Overdrive Staff

The Road Is No Excuse

THE ROAD IS NO EXCUSE John Benning often finds himself away from home for long periods of time. Still, nothing keeps him from ...

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Speak For Yourself

Lynn Strand has heard the concerns of truckers who chat on the CB: government regulations, taxes and rude drivers. n "You say it to the next ...

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Single-Minded

If you ask owner-operator Tom Menzel of Mequon, Wis., why he uses super singles, he'll tick off all the reasons niche haulers like him typica...

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Pay Now, Relax Later

Have you procrastinated putting money aside for retirement? Have you withdrawn money from your retirement fund? Do you expect Social Security ...

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August 2002

LANDSTAR CONTRACTORS RECEIVE TOP HONOR Landstar System recognized 18 professional truck operators at a dinner in their honor during ...

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What advice would you give a new driver?

FREDDIE TILLIE Orlando, Fla. Independent "Patience." CHARLES THOMAS Uncertain, Texas FFE "Stay at hom...

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August 2002

CLEAN SEAL HOSE PROTECTION Clean Seal's EPHA products are designed to protect hydraulic hoses against abrasion. The wear shields wi...

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Have Parking Space, Will Travel

FHWA determined this by counting up all of the public and commercial parking spaces across the country and dividing them by the number of truc...

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August 2002

SATELLITE FAN The satellite radio article ("Constant Companion" May 2002) was a good article. It showed no bias either way and gav...

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A Thicker Security Blanket

Owner-operators who are skittish about buying low-emission engines after Oct. 1 should take a close look at extended warranties. Many bu...

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