June 2012

Overdrive Magazine | Trucking Business News & Owner Operator Info

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roadside attractions CHANNEL 19 This Jazzy has wheels Driver Jim Beine named this Central Point, Ore.-based Oldland Distributing 2001 Peterbilt 379 he drives "Jasmine." It's in honor of Jasmine "Jazzy" Jordan, whose 2009-10 cross-country run raised money and awareness for the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund and the health care needs of truckers. "Any young person who is willing to sacrifice so much to help the American truck driver deserves to be recognized," says Beine. Since the run, Jordan's had two foot surgeries for bunions that resulted from the run. "I would never regret what I did," says Jordan, who was recovering from her March 2 surgery when she heard about the naming of Beine's rig. Hear more from the Overdrive interview with her in the April 19 entry on the Channel 19 blog. Rating the rigors and routines of the road Rti Meet the Lenoir City, Tenn.-based Holloway Sisters, Michelle (right) and Sondra. We met them next to Jimmy Jabo's custom 1953 Ford F100 on the grounds of Chilhowee Park in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Southeastern Regional Truck Show April 13-14. The sisters performed with their family bluegrass band, Outta the Blue, including mother and father Nancy and For more of the interesting and odd parts of trucking, visit Senior Editor Todd Dills' CHANNEL 19 BLOG at OverdriveOnline.com/channel19. d Atlas Van Lines' King of the Road driver survey covered lots of trucker preferences, such as favorite snacks and motels. The com- pany produced a handy infographic of the survey results, which you can find in the April 10 entry on the blog. SWEET DELIVERY: LIVE BLUEGRASS ALLIANCE TRUCK PARTS 250 HOLDERS RECEIVE 50% OFF A PAIR OF TICKETS TO THE CDL Call 1-866-451-7223 THE ACTION! June 16, 2012 CATCH 3:30 pm EST on ABC For more information check out alliancetruckparts.com/racing David Holloway. For more photos of the show's custom and antique rigs, see the April 14, 16, 22 and 25 blog posts. Scan the QR to pull up vid of an Outta the Blue Band performance, or see the April 29 Channel 19 post. Bonus: Michelle tells a pretty good joke to start it out. DTNA/PSM-A-723. Specifi cations are subject to change without notice. Copyright © Daimler Trucks North America LLC. All rights reserved. Alliance Truck Parts is a brand of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, a Daimler company. Ticket requests, purchases and the fulfi llment of tickets are a business transaction between you and Michigan International Speedway. Alliance Truck Parts is making the communication of this off er on Michigan International Speedway's behalf, but is not associated with the request, purchase or fulfi llment process. All ticket-specifi c questions should be addressed directly to Michigan International Speedway at (866) 451-7223. Not valid on prior purchases. Not valid in conjunction with any other off er. Off er expires June 10, 2012. Off er is available to the fi rst 250 callers, while supplies last. Restrictions apply. to order your tickets. While supplies last. JUNE 2012 OVERDRIVE 11 Best fast food: Subway Favorite coffee: Dunkin Donuts Eating right Biggest difficulty on the road:

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