Overdrive Staff

Surgical intervention

Fifteen months ago Mark Cox, from Brooksville, Ky., weighed 530 pounds and wore a size 60 pants. Fifteen months ago M...

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Stricter CDL regs

The FMCSA rulemaking proposes tougher documentation requirements, as well as for states to recognize commercial learner's permits issue...

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I'm Just Say'n: Sensitive about online meeting

Carolyn Magner Columnist cmagner@rrpub.com Dear Carolyn, I'm engaged t...

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June 5, 2008

Tim Philmon hauls for Landstar System with this '05 Peterbilt 379. TODAY'S TIP: ST...

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When Overdrive (briefly) went Hollywood

When Overdrive (briefly) went Hollywood

Now on DVD is perhaps the oddest trucking movie ever made: iMoonfire, the long-unseen low-budget 1972 release written, produced and directed by iOverdrive founder Michael Parkhurst. Hard to follow and hard to forget, it’s about a lost space capsule, a gang of Mexican bandits and a fortune hidden inside a load of lettuce. The DVD has no audio commentary track, alas, but here’s our poor substitute, based on the scene-by-scene notes we took as the movie ...

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May 29, 2008

John Durant hauls aluminum and steel with this 2007 Peterbilt 387. TODAY'S TIP: Stay...

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May 22, 2008

This 2004 Kenworth W900L is owned by Allen Small of Marion, Ark. TODAY'S TIP: Financi...

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May 15, 2008

This 2007 Freightliner Columbia is owned by Clyde Dowell of Anderson, S.C. TODAY'S T...

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May 15, 2008

This 2007 Freightliner Columbia is owned by Clyde Dowell of Anderson, S.C. TODAY'S T...

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White-knuckle roads

Just past the truck brake-inspection station on infamous Monteagle Mountain, east-bound I-24 in Tennessee, the long dangerous downgrade ...

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