In this show we cover... - Trucker has stash of pipe bombs - Toll workers losing their jobs - Getting $10 a mile the hard way - Iowa 80 joins Hall of Fame David Compton: Hi, I'm David Compton. In a follow-up to last week's story about a trucker who was killed in a standoff with police, now the FBI finds numerous explosive devices stockpiled at his home. And with all the talk about cheap freight recently, I'm going to show you a trucker getting $10 a mile. Unfortunately, his cargo's going to cost him some time spent in prison. Tucker Russ: Hey, there truckers. I'm Tucker....
Join the PACCAR team as they tip their hats to America's truck drivers! PACCAR Parts, in conjunction with TRP, PacLease, Kenworth and Peterbilt Trucks has developed a Trucker Hat Tip video to thank truckers for their hard work and keeping the industry moving.
This poor trucker probably wishes he was behind a computer and not behind the wheel of this semi. This video brings a new meaning to "log on and then log off." The video has been viewed over 645,000 times within hours of posting on Facebook. Courtesy: John Clark
Uber Freight under microscope
Comcar files for Chapter 11
He's a trucking Uncle Sam! The perfect song for these times
Freight broker woes
Cattle truck tips and cows go flying
David Compton: There is no doubt that, during the coronavirus, some people might be imbibing a little bit more than normal, and there's nothing like drinking straight from the tap. However, Gabriel Marino of Haywood, California really must have wanted some wine and took drinking from the tap to the extreme. It seems a tanker was on northbound Highway 99 in Turlock, California when Marino pulled his vehicle to the left and started trying to get the attention of the tanker driver. The trucker pulled to the right shoulder of the freeway thinking there might be mechanical problems. Marino and the tanker...
David Compton: North Carolina attorney general, Josh Stein has filed the state's first price gouging lawsuit of the coronavirus crisis against Charlotte based A-1 Towing Solutions Inc and owner David Satterfield. The AG's office accuses A-1 Towing and Satterfield of price gouging and engaging in deceptive trade practices and unfair debt collection practices during the COVID crisis. The lawsuit claims A-1 Towing improperly and predatorily booted and towed trucks hauling food, water, bleach, and needed medical supplies, in spite the fact the truck drivers had obtained permission from the property owners to park. Apparently some drivers were forced to pay fees up to...
Courtesy: KCCI Transcription: Monroe County sheriff dash-cam captured this in Albia. Hay bales on fire on a semi-trailer. Deputies say the semi was on Highway 34 yesterday when the bales caught fire. Albia Fire, wow, and the DOD assisted and the Sheriff's office says the hay bales will likely burn for a few days along that ditch.
We are on scene at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California as more than 60 truckers begin a slow roll in protest of low freight rates. Stay tuned as we will have more in-depth coverage and interviews to follow.
Who are you rooting for in this video? The cyclist to keep up or the trucker to tap his breaks! Let us know in the comments. Courtesy: Brian Miller
David Compton: Joining me today is Rob and Erica Howes from Howes Products, and Ellen Voie from Women in Trucking. Welcome, everybody. Erica Howes: Thank you. David Compton: Well, let’s first start with Rob and Erica. I hear this was a big year for Howes, and some special things are in the work. Tell us about it. Rob Howes: Yeah, we’re really excited to celebrate our hundredth year and wanted to give back to the customers that got us here. So that’s why I put together a platform called the Howes Hall of Fame. And Erica’s going to tell you a little more about that. Erica Howes: So...
Time for a little humor from our favorite super trucker. Courtsey: Dave "Showtime" Meyer
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Truck Boss team talks with Chris Hamilton of Meals for 18 Wheels about how they are getting drivers hot meals, Rebecca Brewster of ATRI on how the Covid-19 Pandemic is affecting the trucking industry, Cat Scale news, restaurants giving back and women's edition of stack hack. Courtesy: Truck Boss Show
TRC and the DAT Guys take a look at rates and news. Courtesy: Trucking Review Channel