Overdrive Staff

Save Up Or Pay Down?

Do you save for the future or pay down debts? When Bill Robbins of Ohio, who's leased to an expedited fleet, has a l...

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More Laptop For Less Money

SAMPLING SPECS REFURBISHED IBM ThinkPad 570 $799 500 MHz Intel Pentium III 128 MB of RAM 12-GB hard drive 24X CD-ROM...

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October 2002

CAB SHOCK ABSORBER Tenneco Automotive's Gas-Magnum shocks "feature tube and valving technologies engineered specifically for Class...

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October 2002

PLAY TIME Bruce Trefz of Paris, Ill., is a farmer who drives what his wife and daughter call his "Big Boy Toy" in the off-sea...

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October 2002

TIME TO TRADE One might not be as valuable as a vintage Mickey Mantle, but then jocks chewing tobacco never looked good in chrome, ...

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A True Gentleman

Asked to write a column in memory of our good friend and leader Pettus Randall, I wondered what words would be a fitting tribute. Then, going ...

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October 2002

YELLOW DRIVER NAMED GRAND CHAMPION James March, a Yellow Transportation driver based in Lancaster, Pa., is the 2002 Grand Champion o...

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What do you take with you on the road to remind you of home?

BEN SALAZAR Las Cruces, N.M. MEI "I take small pictures of my children and my granddaughter. Sometimes I take my laptop so I...

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A Different Trucking Life

Don Schneider says today's OTR driver is a different person than the trucker of a quarter century ago when he was Schneider National's...

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Surviving Roadside Inspections

Can your truck pass an inspection, driver? Every time? There are some simple guidelines that will help you can pass any one of the appro...

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