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Can you sing? Prove it in Overdrive’s annual Trucker Talent Search contest

Can you sing? Prove it in Overdrive’s annual Trucker Talent Search contest

The annual Trucker Talent Search singing competition produced by Overdrive and Red Eye Radio is back for its seventh year. Featuring a grand prize of a professional studio recording session, the Trucker Talent Search is accepting video submissions from contestants through April 1. Truckers who love to sing should record a video clip of themselves…MORE

KNOW YOUR OIL’S POUR POINT: CHOOSING THE RIGHT FLUIDS FOR YOUR FLEET THIS WINTER

KNOW YOUR OIL’S POUR POINT: CHOOSING THE RIGHT FLUIDS FOR YOUR FLEET THIS WINTER

Even the largest, toughest heavy-duty vehicles need a little help to run smoothly during the colder winter months. When temperatures drop below freezing, fleet vehicles are at risk for reduced fuel economy and potential engine damage. Switching fleet vehicles to an engine oil with a lower viscosity and cold temperature pour point is one method…MORE

NEW SHELL ROTELLA T4 NG PLUS ENGINE OIL FOR NATURAL GAS ENGINES AND SHELL ROTELLA T6 FULL SYNTHETIC 0W-40 ENGINE OIL FOR DIESELS OPERATING IN COLD CLIMATES

NEW SHELL ROTELLA T4 NG PLUS ENGINE OIL FOR NATURAL GAS ENGINES AND SHELL ROTELLA T6 FULL SYNTHETIC 0W-40 ENGINE OIL FOR DIESELS OPERATING IN COLD CLIMATES

Shell Lubricants is introducing Shell Rotella® T4 NG Plus 15W-40 heavy-duty engine oil which is specially formulated to provide hardworking protection under the full range of pressures and temperatures in mobile natural gas engines as well as diesel and gasoline engines. The versatile engine oil is particularly relevant for waste haul trucks and buses operating…MORE

National Wreaths Across America Day is Nearing

National Wreaths Across America Day is Nearing

Eric is joined by Don Queeney – a long time core volunteer for Wreaths Across America and the new Director, Transportation & Mobile Education Exhibit. With more than 35 years’ experience in the transportation industry, most notably as the founder and owner of Hampton Roads Moving & Storage based in Virginia, Don will lend his…MORE

Mercer Transportation Named a 2019 Top 100 Trucking Company by Inbound Logistics

Mercer Transportation Named a 2019 Top 100 Trucking Company by Inbound Logistics

Mercer Transportation, a leading transporter of general commodities, offering flatbed, step deck and dry van services, specializing in iron, steel, pipe, machinery, building materials, glass and military freight, has been selected as an Inbound Logistics Magazine Top 100 Trucker for 2019. According to Inbound Logistics Publication Editor, Felecia Stratton, Mercer Transportation was selected out of…MORE

In ATRI survey, drivers report longer, more frequent detention at shippers/receivers

Likely of little surprise to drivers, detention times at shippers and receivers has grown longer, and long detention times have become more frequent, according to a new report from the American Transportation Research Institute. Drivers reported that nearly 10% of detention periods last six hours or longer. What’s more, reefer haulers are the most impacted…MORE

Thank You Drivers from DISH Outdoors!

Thank You Drivers from DISH Outdoors!

In honor of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, DISH Outdoors wants to thank the 3.5 million truck drivers who help drive America. Truckers – take advantage of all DISH Outdoors has to offer with this special sale, thanking you for all you do.MORE

TMAF Turns 5, and TDAW

TMAF Turns 5, and TDAW

Elizabeth Barna, and Kevin Burch for Trucking Moves America Forward joined Eric to discuss their 5th Anniversary, National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, and how to stay connected through social mediaMORE