Tag: Loveland Pass
Colin Young presents another ‘Crazy Pass’ from Colorado’s Loveland Pass
As Young tells it: “Another typical day going over Loveland Pass. I was pulling a fully loaded gasoline tanker down the pass when the Jeep decided they needed around me. I guess this is what we get when we allow video games to replace driver education.”
May 23, 2019
Colorado DOT to study allowing hazmat trucks to travel through I-70’s Eisenhower Tunnel
Currently, trucks hauling hazmat are banned from using the tunnel and must use Loveland Pass (U.S. Highway 6). A new Colorado law requires CDOT to study the feasibility of allowing hazmat transportation through the tunnel and to report on whether, and under what conditions, hazmat through the tunnel should be allowed.
April 12, 2019
Colin Young has a message for Colorado State Patrol: Enforce increasing problem of unsafe passing on mountain roads
Dashcam Central video from Colin Young shows a precarious Loveland Pass two-lane pass made by a pickup’s driver with just a hair of space available between the pickup, oncoming traffic and the nose of Young’s rig. “Worst part is that the State Patrol does nothing to stop this increasing problem.”
February 12, 2019
Colin Young presents ‘Basalt drive’ hall of shame
This collection of video clips from the dashcam of trucker Colin Young was assembled from several during “a load from Denver to Basalt, Colo., on the Friday before Father’s Day” this year, Young says, via Loveland Pass. “After 20-plus years of driving it still surprises me how many people continue to take the risks they take around big trucks.”
November 8, 2017
A Rocky Mountains disaster averted by quick thinking, teamwork and a little luck — driver Don Christner’s retelling of a hair-raising moment on Colorado’s Loveland Pass: “no runaway truck ramps, no gaurdrails, no shoulders and no do-overs.”
January 21, 2016
Don Christner presents ‘Mike and I chained up on Loveland Pass’
“At nearly 12,000 feet there is a generous safety bonus — you see, if you do your job right, you get to live.”
April 21, 2015
Driver dispatch from a series of wintry hazmat loads over Loveland Pass
With the city of Buffalo under multiple feet of snow in November, driver Don Christner and his running partner were quietly but heroically hauling hazmat on a series of loads over Loveland Pass in Colorado, quite wintry itself…
January 6, 2015
The rest: Tying the knot on 2014
The third and final part of the Channel 19 2014 year in review, threading the needle through the most-read posts to the blog, here with an emphasis on rates and pay, parking and more.
December 30, 2014
Holy snow-banks! Winter rolling vid over Loveland Pass
Another couple vids from the GoPro Camera of young Caleb Christner, son of Don Christner, the Reed Hurst Trucking driver whose dispatches from the road you’ve become familiar with over the last year or two.
March 15, 2014
More GoPro trucking-vid magic from Caleb Christner
The young driver’s son turned his camera eye on Colorado’s Loveland Pass this time around. Watch the vid here.
June 17, 2013
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