Overdrive Staff

Trucking to a Different Beat

Eldon Conklin likes to keep busy, and at age 71 hasn't slowed down a bit. He left trucking in 1972 and bought a furniture company, which he s...

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Fit for the Road

Spending most of your days working hard to pick up or deliver a load on a tight schedule leaves little time to worry about eating balanced mea...

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Child Behind the Wheel

Daryl and Peggy Bauguss of Roaring River, N.C., were traveling through Oklahoma on Highway 69 when the driver of a pickup in front of their tr...

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Cream of the Crop

Donald Burianek didn't start over-the-road trucking until he was 38 years old, but his truck-handling roots stretch back three decades earlie...

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Heavy Home Schooling

In the education of a truck driver, size and weight information is low priority. But learn this: a sledge, a 50-foot tape, an air gauge and pe...

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Crunch Time Again

You ever tell yourself that one of these days you're going to fix that hole in the roof? The one that isn't really that bad. The one that re...

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Victory Lane to Memory Lane

Talladega, Ala., October 2000. That's where and when the late Dale Earnhardt chalked up what would be his final victory. It's still hard ...

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Driving Home Another Winner

Drive Alan Jackson This Georgia boy does not know how to record a bad song. For 13 years, we've been graced with the pleasing...

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Opening America's West

Undaunted Courage Stephen E. Ambrose Reviewed by Charles G. Eads Company driver for S&J Transporta...

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Readers Speak Out

The Learning Curve Never Ends I am writing in response to a letter to the editor titled, "Unfit for the Road...

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