Overdrive Staff

Think before you jump

Brad Holthaus Publisher Trucking is often a leading indicator of the economy. That seems to have been the case wit...

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Not just for show

Bruce and Marilyn Barnes have been married for 20 years and have two sons. "A lot of drivers seem to be mad at the w...

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Silver linings

Linda Longton Editor "Things are not going well for our industry and we face some awfully tough times in the near ...

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Rest assured

The SleepStyle 200 series assisted-breathing machine includes a mask, hose and monitor for sleep apnea treatment. Sev...

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How the chaos affects you

Max Heine The economy's ride this fall has been rougher than washboarding on Arkansas' I-40 during the 1990s. Congr...

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Logbook: Daimler to drop Sterling brand

As recently as August, Sterling was promoting its truck lineup in a renewed marketing effort. At the time, the company introduced the Ni...

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Speakout: A trucker’s copilot and guardian

As the wife of an owner-operator, I always read Overdrive. I loved the story about having a dog in the truck for companionship ["J...

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Overdrive Pride & Polish: Ahoy!

The Legend of the Black Pearl bested the competition with five major awards, including Best of Show Working Bobtail. ...

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That’s the ticket

Paying a fine just to get the case over with can cost you your CDL. Consider getting an attorney's help to reduce the charge or dismiss...

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Driver has a message for shippers

What would happen if every owner-operator demanded $3 per mile and $100 per hour for every minute of his professional time? First, ship...

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