Overdrive Staff

Survivor

| December 12, 2008

1944: Born July 30 in Manchester, Iowa. 1962: Graduated from high school in Delhi, Iowa. 1963-1966: Served in the U.S. Army Corps of E...

‘Rougher than a corncob’

| December 12, 2008

Workers pull a damaged section of the I-10 bridge from Lake Pontchartrain after Hurricane Katrina. "To get there you...

Out of business

| December 12, 2008

PM guidelines are offered by the Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations: (703) 838-1763 or ...

A vision in the desert built a truck stop

| December 12, 2008

Mom & Pop's Truck Stop on U.S. Highway 395 in Pearsonville, Calif. Veteran truckers in the Mojave Desert will recall...

New products

| December 12, 2008

TIRE USES ADVANCED DESIGN Michelin's new XDA5 tire promises extra-long tread life with minimal tread degradation. The drive ti...

Count before you jump

| December 12, 2008

There's been a weird thing going on: Owner-operators are driving fewer miles but making a lot more money. Back in 2003, the typical ow...

Ruled by fear

| December 12, 2008

Be afraid. Be very afraid. That was the media's message to motorists last month in newspaper coverage from New York to Chicago. Articl...

News from the fleets

| December 12, 2008

AVERITT DONATES $200,000 TO ST. JUDE Averitt Express employees donated $200,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital durin...

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