Overdrive Staff

Saving for a spike

Fourteen months ago, you paid as much as $1.65 for a gallon of diesel. Even if you were able to negotiate a fuel surcharge, it probably only h...

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Power play

For years, owner-operator Greg Bakkestuen burned thousands of gallons of diesel to keep his truck warm in winter. Idling wasn't just a comfor...

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Horseless power

Some idling options, such as IdleAire, don't require buying a single piece of equipment. Others, such as gen sets and inverters, require elec...

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Dry docks

First, the good economic news: Diesel prices are the lowest in two years, interest rates are the lowest since the Kennedy administration, and ...

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3-way team

Trucker: Jim Kennington, 63, Waxhaw, N.C. Family: Wife, Barbara, one daughter, one son, four grandchildren Rig: ...

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January 2002

CUSTOMS SAYS NO TO TAX-FREE DIESEL The U.S. Customs Service says tax-free diesel sales at U.S. borders must cease, even though a fed...

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Smart Money

How are you getting by week to week? Overdrive wants to share with other readers your most innovative and effective tips, both o...

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What would you like four-wheelers to know about trucking?

Is there something you would like those four-wheelers to know about trucking? Do you think car drivers just don't understand what you go thro...

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Elliott Looks to End Drought

In 1985, Awesome Bill from Dawsonville was just that. Bill Elliott enjoyed one of the greatest seasons in NASCAR history that year, winning...

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Up In Smoke

NASCAR's Winston Cup Series will keep its title sponsor, Winston, through the 2002 season, but the National Hot Rod Association has fallen vi...

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