Overdrive Staff

Interesting Trucking Tidbits

IS NOTHING SACRED? The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News reports that "a 10-ounce bag of Skittles was taken from a 1997 Kenworth...

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News From The Industry

RESTRICTIONS When Mexican carriers begin operating in the United States, these restrictions will be in effect: CARRIERS Must ...

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Reaching for the Stars

The eternal mystery of outer space loomed especially large in the early years of the U.S. space agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Adm...

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O/O February 2003

February 2003 Would you like to be our Trucker of the Year? Well, you have to be Trucker of the Month first, so e-mail Overdri...

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Used Trucks: Checklist and Inspection Diagram

We've created a buying checklist and a detailed diagram for you to take along with you when you're shopping for a used truck. To s...

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The Candymen Can

Trucker Wayne Lamberty would prefer to go by his longtime CB handle: "Two Birds." But everyone, from waitresses at truckstops to childre...

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Pride Inside

David Geer, standing by his 1998 Peterbilt, Marooned, chokes back tears. He talks about his grandson Dominick Geer, who has leukemia and lives...

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More Than Skin Deep

While others use machines, creams, lotions and elbow grease to do the job, Monty Casteel does what plenty of hard-working owner-operators do d...

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Help Wanted

You can buy pre-assembled kits at truck stops or retail stores or on the Internet, or you can assemble your own. A hero's tool box ...

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Need a lift?

Most truck stops have point-of-sale displays offering brightly packaged dietary supplements marketed as "energy boosters" and "fatigue figh...

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