Overdrive Staff

Driving Home Another Winner

Drive Alan Jackson This Georgia boy does not know how to record a bad song. For 13 years, we've been graced with the pleasing...

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Opening America's West

Undaunted Courage Stephen E. Ambrose Reviewed by Charles G. Eads Company driver for S&J Transporta...

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Readers Speak Out

The Learning Curve Never Ends I am writing in response to a letter to the editor titled, "Unfit for the Road...

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A Prince of a Guy

I hear it all the time: Truckers have it tough. Truckers get a bad rap. Truckers don't get a break. I hear it and I sympathize with drivers a...

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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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