Lucinda Coulter

You’ve been everywhere, Man

Write in with your trucking memories and vote on your favorte trucking song for Overdrive's special anniversary issue.

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Trucking a lifesaver after reform school abuse

Retired trucker John Brodnax joined other former detainees at a Florida reform school in a class-action lawsuit decrying years of abuse.

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A summer weekend read for gearheads

The technology for air-to-air coolers and auxilliary power units was invaluable for making cleaner running engines and saving fuel.

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A knight of the road recalls the royal carpet

Owner-operator Gordon Alkire recalls an era when the knights of the road, he says, were treated like royalty.

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Creating a trucking community, catching up with friends

OverdriveRetro.com is gradually creating an online truckers' community of drivers who enjoy recalling careers they loved.

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Pilot Flying J plaza opens, another nearly ready

A travel plaza in Haines City, Fla., opened recently and another in Morgantown, W. Va., will open June 22, Pilot Flying J Travel Centers announced.  A company spokeswoman corrected an earlier announcement that the Morgantown facility had already opened. The Haines City plaza is at 35647 U.S. Highway 27 North. The 12,462-square-ft. facility includes eight fuel islands, seven diesel islands and 76 parking places. A Denny’s restaurant and hot and cold deli are open. Services include a CAT scale, ...

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Revisiting a 12-month truck calendar

Readers still remember Overdrive's January 1980 12-month calendar of trucks, which ranged from modern to antique, American to European.

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Righting the record

Mack truck book author Harvey Eckart and others weigh in on the correct identification of a MackR-600.

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A pink tow truck gains immortality in the Hall of Eye Candy

The pink Lincoln Toe Truck, featured in Overdrive's July 2000 Channel 19, now resides in a museum's Hall of Icons and Eye Candy.

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From knee-high in a Kenworth to oversized hauls

Oversize hauler Doug Beutler recalls how his love of trucking took off behind the steering wheel of a 1978 Kenworth.

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