Overdrive Staff

Tell it Like it is

It's not unusual for owner-operators to complain about the companies they're leased to. Nor is it unusual for trucking companies to complain...

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February 2002

SURHCARGES ADJUST AS DIESEL PRICES FALL As diesel fuel prices fell to their lowest level in more than two years, several fleets anno...

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February 2002

BEWARE 'THE BLOB' A yellow-green ooze that stinks like rotten eggs is seeping out of I-65 near Hobart, Ind. The source seems to ...

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February 2002

THAT '70s SHOW TRUCK Paul Sagehorn's 1984 Kenworth K100E is a replica of the truck made famous in the 1979-81 television series "...

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How did you get started in trucking?

STEVE REYNOLDS Ashford, Ala. Independent "It's been so long I can hardly remember. I've been driving 21 years, and I'...

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‘My Truck is My Life’

Trucker: Grant Sheldon of Henderson, Ky. Age: 54 Truck: 1998 Kenworth T2000 powered by a 1998 500-hp Detroit Se...

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February 2002

NEW GOOSENECKS Landoll introduced its new Models 135 and 150 fixed gooseneck Beavertail Trailers. The Model 135 is a two-axle, 25-to...

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Everything to Gain

Cell phone service providers seem to have the winning hand. They require long-term contracts, give you too many or too few minutes, and get yo...

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Don’t Snub the Hub

Any owner-operator who thinks of hubs and seals as merely the ends of his axles is in for a surprise. Of the many small but indispensable part...

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If the Shoe Fits

If trucking niches were footwear, expedited would be a pair of good running shoes: fast, versatile, necessary and colorful. Like running shoes...

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