Overdrive Staff

Sign of the Times?

Last week part of my load was to be two pallets of imported grapes in Los Angeles. The shipper assigned me a driver ID number to be use...

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Wills of Steel

The fact that Barry Owens is bound to another set of wheels - his wheelchair - hasn't stopped him from piloting this Freightliner's wh...

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T [and how to earn it]

Drivers can ease the burdens of the job with some common courtesy. Some truckers give trucking a bad name. You'...

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Stop Bugging Me!

Prevention is the best medicine for those pesky bites and stings. Mosquito bites and bee stings are annoyances we a...

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Downhill Fast, No Brakes

Trucker brothers love to ski icy slopes as fast as they can go. Imagine truck drivers who like the feel of being on...

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What is Your Favorite Time of Day to Drive?

"I prefer driving in the late afternoon or early evening. That's when I'm most awake because I'm not a morning person." John Linth...

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Music

Unforgettable - Merle Haggard The man that brought such classic country standards as "Okie From Muscogee" ...

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Audiobooks

R is for Richochet - Sue Grafton Reviewed by Jack Hadley Owner-operator Schneider National Listening ...

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Racing Beat

Jimmie Johnson waves the checkered flag as he celebrates winning the Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. ...

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The Man From Thursda

By John Latta Executive Editor jlatta@eTrucker.com He was tall, the so...

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