Overdrive Staff

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 ...

Read More

Who is your favorite American patriot?

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

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

The Eyes Have It

A lot of people don sunglasses to look "cool." But for many truck drivers, proper eye protection is a tool they wouldn't leave home without...

Read More

Feeling the Pulse

This is the second in a series of test drives of the lower-emissions engines. Veteran and rookie drivers alike have voiced concerns ...

Read More

A Big Ten-Fore

Driving is Sterling Miller's thing. He loves to drive his black Kenworth T600, but he really, really loves to drive a golf ball. An...

Read More

Long May She Roll

For nearly 15 years, Marc Valentine has used a rolling symbol of patriotism as part of his effort to display the U.S. flag throughout the worl...

Read More