Tag: Ingrid Brown
Listen: Channel One-Nine Special from Over the Road — Mechanics
In this Channel One-Nine Special from Over the Road, Ingrid Brown and others answer listener questions surrounding semi-truck basics. Listen here on Overdrive.
April 13, 2020
‘This thing is on’: Method amidst the mess, madness around COVID-19
In this edition of Overdrive Radio, interviews with Ingrid Brown, Paul Marhoefer, update us in life on the road in this crisis. Check it out on Overdrive.
March 25, 2020
‘Truck parking only’: Working together toward a new get-in reality
The need for greater parking capacity, well-positioned, throughout the nation is no secret. The need along Texas lanes was the subject of the lively discussion devoted to parking at GATS. In today’s edition of Overdrive Radio, hear just what could well provide a model toward engaging with other states, too.
September 20, 2019
When the sun bites back: Skin cancer risk, prevention for drivers
Longtime drivers and others urge haulers to guard against skin cancer that can comes from excessive left-side exposure. Says one: “If you’re going to be sitting there bouncing down the road all day, you better get something on your skin to protect you from the ultraviolet rays.”
September 13, 2019
‘People don’t understand — we have nowhere to go’: GATS panel presses for parking solutions
With a focus on Texas, a panel made up of truckers, parking advocates and a TxDOT official explored ways the state can expand parking options — especially in major cities and near freight hubs.
September 9, 2019
Parking roundtable with focus on Texas lanes set for GATS
On Saturday, Aug. 24, at noon at GATS, join us to give your input directly to TxDOT on parking needs and new capacity ideas. Former owner-op Scott Grenerth will host a discussion intended to bring in the audience for input with a TxDOT rep, Clark Freight Lines company driver Jack Smith and North Carolina independent owner-op Ingrid Brown.
August 14, 2019
40 years of trucking — and surviving — with owner-operator Ingrid Brown (Plus: Three tunes from Trucker Talent finalists)
Owner-operator Ingrid Brown started trucking as a teenager in 1979, and she’s been on the road since. In this edition of Overdrive Radio, hear her reflections on her 40-year career, many of those spent as a single-truck owner-operator, as well as her recent involvement in FMCSA’s Our Roads, Our Safety campaign and her ongoing bout with various forms of skin cancer.
June 28, 2019
Ariz. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio advises anti-ELD advocates keep up the fight
At a small event held Saturday, March 31, in Nashville, recently pardoned former county sheriff Arpaio admitted that, before Saturday, “I was in the dark about the occupation” of trucking and the regulatory strains on its small businesses. “This is a public relations thing – you’ve got to get the word out.”
April 2, 2018
NASTC honors its “America’s Best Drivers” Team 2015
The National Association of Small Trucking Companies named Cayenne Express' Dennis Ohlendorf and 10 others among its 2015 Drivers of the Year.
November 3, 2015
Driver conference calls, online radio shows Wed., Thurs.
All Drivers Together hosts Trucker BuddyFirst up, the folks with the All Drivers Together series of conference calls, which have been ongoing with increasing prominence in the months since I reported on them last year, this afternoon are hosting Trucker Buddy International’s Randy Schwartzenburg. He’ll detail the organization’s plans for MATS as well as ongoing […]
February 29, 2012
4 State’s Bryan Martin on Joplin rebuilding efforts in All Drivers Together conference call
In a conference call last week put together by the All Drivers Together group, a collaboration of owner-operators and drivers opening up a free conference line to drivers and others in the trucking industry around the nation to network and share information toward industry betterment, 4 State Trucks’ Bryan Martin noted the shift in efforts […]
June 15, 2011
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