Overdrive Staff

Take up knitting

"TAKE UP KNITTING" My friend tells me that in the Effingham, Ill., area there is a woman advertising back rubs, but in trut...

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Am I sleeping that soundly?

"AM I SLEEPING THAT SOUNDLY?" I wonder where these people are stopping to get all these complaints about lot lizards? I hav...

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That girl took off like a bat out of hell

"THAT GIRL TOOK OFF LIKE A BAT OUT OF HELL" Being a female driver, I don't have to deal with that too often. But I did he...

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I won’t repeat the language I used

"I WON'T REPEAT THE LANGUAGE I USED" Unfortunately the lot lizard issue is one that will not go away. My advice to you is,...

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August 2002

PRECIOUS CARGO Michael Queen of Moreno Valley, Calif., takes great pride in his job and his 1996 Kenworth W900. Queen is a hous...

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Strength In Numbers

Trucking associations can be valuable sources of support and information for owner-operators who want to be more politically involved or...

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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 Have you withdrawn money from your retirement fund?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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