Overdrive Staff

Don’t Try This At Home

| December 12, 2008

The main per diem expense is meals, including tips. One of the most asked-about and sometimes misunderstood financial...

Know the Ropes

| December 12, 2008

Freight that is secure puts the owner-operator at ease, knowing the cargo is safe, his rig is not at risk, and there is no fear of an ou...

News from the Fleets

| December 12, 2008

LOUISIANA COMPANY DRIVERS TO TRAIN ON ADVANCED SIMULATOR The Louisiana Department of Labor awarded a two-year, $1.5 million gra...

The Cab Kitchen Made Easy

| December 12, 2008

The One Pan Gourmet gives helpful information on electric appliances other than microwaves that can simplify cooking in the cab. ...

How To: Maintain Drive Shafts and Replace U-joints

| December 12, 2008

Some owner-operators nowadays, enamored with the image first popularized by Southern California's low-ridin' commu...

Securing Your Safety Net

| December 12, 2008

Owner-operators walk a fine line in trying to balance insurance coverage and deductibles, hold down costs and keep up with who's respon...

Traveling Dad

| December 12, 2008

My whole perspective changed when I became a dad. And as my children grow, my perspective continues to grow with them. When I miss...

Positive Thinking

| December 12, 2008

TRUCKER: Charles Strauser FAMILY: Wife, Deloris; daughter, Mandy Dawn LEASED TO: S&M Moving Systems, with United Van Lines HOME: Bann...

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