Overdrive Staff

Trucking snared in slippery ‘war’

One of our CDL-holding editors, Carolyn Magner, walked into the Alabama Department of Transportation recently, took a 30-question test and wal...

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Get Credit Where Credit is Due

Before you go out and try to buy that new truck, financial planners recommend checking your credit report as often as annually to root o...

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Busting Mail Tales

SPOTTING PHONY E-MAIL According to About.com, be skeptical of e-mail that contains: Language such as "Forward this to everyo...

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What advice would you give four-wheelers?

HARVEY GRAHAM Columbia, Miss. D&E Trucking "They're not that bad. They do need to stop cutting across all lanes to get t...

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Living a Dream

Trucker: William Hatcher, 51, of Sparta, Tenn. Family: Wife, Kim, children Billy and Ashley Rig: 2002 Peterbi...

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Unhappy Trails

The last time you stopped for some fuel, a pint of coffee and a phone call, you left a footprint that could come back to haunt you if you're ...

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Constant Companion

When Bob Holman started driving a truck in 1971 in the rural Northwest, he was lucky to pick up a radio signal at all. Three decades later, Ho...

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‘Semi-Famous’

Former owner-operator Russ Ringsak of Stillwater, Minn., is employed full time as a truck-driving writer for a radio variety show, a weird but...

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Technology Now: XM

XM Satellite Radio, the nation's leading satellite radio service, has added The Dave...

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Technology Now: EQUAL

Owner-operators want a smooth, comfortable ride, reduced irregular tire wear, extended tread life and lower cost-per-mile from their tires. Wh...

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