Overdrive Staff

5 for the road

A candid look at your favorite trucker movies. Ask most highbrow movie critics to name the best trucker movie of all-...

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Truth in numbers

Knowing how to read instrument panels can increase safety and decrease breakdowns. A big truck's dashboard gauges ca...

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A smooth transition

Key Spec's as Tested Engine: ISX ISM Horsepower: 500 410 Torque: 1,850 1,550 Truck: '03 Volvo 770 '05 Kenworth T600 Trailer: 53-...

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Roll on, daddy

About the Author My name is Jennifer Alexander, and I am 27 years old. I began going on trucking trips with my father when I was...

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What is your opinion of biodiesel?

"From what I've heard, it sounds like an interesting concept. I think it would be beneficial, because it lessens the strain on regular...

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Big man, little girl

Ex-driver-turned-musician Leland Martin grew up hunting for food and says it's in his blood - but these days his best time in the wood...

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50 Years of freedom

Paved roads were rare at the turn of the 20th century, and cross-country trips could take weeks. When President Eisen...

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Real deal

Singer/songwriter GM Paterson's latest album Real tells the story of his trucking life. After driving 1.5 million mi...

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A little relief?

Arriving at fuel islands means worrying about what you will pay for diesel as prices remain unpredictable. President ...

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Music

Me and My Gang - Rascal Flatts The fourth effort from Rascal Flatts sold more than 721,000 copies its first ...

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