Overdrive Staff

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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April 2002

EXPECT FEWER COMPONENT CHOICES, TRUCK MAKERS SAY The cost of producing trucks with engines that meet the Environmental Protection A...

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Family Traditions

When Scott McCurry took the podium March 5 to accept the Truckload Carriers Association's 2001 Independent Contractor of the Year award, he a...

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Blessed are the Grease Makers

Chances are good you haven't given grease a second thought since you bought your rig. But like other lubricants that ensure your truck stays...

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Buying Time

By october 1, 2002, all new diesel engines must meet tougher emissions standards, a fact that has many in the industry - from owner-operators ...

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Numbers Game

Leased owner-operator Gary Frisbie of Depew, N.Y., says his carrier's settlements are important in understanding how his business is doing. ...

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April 2002

Central Maine earns top marks again Central Maine Transport, Bangor, Maine, was named the state's Top Rated Trucking Company for the ...

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Remote Control Banking

It's a pain to come off the road and have to spend valuable free time with a checkbook and stamps to pay the stack of bills waiting in your m...

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On the Right Track

Trucker: Jimmy McSwain, 41, of Chiefland, Fla. Family: Daughter Ashley, 16, and son Brandon, 13 Rig: 1998 Freight...

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Matchmakers

At the end of a haul, Steve McMillan desperately needed a load home. McMillan fired up his computer and found a load through an online load bo...

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