Overdrive Staff

Don’t Let Sleeping Drunks Lie

As a trucker, you help save countless lives each day. You slow down to let cell-phone-obsessed four-wheelers merge safely, move over to give c...

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How to Brace Your Electrical System for Winter

Winter is an equal-opportunity hazard for most truck equipment, but it's especially hard on electrical systems. Battery power sags. Starters ...

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Too Much Of A Good Thing

Don't rush out to buy a new rig just to take advantage of a new tax provision that gives you even more depreciation than normal. ...

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Man With a Plan

TRUCKER: Dolyal Phillip Bickham Sr., 52, of Jackson, Miss. FAMILY: Four children and three grandchildren LEASED TO:...

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Last-Minute Tax Moves

EVERY LITTLE BIT HELPS Some of the tax changes for 2002, though not major, are good news for owner-operators, especially those trying...

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Letters from Readers

LOT LIZARD ARTICLES A GOOD START IN ADDRESSING 'SERIOUS PROBLEM' I have been trucking since 1955 or so and married for 40 years to...

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Tables Are Turning

LaRue Mitchell and her husband Mike, who recently leased on to Landstar, are optimistic about 2003. That's even with the "financial crunch"...

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Moving Together

With a limited formal education, Ken Snyder Sr. knew early in life that hard work was the road to a successful career. "The key to success is...

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A Grade Flattener

The rolling Texas hill country west of San Antonio is excellent terrain to test the performance of new power units. It is a mix of grades rang...

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Dolly: Here She Comes Again

Halos & Horns Dolly Parton The 56-year-old legend cranks out another bluegrass dynamo with this Sugar Hill Records release. He...

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