Trucking News https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=224095 https://www.overdriveonline.com/txdot-moves-on-truck-parking-survey-workshop-series-throughout-the-state/ Uncategorized parking surveys Texas truck parking TxDOT moves on truck-parking survey, workshop series throughout the state Texas Department of Transportation reps have moved on efforts to assess a way forward on potentially taking steps to improve parking infrastructure for truckers hauling to, through and from the state. TxDOT wants input now from carriers and drivers on parking issues in the state. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 20:13:40 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/txdot-moves-on-truck-parking-survey-workshop-series-throughout-the-state/#respond Todd Dills https://www.overdriveonline.com/txdot-moves-on-truck-parking-survey-workshop-series-throughout-the-state/feed/ 0 2018-11-20 20:13 +00:00 2018-11-20 15:13 -05:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=224005 https://www.overdriveonline.com/meals-for-18-wheels-bringing-thanksgiving-to-truckers-on-the-road/ Uncategorized Meals for 18 wheels Thanksgiving Thanksgiving meal Meals for 18 Wheels bringing Thanksgiving to truckers on the road Truck drivers who won’t make it home for Thanksgiving this year may still have a chance to get a hot meal courtesy of Meals for 18 Wheels. The group each year coordinates a team of volunteers to deliver Thanksgiving meals to truckers who can’t make it home. This year, the group will create a post […] Tue, 20 Nov 2018 17:18:58 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/meals-for-18-wheels-bringing-thanksgiving-to-truckers-on-the-road/#respond Overdrive Staff https://www.overdriveonline.com/meals-for-18-wheels-bringing-thanksgiving-to-truckers-on-the-road/feed/ 0 2018-11-20 17:18 +00:00 2018-11-20 12:18 -05:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=223895 https://www.overdriveonline.com/vague-elon-musk-tweet-hints-that-tesla-has-purchased-fleets/ Uncategorized Tesla Vague Elon Musk tweet hints that Tesla has purchased fleets The company hasn't shed any light on which fleets it acquired or how the acquisition would benefit production of its Model 3 vehicle. Overdrive's queries to Tesla about its acquisition were not returned. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:58:46 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/vague-elon-musk-tweet-hints-that-tesla-has-purchased-fleets/#comments Overdrive Staff https://www.overdriveonline.com/vague-elon-musk-tweet-hints-that-tesla-has-purchased-fleets/feed/ 1 2018-11-20 15:58 +00:00 2018-11-20 10:58 -05:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=223860 https://www.overdriveonline.com/expect-increased-police-activity-on-i-40-during-thanksgiving/ Uncategorized highways I-40 Thanksgiving Thanksgiving I-40 Challenge travel Expect increased police activity on I-40 during Thanksgiving Troopers in California, Arizona, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee and North Carolina are participating in the effort that aims to achieve zero fatalities along the 2,559 miles of interstate during Thanksgiving. Drivers should expect to see a trooper at least every 20 miles from Wednesday, Nov. 21, through Sunday, Nov. 25. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:03:48 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/expect-increased-police-activity-on-i-40-during-thanksgiving/#respond Overdrive Staff https://www.overdriveonline.com/expect-increased-police-activity-on-i-40-during-thanksgiving/feed/ 0 2018-11-20 15:03 +00:00 2018-11-20 10:03 -05:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=223840 https://www.overdriveonline.com/jerome-washingtons-1997-kenworth-w900/ Uncategorized custom rigs reader rig Jerome Washington’s 1997 Kenworth W900 The truck is powered by a 500-hp Cummins N14 with a 10-speed. The rig's custom paint is fire red with gold flakes. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:40:18 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/jerome-washingtons-1997-kenworth-w900/#respond Overdrive Staff https://www.overdriveonline.com/jerome-washingtons-1997-kenworth-w900/feed/ 0 2018-11-20 14:40 +00:00 2018-11-20 09:40 -05:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=223490 https://www.overdriveonline.com/thanksgiving-ramblings-on-the-trucking-life-in-former-times/ Featured Slider faces of the road fiat food hunger Indiana roger ruble Thanksgiving truck stops Thanksgiving ramblings on the trucking life in times gone by Roger Ruble was "from that onetime breed of ex-drivers who would build a truck stop of their own. You used to see places like that. Nobles in Corinth, Kentucky, was started by a Roadway Driver." Long Haul Paul met Ruble at the perfect moment at the tale end of a maiden voyage in the late 1980s, cold and hungry in Fiat, Ind. