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‘A girl named Fred’ and other dog stories

Any driver who’s taken a pet on the road knows how special that bond can be. Read the winning entries from the OverdriveRetro Best Dog Story competition.

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2011 closes strong as clothing leads December factory growth

The monthly report on factory activity from the Institute for Supply Management shows a little increase in manufacturing for December.

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Jet truck makes dramatic takeoff

Check video of the jet truck's scorching run at the 2011 Charlotte Diesel Super Show.

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Friday is deadline for dog stories

Winners of OverdriveRetro’s Best Dog Story Contest will receive OverdriveRetro T-shirts and other prizes.

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Be ready for second year of CSA

CSA's first year might have seemed benign to you, but it’s still warming up. Be prepared for a closer acquaintance in 2012.

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Pick the rig with best Christmas spirit

Cast your vote for the truck that's best decked out for the Christmas season.

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Angry about trucking? Occupy your business

You might have noticed the powers that be are not striving to make your work environment more trouble-free next year. A new, and likely more restrictive, hours of service rule is expected. Carriers are steadily adopting electronic onboard recorders. More emissions-related regulations start in California during 2012, and medical certification will be more closely tied to the CDL. Then there’s the economy, favorable to trucking lately but still showing signs of serious weakness. What’s an owner-operator to ...

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18 wheels, 12 months, 1 cool calendar

Don't bother with fighting the crowds at shopping malls for ordinary consumer merchandise when you can find trucking-related gifts at the OverdriveOnline store.

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Factory freight finishing strong

Owner-operators with hauls tied closely to factory output should see good demand through year-end, based on today’s report from the Institute for Supply Management.

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Hours rule gets postponed again

FMCSA said it expects to issue the final rule within the next 30 days.

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