Overdrive Staff

What's Cooking?

Our compliments to the chefs. If you are an on-the-road gourmet, Truckers News may spotlight your recipes in a new upcoming cookbook. The reci...

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Putting On a Show

Bob Farr might be the envy of every trucker who dreams of landing a job that combines trucking and sports. Farr, of Tustin, Calif., has be...

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GameDay Drivers

When ESPN covers sporting events at a stadium that has a direct cable link, the larger production trailers aren't needed. It's then that Bil...

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NBC Trucks Follow the News

In the fast-paced world of television news, covering big stories often means sending news teams on location, whether that be Kabul, Afghanista...

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Eye of the Storm

Like mail carriers, truckers in general have an attitude about the weather: Nothing but the most severe storms can keep dedicated pros from do...

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All Keyed Up

Just 10 years ago, the average trucker's high-tech toolkit included only three items: an atlas, a CB radio and a pocket full of quarters for ...

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Ring of the Road

Just a decade ago, cell phone handsets were attached by pigtails to large, cumbersome bags, and generally worked only in large population cent...

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The Rescuers

When trucker Percy Davis suffered a stroke in Manteca, Calif., the trucking company he drove for didn't hesitate to respond: The fleet flew a...

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All Roads Lead to Louisville

It's that time of year again when truckers load up the family, shine up the truck and head to Louisville, Ky., where the 31st Mid-America Tru...

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Weathering the Storm

Flat broke and disgusted. Almost all of us have been there at one time or another. Sometimes it turns into an extended stay. And sometimes you...

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