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Goodyear’s Smart Fleet logs strong growth

Membership in Goodyear's Smart Fleet program, which provides discounts and special services to owner-operators, has grown 36 percent in the last 12 months.

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30-second Trucker Tip video: Steer tire blowout!

Some drivers say that an exploding tire sounds like a shotgun blast. Whether or not it sounds that dramatic, a blowout is one of the most dreaded big-rig emergencies, especially when it’s a steer tire. For an entertaining look at how to handle this steering challenge, check the latest 30-second video version of Overdrive’s Worst Case Trucking Scenario series, below. For extra tips and detail, see Carolyn Mason’s story on page 108 of our August issue.

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A safer, more sensible CDL entry path

The current prohibition on interstate driving for 18-20-year-old CDL holders does only so much to promote safety.

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VIDEO: 25 years of show truck evolution

25 years of custom truck showpieces in a two minute window — a celebration of Overdrive's Pride & Polish 25th anniversary.

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Goodbye, Bambi, we hardly knew ye

In the latest installment of Overdrive’s Worst Case Trucking Scenarios series, we take a look at how to avoid hitting a deer.

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Interstate tolling: Time to give it up

Congress has dodged the obvious solution, raising fuel taxes, for years because raising taxes is unpopular. What has become popular, for many of those making federal law, is to dump this hot potato to the states.

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Two owner-operator segments with the best earnings start for 2015

A look at which owner-operator segments are earning the most so far in 2015.

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Are driving skills about to be devalued?

Our industry has spent years on the hard sell that safe driving is truly a skilled profession. It’s sad to imagine the long-haul more akin to Homer Simpson, watching gauges at the power plant.

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Video: W900 gets sharp makeover for its third decade

In this video, Van Haitsma of V-Max Transportation shows off the Kenworth W900’s crisp red, white and black interior touches and the complementary exterior graphics.

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Tanker, old Mack among customizer’s showcase in ‘Mad Max’

Georgia Tech's rambling wrecks don’t hold a candle to the trucks and other vehicles customized by production designer Colin Gibson in “Mad Max: Fury Road.”

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