Tag: Scott Hampton
A truck with its own Facebook page: Mark and Holly O’Donnell’s “Family Tree”
A big winner among several at the first-ever American Pride Truck Charity benefit show for St. Christopher, held in truck parking at GATS, was “The Family Tree”, a mural-wrapped 2018 Peterbilt 579 owned and operated by the O’Donnells, of Tennessee. It’s intended “to celebrate the history and culture of trucking,” Holly says.
September 9, 2019
2018 ‘coulda planned better’: Counting down the top 10 Overdrive Radio podcasts of the year
Take a review run back through some of those most memorable moments from the top 10 most-listened-to episodes of the year, from details of owner-op Mark Kirbyson’s skepticism of any wisdom present in the oft-repeated “shoulda planned better” to more than two podcasts dedicated to recognizing the many best-avoided games brokers play in contracts … and much more besides.
December 31, 2018
On the ‘flower gravy train’: Direct-ship greenhouse freight, 10-4 D.C. convoy and more with Scott Hampton
Hampton pulled hoppers before transitioning to the operation he’s in today, which he describes as his “flower gravy train” doing multi-drop distribution runs for shipper Dallas Johnson Greenhouse in Council Bluffs. Also in this latest Overdrive Radio edition, the tale of how he got back to the front of the 10-4 D.C. convoy that Oct. Saturday in Northern Virginia
December 7, 2018
Iowa-based independent’s restoration of an e-log-exempt 2000 Pete 379
The FMCSA’s change to its guidance on the pre-2000 model year exemption to the ELD mandate — when the agency specified the engine year instead of the chassis year as the determining factor — sealed the deal for owner-operator Scott Hampton in his plans to do a $75K custom-restoration of his 2000 Peterbilt 379.
November 26, 2018
A big 10-4 on hours flexibility, improved training standards and a good time — more from D.C.
Several bobtail trucks convoyed into our nation's capital to meet with the trucking group representatives as well as United States Senators. More on Overdrive.
October 4, 2018
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