Tag: Jeff Clark
‘It is strange to be appreciated by the public’
Jeff Clark, an owner-operator turned company driver, explains how he feels about being labeled heroic during the coronavirus pandemic. Details on Overdrive.
April 8, 2020
Follow the orange ribbon to Logan’s lunch for truckers, at I-79 W.Va. rest area — and more support, appreciation
In this Overdrive Radio podcast, learn about 13-year-old Logan Miller and company's Orange Ribbon Campaign to support owner-operators, and hear a message of gratitude.
April 1, 2020
Though hoarding continues, a giving spirit bucks back
Hoarding spurred by COVID-19 has given rise to its opposite, a giving spirit from many. Discover the generosity some truckers are experiencing here.
March 27, 2020
At risk of repeating oneself … Pay and the ‘driver shortage’
More evidence improving financial and other conditions for drivers and owner-operators, and a shift in carriers’ top recruiting concerns to those of retention, will pay dividends for the overall economic health of trucking. That goes for the markets independents operate in, too.
November 29, 2018
Using collision-mitigation systems to a fuel-mileage advantage
It's a win-win situation with often-derided collision-mitigation systems on routes where a significant increase in following distance is possible to achieve.
September 11, 2018
More on personal conveyance in the hours of service with Roadcheck a day away
With Roadchecks starting June 5th, be in the know about the new personal conveyance guidelines and check out the decline in violations since 2014.
June 4, 2018
Truckin’ Runners Virtual 5K Oct. 24-30 to benefit St. Christopher fund
The event, providing a “virtual” twist on the traditional 5K (3.1-mile) road race, is in its third year from the increasingly active Truckin’ Runners Facebook group for mutual support/encouragement in member efforts to keep active on the road.
September 27, 2016
‘The most important safety feature in any truck? The professional driver’
Jeff Clark’s video message to the next president of the United States: Think outside of the box and reward companies that keep their drivers by treating them like the professionals they are.
July 7, 2016
‘Virtual 5K’ in the offing Oct. 26-31 from the Truckin’ Runners group
This "virtual" twist on the 5K competitive run requires no fee to register -- and to participate it doesn't matter where you are next week, Oct. 26-31.
October 20, 2015
Truckers gather for fitness and fellowship in Dallas at the Fit for the Road 5K run/walk
The 5K offered “a goal to push me to a level I wouldn’t achieve otherwise…. It’s fantastic they are doing this.” –owner-operator Gary Buchs on the GATS Fit for the Road 5K.
August 31, 2015
‘Operation Truck Stop’ enforcement effort targets off-toll-road traffic in Northern Indiana
Of the recent enforcement blitz in northern Indiana, one trucker asks: Just another way to move more truckers to the Indiana Toll Road?
July 27, 2015
‘Don’t run into stuff’: FMCSA chief’s should-be No. 1 message
Who’s leading the dance between the driver and technology in advocates’ safety focus in today’s world? One owner-operator emphasizes a simple safety message for the next administrator.
May 26, 2015
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