Overdrive Staff

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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Technology Now: CoPilot Truck

ALK Technologies has combined the truck routing, mileage and mapping capabilities of its PC*MILER

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Technology Now: Sirius

Do you love your Country? Channels 30 to 37. Want some Rock while you're rolling? Channels 1 through 9. Are you singin' the Blues? Channel 9...

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