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:07:43 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/thanksgiving-ramblings-on-the-trucking-life-in-former-times/#respond Long Haul Paul https://www.overdriveonline.com/thanksgiving-ramblings-on-the-trucking-life-in-former-times/feed/ 0 2018-11-20 14:07 +00:00 2018-11-20 09:07 -05:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=223610 https://www.overdriveonline.com/truckers-helping-foster-12-year-old-robbie-welsh-creative-journey/ Podcasts Podcasts - Features Uncategorized Bobby Laws children enthusiasts extreme transportation specialized llc GBATS 2018 life MATS 2018 photography robbie harris Robbie Welsh Sarah Welsh Tony Justice truck shows videography Truckers helping foster 12-year-old Robbie Welsh’ creative journey In this edition Overdrive Radio, St. Louis mother Sarah Welsh details how the trucking community, particularly a variety of owner-operators among it, has helped foster her 12-year-old son Robbie's passion for so many things trucking -- and particularly: "meeting drivers to talk about their trucks," Sarah says. A kindred spirit, as it were. More... Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:08:03 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/truckers-helping-foster-12-year-old-robbie-welsh-creative-journey/#comments Todd Dills https://www.overdriveonline.com/truckers-helping-foster-12-year-old-robbie-welsh-creative-journey/feed/ 1 In this edition Overdrive Radio, St. Louis mother Sarah Welsh details how the trucking community, particularly a variety of owner-operators among it, has helped foster her 12-year-old son Robbie's passion for so many things trucking -- and particularly... In this edition Overdrive Radio, St. Louis mother Sarah Welsh details how the trucking community, particularly a variety of owner-operators among it, has helped foster her 12-year-old son Robbie's passion for so many things trucking -- and particularly: "meeting drivers to talk about their trucks," Sarah says. A kindred spirit, as it were. More... Overdrive clean 21:01 2018-11-19 22:08 +00:00 2018-11-19 17:08 -05:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=223750 https://www.overdriveonline.com/fuel-prices-hit-two-month-low/ Uncategorized diesel diesel prices fuel fuel prices Fuel prices hit two-month low Diesel prices continued to fall during the week ending Nov. 19, dropping 3.5 cents to bring the U.S.’ national average to $3.282 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:08:58 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/fuel-prices-hit-two-month-low/#respond Matt Cole https://www.overdriveonline.com/fuel-prices-hit-two-month-low/feed/ 0 2018-11-19 21:08 +00:00 2018-11-19 16:08 -05:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=223730 https://www.overdriveonline.com/ooidas-truckers-for-troops-campaign-raises-more-than-38500/ Uncategorized military veterans OOIDA Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association Truckers for Troops veterans OOIDA’s Truckers for Troops campaign raises more than $38,500 The week-long Truckers for Troops fundraising effort, held Nov. 5-9, officially raised $38,536. Shell Rotella helped the 2018 campaign get off to a good start with a $2,000 donation. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:20:35 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/ooidas-truckers-for-troops-campaign-raises-more-than-38500/#respond Overdrive Staff https://www.overdriveonline.com/ooidas-truckers-for-troops-campaign-raises-more-than-38500/feed/ 0 2018-11-19 20:20 +00:00 2018-11-19 15:20 -05:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=223705 https://www.overdriveonline.com/trucker-arrested-for-allegedly-trafficking-fentanyl/ Uncategorized crime DEA drug bust Drug Enforcement Agency fentanyl Trucker arrested for allegedly trafficking fentanyl Nelson A. Garcia Martinez, of Stockton, California, was arrested in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, after the potent synthetic opioid was found in his truck, according to a report from the Worcester, Massachusetts-based Telegram.com. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:01:42 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/trucker-arrested-for-allegedly-trafficking-fentanyl/#respond Overdrive Staff https://www.overdriveonline.com/trucker-arrested-for-allegedly-trafficking-fentanyl/feed/ 0 2018-11-19 17:01 +00:00 2018-11-19 12:01 -05:00