Tag: binda atwal
OTR podcast rewind -- 'Our Punjabi brothers'
In this week's Overdrive Radio podcast episode, we drop into October of 2017, amid the demonstrations on both coasts and some points in between against the ELD mandate that, out west, were led by the Punjabi-American trucking community.
March 5, 2021
Over the Road episode 8: The Road Ahead
Over the Road hauls to Dallas and the Great American Trucking Show to probe the question on many truckers' minds: Will automation render them obsolete?
May 28, 2020
D.C. protest reached an apex inside the White House
Amid financial pressures and abysmal freight rates for many truckers, D.C. demonstrators on their 20th day enter the White House for a substantive discussion.
May 21, 2020
‘Over the road’ episode 6: Our Punjabi brothers
Binda Atwal leads the Over the Road team through the heavily Punjabi-influenced trucking world around his home base in California. Listen here on Overdrive.
April 30, 2020
Electronic Logging Devices
The mandate’s last roundup: The AOBRD-to-ELD shift
The final major deadline in implementing the electronic logging device mandate isn’t causing quite the stir as did the mandate’s initial effective date in 2017, yet for those grandfathered in to continue using AOBRDs, their impending sunset on Dec. 17 means adjusting to a device with a more rigidly detailed set of specifications that require some operational changes.
August 13, 2019
Independence basics: Binda Atwal’s attractions to trucking
It’s the income possibilities owner-operator Binda Atwal names as his principal attraction to trucking, for his young family – Atwal and his wife are the proud parents of two children, a four- and one-year-old.
February 7, 2018
Recalcitrant politicos in sights of anti-mandate rallies kicking off Monday nationwide
Organizers are hopeful that the Dec. 4 “ELD media blitz” in numerous locations nationwide will finally get the attention of lawmakers — some drivers, too — who have become recalcitrant in the face of a growing feeling of inevitability around the mandate.
December 1, 2017
Round-up: The parking issue’s grassroots problems; And the California convoy that capped the ELD protest week
Too often, the roots grow against new-parking development — Love’s Travel Stops pulls out of Otsego, Minn., truck stop plans after local opposition. And: Video and more from the sizable anti-ELD demonstrations two weeks back out west.
October 19, 2017
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