Overdrive Staff

Sparring Over Safety

| December 12, 2008

Ladies and gentlemen! In this corner we have Annette Sandberg, wearing government-issue blue trunks, representing the Federal Motor Car...

Letters from Readers

| December 12, 2008

MEDIA DON'T UNDERSTAND TRUCK SAFETY Although trucking was not my choice of profession, it's my hobby, and I stay in touch at ...

What Advice Would You Give to New Truckers?

| December 12, 2008

TERRY CHAMBERS Broxton, Ga. Tri-State Expedited Freight "Think safety." BYRON THOMPSON Lukin, Texas Midnigh...

The High-Tech Trucker

| December 12, 2008

Motorola Razr Jealous of other truckers' sleek cell phones? Want broadband Internet where you are? Tired of having h...

No More E-Z Pay on Vehicle Tax

| December 12, 2008

EXCEPTIONS TO $550 BILL If you gross over 75,000 pounds, you owe the top rate of the heavy vehicle use tax, $550. The one excep...

Freight Finders

| December 12, 2008

Successful relationships with brokers start by making them your sales force - not your boss. With CB and truck sto...

Berth Order

| December 12, 2008

I want the government to stay out of my truck. I'm 59, and I have never slept eight straight hours in my life. - Lester Nicholson of C...

Pigskin Pointers

| December 12, 2008

It's September. Time for all things gridiron, especially here in Tuscaloosa, Ala., where the Crimson Tide reigns. My humble contri...

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