Overdrive Staff

Readers Speak Out

Are truckers being profiled? I know there have been a lot of stories done on the trucking industry and truck ...

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A New Star Is Born

A low-profile 'LowMax' version of the Western Star 4900EX heavy-duty truck has arrived. It features a lowered cab and sleeper height, and it...

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Not Just A Pretty Face

Last month, dozens of truckers gathered under the Southern California sun for a contest that has become a heavily anticipated annual event. Th...

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The Great Hope

From almost any tragedy, there appear stories that inspire us or make us wonder about the grander scheme of things. These accounts give us hop...

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Be Like Paul

It's nearly midnight on April 18, 1775. You're a talented, 40-year-old silversmith in colonial Boston and you learn that British troops are ...

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Who is your favorite American patriot?

David Allen Right Transportation Birmingham, Ala. "George Washington. He was our first president." Eric Wasson Co...

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The Swan

Snowbird was her name on the radio. She liked Florida, she said, where all the snowbirds go. And she was beautiful. Still is. I see her modeli...

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Winning for the Kids

Thanks to the generosity of truckers, children suffering from kidney disease will receive a special treat. The 12th annual Great Salt Lake Tru...

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Gut Check

Long-haul truckers spend many days on the road, and it's easy for them to neglect their health. Many truckstops are beginning to house doctor...

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Gentlemen, Start Your Diesels!

On May 2, Keith Jones arrives for his load early - well before 7 a.m. He spends some time going over last minute details and rummaging for ite...

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