Overdrive Staff

High five

Brad Holthaus, Publisher If you made it to the Mid-America Trucking Show in late March, you might have noticed somet...

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Strike Out

Linda Longton Editor Twenty-five years after the last major independent trucker strike, a few hundred truckers last ...

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Doing his duty

Darrell James met and chatted with fellow and prospective Mercer Transportation drivers at the recent Mid-America Trucking Show in Louis...

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To buy or not to buy

Chosing whether to buy or lease a truck is one of the most important decisions of your owner-operator career. This...

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Big Mack

"One look at this truck," says Tom Kelly, Mack vice president of marketing, "and you know it was engineered to handle the meanest job...

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Truckers protest fuel prices nationwide

A threatened April 1 shutdown did take place for some owner-operators, who in spots across the country parked their trucks or slowed hi...

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On the warpath against tolls

The Pocahontas Parkway outside Richmond (www.pocahontas895.com) supposedl...

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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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