Overdrive Staff

October Alternative

A Detroit Diesel engine proves its mettle for highway applications - and does an end-run on the current emissions deadline. ...

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How did Sept. 11 change your life?

GREGG BROOKS Charlotte, N.C. USA Truck "It has made me a little more reserved about foreigners. I'm leery but not paranoid of ot...

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Company at Any Price

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Cajun Tales

I don't think I ever remember a summer that was as hot and dry as one a few years back. I was en route to Dallas on my normal weekly run. The...

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Ground Support

When Ray Cline pulled out of Ogden, Utah, bound for the Tampa (Fla.) International Airport in late June, his 12-foot-wide load weighed 100,000...

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Historic Aircraft Carrier

"We were flying down the road," laughs Ray Cline. The Bennett Motor Express driver was hauling a vintage plane, and his rear escort radio...

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A Real Driver's Engine

International's research and development facility in Ft. Wayne, Ind., sits conspicuously at the edge of the city, far from any serious mounta...

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Playing with a Full Deck

There are some loads that make other drivers sit up straighter and take notice. Consider the appeal of three shiny factory-fresh Class 8 truck...

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Teachers, Truckers and Television Crews

Tom and Sandy Peters stood by quietly as the second and third grade students at Lincoln Prairie School climbed aboard their Volvo 770, followe...

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Running on Instinct

Chad LeClair saw a doll fly out of the window of an out-of-control minivan as it catapulted across the median. But a fatherly instinct that ma...

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