Overdrive Staff

Silence Would Be Golden

The idea of drastically reducing engine idling is nothing new. Environmental groups constantly lobby for it, fleets and truckstops are interes...

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What will you do with your tax return check?

Bobby Newcomer Southwest Cold Storage Mesa, Ariz. "I'll buy another bike." Jesus Rodriguez Burlington Motors F...

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In-Cab Fever

Well, boys, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has not yet declared the cab of your truck a workplace. So, because you are a bi...

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Tex Mex: Combinations sizzle in Texas sun

The searing San Antonio sun was just setting behind Buzz and Carol Sweeden's 2001 Kenworth W900L and matching tanker trailer. The combination...

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Making the most of time apart

Some even feel that the time apart strengthens rather than weakens their marriages. Jane Hansen believes she's closer to her husband since...

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Deductions begin at home

Whether co-drivers in the truck or keepers of the homefront, wives of owner-operators are usually the family bookkeepers as well. One of our m...

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Living Legacy

Dale Earnhardt Jr. remembers looking through old books in hopes of finding his father's name in them. "When I was a little kid, I loved t...

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Gordon Goes for Five

Jeff Gordon wrapped up the 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup crown at Atlanta and enjoyed a victory celebration in New York City during the holiday seas...

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Hard-Charging Hamilton

Bobby Hamilton doesn't have the championship reputation of Jeff Gordon or the crowd-pleasing driving style of Dale Earnhardt Jr. What he does...

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What was the first lesson you learned as you started driving?

GEORGE POUPARD Baltimore Morgan Driveaway "That I was going to be poor. It's a good business to be in, but I've been an ow...

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