Overdrive Staff

Taking It to the Max

Obviously, the first thing most people notice about Western Star's new LowMax 4900EX is its vogue lowrider look. The low-slung cab drops almo...

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ATA National Driver of the Year

The American Trucking Associations selected Kevin Scott Harris as the 2002 National Driver of the Year. Harris is the second ABF Freight Syste...

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Port Labor Fight Snarls Economy, Strands Truckers

Executing a rarely used labor law in October, President Bush ended a shutdown of West Coast ports that had stranded hundreds of long-haul truc...

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Wife of Trucker Running for Lieutenant Governor Shot in Robbery

After his wife was robbed at gunpoint in December, Alabama trucker Lyn Adams decided to run for state lieutenant governor as a Libertarian can...

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Cummins ISM and Volvo Get EPA Certification

Cummins recently received unconditional certification for its heavy-duty ISM engine from the Environmental Protection Agency. The approval cer...

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Caterpillar Receives Conditional Nod on Engines

The Environmental Protection Agency granted Caterpillar conditional approval to sell its on-highway truck engines after the federal emissions ...

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Dollars and Sense Per Mile

Making, and managing, money on the road has a lot to do with identifying - and then controlling - some of the less obvious ways to lose your m...

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Bolder and Better

Volvo's marketing strategy of deploying its newly redesigned line of VN models in a struggling American truck market was a bold move. But...

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Horse Power

Truckers are helping to save descendants of some of this country's original horses from starvation. Their ancestors came to the New World ...

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In Harm's Way

It was a like a movie. A horrible movie. When Ricky Williams stopped his rig on a California highway, and he and his wife Connie raced to h...

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