2011 February

Trucker of the Year 2011

Todd Dills | February 01, 2011

When the housing market collapsed, Dan Heister learned how quickly flatbed could go sour — and what it would take to keep his head above water.

Spec the Perfect Tires

John Baxter | February 01, 2011

With products becoming increasingly specialized, learn to pick the designs that fit your business and save money.

SpeakOut

Overdrive Staff | February 01, 2011

Yesteryears’ truck stops served professionals As a driver who started in 1964 and is still going strong in my 1996 Freightliner cabover, I remember well the Hungry Truck Café in Livermore, Calif., described in the December ...

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | February 01, 2011

A review of recent interesting or odd parts of trucking, plus industry data, coming events and a truck gallery.

Drivers’ Dream Girls

Lucinda Coulter | February 01, 2011

In the magazine’s early years, trucks and models went hand in hand.

Pulse

Max Heine | February 01, 2011

Tweaks to an already complex hours rule show just how unattainable is the regulatory hours quest.

MarketPlace

Overdrive Staff | February 01, 2011

A truck AC system, an end bushing, fast flow engine oil, a starting battery and metal polish are among the products featured.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | February 01, 2011

A long-haul cross-border Mexican trucking program is proposed, Dart buys Fil-More assets, trucking groups back ATA's appeal against the Port of Los Angeles and many other industry news items are featured.

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