Tag: over the road podcast
Over the Road reality creeps toward 'automated future'?
In the finale of Overdrive Radio's re-air of the OTR podcast, a long look with Long Haul Paul Marhoefer at both skeptics and proselytizers of trucking automation, with plenty emphasis on where truckers stand in today's on-highway reality.
April 2, 2021
Long Haul Paul's 'Long Haul of Fame' through trucking history
What emerges over the course of this Overdrive Radio re-air of the OTR podcast's episode 7 is a vivid take on recent trucking history through six individual stories, including that of host Long Haul Paul himself.
March 19, 2021
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
COVID hours exemption not valid 'just because you're hauling food'
On Overdrive Radio, food for thought via the words of Captain Jon Olsen of the Minnesota State Patrol about qualifying for the COVID hours exemption, and: Episode 5 of the OTR podcast, about family-life sacrifices drivers -- and those back home -- endure.
February 12, 2021
Best nanner pudding on I-75 -- and this 1980 KW, restored
Each of the independent truck stops profiled in this funny, moving southbound podcast caper claim to be the first to have advertised the special on the CB decades ago. Also: A new build in this custom-restored rig with Dustbusters in Wyoming.
February 5, 2021
Regulated rates, wildcatting, deregulation: A brief history of U.S. trucking
A special tour through the rise of the owner-operator in exempt agricultural markets from the 1930s, to wildcatting later, deregulation later still -- and this cabover monument to one owner's heritage.
January 22, 2021
Trucking with authority and other reasons ‘Why we drive’ — OTR rewind No. 2
In this Overdrive Radio podcast, an update on the last couple of years' push toward one featured trucker's new authority as an owner-operator, and much more.
January 7, 2021
Back to the ‘Biggest Tailgate in Trucking’ — and Germann Soeth’s 1976 KW K100
The coproduction of Overdrive and Radiotopia brought the reality of working haulers to all audiences. Plus: Germann Soeth's restored 1976 Kenworth K100.
December 23, 2020
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
Listen: Channel One-Nine Special from ‘Over the Road’ — Old home week
This Channel One-Nine Special in the Over the Road podcast series has Todd Dills and Long Paul Haul Marhoefer answering questions from listeners. Listen here.
May 21, 2020
Over the Road episode 7: Long Haul Paul’s Haul of Fame
In this week's special episode, host Paul Marhoefer passes the mic around to some of his heroes, who share tales of trucking’s past and so much more.
May 14, 2020
Listen: Channel One-Nine Special from ‘Over the Road’ — Driver’s ed
Gary Buchs is our driver's ed instructor in this Overdrive Channel One-Nine Special. Learn how "four-wheelers" and truck drivers can operate safely together.
May 7, 2020
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