Overdrive Staff

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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March 2002

SURELOK DEVICE Hendrickson's updated Surelok holds trailers at ride height for safer loading and unloading. The modified Surelok wa...

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You’re In The Army Now

If international security expert Jeffrey Beatty has his way, you may join the Army. The American Trucking Army, that is. As part of an anti-te...

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April 2002

APOLOGY NOT SPREAD FAR ENOUGH RadioShack recently placed an ad that shed a negative light on the trucking industry. After receiving...

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An Air-Raising Experience Can Hold Down Tire Costs

What are a few missing psi here and there? Quite a lot if they mean $5,500 for a new set of tires. As mundane as checking pressure is, it's o...

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April 2002

THE OLD-TIMERS STILL REMEMBER "Six Days on the Road," first a hit for Dave Dudley in 1963, mentions passing "a Jimmy and a White...

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