Transport, was announced the award winner Friday at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. He wins $10,000 and prizes from the RoadPro Family of Brands and Rand McNally.August 23, 2019BusinessGATS app offers show floor map, schedules, giveaways, moreDownload the GATS 2019 mobile app if you’re going to the show later this week to gain access to a show floor map, show schedule, a list of giveaways and more.August 20, 2019BusinessGATS contest offers chance to meet Jayne Denham, Lisa Kelly, moreFive winners of the “Black Coffee, White Lines on Ice” contest and their guests will have the opportunity to attend an exclusive meet-and-greet with Australian country rock singer Jayne Denham and Ice Road Truckers stars Lisa Kelly, Reno Ward and Carey Hall.August 2, 2019Life‘Ice Road Truckers’ creators putting out feelers for new driversHowever, the creators of the show that ran on cable TV for 11 seasons and 138 episodes say nothing is certain yet.July 19, 2019BusinessTruckers raise $600,000 as part of annual Make-A-Wish Mother’s Day ConvoyDrivers of 545 trucks raised the record amount, which was $100,000 more than the total brought in by last year’s event, according to a Make-A-Wish spokesperson.June 27, 2019Page 1 of 6Next PageTop StoriesOverdrive RadioTrucking like a locomotive in restored 1960s KenworthsIn this Overdrive Radio edition, log hauler, writer, podcaster Gord Magill drew out more of Edison Motors cofounder Chace Barber’s story about his unique approach to electric-drive trucks, with some surprising benefits and potential applications.Trucker of the YearEnter Overdrive's 2023 Trucker of the Year competitionCustom RigsLil' Ray's Transport: Five custom classics caught at Merced truck showOverdrive ExtraOwner-op finds Chicago container hauling, long-term, more lucrative than OTRSponsor ContentEngineered for superior calls in high-noise environments.