Tag: Chuck Timbrook
Add your voice to 'Overdrive's Music to Truck By,' BlackOut tribute truck headed Daytona-way
Chuck Timbrook running south for Bike Week March 5 with his vets-support rig, and: Help us celebrate professional drivers and submit an intro that may be featured on the new show.
February 24, 2021
House of BlackOut: Update from Chuck Timbrook and his 1999 veterans-support custom Freightliner
With his health up and down and funding uneven, the Christmas-parade season was truncated a bit this past year for Chuck Timbrook, owner-operator of the 1999 Freightliner Classic that is the Black Out vets-support rig. He continues, though, to make plans for the remainder of the year with hopes to be back on track.
February 4, 2020
The living legacy of the ‘BlackOut’ veterans-tribute Freightliner, and: Small fleet growth elsewhere
A couple weeks out from Veterans Day, this week’s podcast walks through recent additions to the BlackOut 1999 Freightliner veterans-tribute and memorial truck and more Chuck Timbrook following a health scare two years ago. Also: More from owner-op Rob Hallahan’s small fleet growth with other owner-ops.
October 26, 2018
Chuck Timbrook’s ‘Black Out’ vets-support rig now available at 1/32 scale
Regular readers will recall owner-operator Chuck Timbrook’s now-famous military veterans-support “Black Out” 1999 Freightliner — a scale model of the unit is now available, produced by the New-Ray model manufacturer.
November 17, 2017
Saturday round-up: Put a diaper on your dump; Video — Black Out military tribute rig at Rolling Thunder
The “Dumpster Diaper” company’s product prevents leakage from some dump bodies/trailers, and video of Chuck Timbrook and military veterans’ presentation of the colors ahead of the Rolling Thunder rally and ride two weekends back.
June 10, 2017
Chuck Timbrook’s new memorial addition to the Black Out veterans-support rig
The last several months have been eventful for Chuck Timbrook. Since my last update after his heart surgery last fall, his doctor told him that “my commercial driving days are done,” he says. But it hasn’t stopped his work on the Black Out military tribute Freightliner, with several new additions.
April 25, 2017
A little learnin’ and its opposite: Channel 19 year in review, part 2
Part 2 in this year in review picks up with Wes Memphis’ transition to e-logs and plenty “unlearning” to be done …
December 29, 2016
Thank a military veteran, drivers
And if you’re a veteran yourself, here’s a hearty thank-you for your service to the nation from us. Several truckers who’ve quietly dedicated part of their efforts this year to honoring veterans are detailed here.
November 11, 2016
‘Black Out’ veterans-tribute Freightliner owner Chuck Timbrook bounces back from heart surgery
W.Va. owner-operator Timbrook’s off his regular run for the next six-seven months, but it won’t keep him from making good on the Christmas-season parade schedule he’d planned with his increasingly popular working truck.
October 20, 2016
Chuck Timbrook’s ‘Black Out’ military tribute rig recognized by the V.A.
The United States Department of Veteran’s Affairs surprised the rig pictured above and its W.Va.-based owner-operator, Chuck Timbrook, this weekend after yet another mission of support and appreciation of military veterans.
May 9, 2016
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