Overdrive Staff

Used Trucks: Getting Financed

While lenders recover from the easy-money days of the 1990s, it helps to have good credit. ...

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VN Again

The VN780 has a 50 percent wheel cut and a new type of clutch. Volvo VN780 HP 500 ISX Cummins* Torque 1850 Axle ratio ...

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Proud Parents

Manufacturers take varied approaches on warranties to calm fears and to get the new engines off and running. Engine m...

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Treating People Right

TRUCKER: Bob Roberts, 44, of Wichita, Kan. FAMILY: Wife, Donna; one son and two stepdaughters RIG: 2002 Peterbil...

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October 2002

TAX ADVOCATES IN THE DARK ON TRUCKING I would like to say to anyone who is in favor of increasing fuel taxes for truckers that they ...

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October 2002

TRUCKERS FLOCK TO DALLAS FOR GREAT AMERICAN TRUCKING SHOW Thousands of truckers and their families filled the Dallas Convention Cent...

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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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