George & Wendy Show

Thank you for the love

In which Wendy stumbles across a near-full collection of Overdrive magazines (from 1962 to 2016) at Howard Trucking in Fairborn, Ohio, for her last blog post at OverdriveOnline.com: "Just another weird and cosmic occurrence in our trucking adventures that was meant to be." ...

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If we’d all known then what we know now

The platitudes of life and trucking, filtered through the wisdom of the Blind Seer: "Your heart will grow weary. Home is so far away sometimes, it's physically painful to think about it. But the same road that takes you away brings you back, and salvation is yours for the taking. God bless the truckers."

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These boots were made for sitting down, in a comfy chair

As a busy show season looms for George and Wendy and the yet-to-be-unveiled custom rebuild of their '04 Freightliner Coronado, Wendy talks a year's rest and her recent tough training regimen. "Sometimes, preparing for change is hard. And I've spent the last year pretty much sitting around on my big ol' butt, being comfortable and getting soft..."

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Updating the info on Dock411

Enhancements to the Dock411 app for crowd-sourcing/vetting shipper and receiver dock and other info are coming at MATS 2018.

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You can ‘plan’ on making my eye twitch

"Things that make my eye twitch, for a thousand, Alex," including recent articles about shippers "falling all to pieces because they're having a hard time getting freight covered during the post-ELD adjustment period. ... They should have planned better."

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Bring your nap mat, but don’t worry about the driving experience

Uber's ride-hailing app gets all DOT on its drivers: "The professionally-licensed career drivers know the dangers on the road and making a bunch of Ubers take a nap isn't going to increase safety nearly as much as training and education" could ...

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Who knew infrastructure would be so hard?

"You can put lipstick on a pig, but you can't make it drink." Let's try that again: "We can't keep stitching together the sow's ear of an infrastructure and expect trillion-dollar silk purse outcomes."

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‘That’s what family does’: Driver Ronald Miller on the way back to health

The story of trucker Ronald Miller, left with partial paralysis after complications from flu back in December -- he's soon to be recuperating at home thanks in part to a couple of trucking-specific organizations.

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Pardon me, my accent is getting in the way again

Or: "The Curious Case of the Turd-Filled Hot Dog," in which Wendy's over-it-hillbilly accent betrays her late-night in the Speedway and hungry. "Sometimes, communication is hard."

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Cargo check

In mid-December, somewhere close to Yearington, Nev., during his on-foot trek bound from South America to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, Holly "Cargo" Harrison had a heart attack. Despite the setback, his journey continues.

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