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Loadstar Hotrod

If you watch the SPEED show Gearz this might be old news for you but for all others check out the videos below. Personally, I haven’t watched the show in years but please don’t take that as a slight against … Continue reading

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Big Rig Bounty Hunters – My Thoughts

By now you should be familiar with my thoughts on reality TV programming that in some form involve trucks and or heavy equipment. I will give any show, regardless of quality, a passing grade if it contains any of the before mentioned activities. The … Continue reading

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Big Rig Bounty Hunters

I never complain when a new truck related show hits the airways. Our friends at the History channel seems to have the market cornered when it comes to new trucking shows. This Thursday (2/14) Big Rig Bounty Hunters premieres at … Continue reading

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U-Haul Supergraphics

I happened across this little U-Haul truck a few months back and was intrigued by the graphics on the side. How could I ignore what appears to be a Peterbilt hauling an over sized load across a frozen ice road? I followed the directions that instructed … Continue reading

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Highway Thru Hell: Heavy Rescue

When one towing show ends another one begins. A few weeks ago the NatGeo channel premiered a reality tv show named Hell on the Highway. The show chronicled the life of tow operators who make their living working the dangerous … Continue reading

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Movie of the Week – Moonfire

Take a moment to read the synopsis from the 1970 trucking movie, Moonfire. Trucker Robert Morgan unknowingly becomes involved in a blackmail plot. He battles a Nazi who is hiding in Mexico. The subplot involves the disappearance of a reclusive … Continue reading

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Hell on the Highway

One upon a time SPEED had a great show by the name of Wrecked. The premise was simple, following the daily action that occurs when running one of the largest towing operations in Chicago. Car crashes, truck crashes, heavy equipment, … Continue reading

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World’s Toughest Trucker – Some Thoughts

*Beware Possible Spoilers Below* Ice Road Truckers may be done for the season but never fear a new reality tv based truck show has hit the airwaves.  World’s Toughest Trucker hit the airwaves in the U.S. this past Monday on … Continue reading

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Top Gear (USA Edition)

Just a quick FYI, tonight is the season premier of Top Gear (US Edition), on the History Channel.  I found the episode description to be of interest… Rutledge, Adam and Tanner decide that driving Big Rigs can’t be as difficult as everyone … Continue reading

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World’s Toughest Trucker

Another reality TV show based around the trucking industry is set to premier on the Discovery Channel this Monday at 10PM EST. According to the Discovery website.. From transporting cattle through the desolate, sun baked roads of the Australian Outback … Continue reading

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