Tag: fred bowerman
1978 Peterbilt 352 cabover preserved
The rig is the personal power unit of Toledo, Ohio-based Fred Bowerman, purchased from Mississippi-based Bouie River Transport within the last decade as something of a preservation project in honor of Bowerman's father's passing decades ago.
January 28, 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
Sundown symphony: Voices, air horns blend at National Mall
Video from horn-honking sundown runs mixed with the voices of advocacy at 10-4 on D.C. Attendees' efforts benefited an area food bank and Truckers Final Mile.
October 6, 2020
A passion for trucking — scenes from 10-4 on D.C. on the National Mall
Passionate truckers join together for 10-4 on D.C. in hopes of making things better for future generations. Look at scenes from this year's 10-4 on D.C. here.
October 2, 2020
Wee hours roll-in, voices and more from 10-4 on D.C.
The upshot of the four-days-later post-mortem on That’s a Big 10-4 on D.C. — time will tell as to whether the second-annual event served as proof of the concept for those outside of the organizers as a gathering that serves as public outreach and awareness vehicle, as a neutral platform for individual owner-ops and drivers to represent themselves.
October 8, 2019
Owner-ops voice concerns, fellowship at 10-4 on D.C. on National Mall
Participation in the event this year was down slightly from last year, but the makings of a successful event are well in hand. Participating owner-operators and drivers will be parked on the mall through early Saturday, followed by a convoy back for some R&R at the fairgrounds in Fredericksburg, Va.
October 3, 2019
’10-4 on D.C.’ on National Mall Oct. 3-5
The event kicks off Oct. 2 at the Fredericksburg, Va., Agricultural Fairgrounds. Advance registration for anyone looking to participate with their truck is recommended. After last year, organizers say they’re encourage a positive atmosphere, less a protest than a tribute “that spotlights issues that affect the driver.”
September 13, 2019
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