Overdrive Staff

Ring of the Road

Just a decade ago, cell phone handsets were attached by pigtails to large, cumbersome bags, and generally worked only in large population cent...

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The Rescuers

When trucker Percy Davis suffered a stroke in Manteca, Calif., the trucking company he drove for didn't hesitate to respond: The fleet flew a...

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All Roads Lead to Louisville

It's that time of year again when truckers load up the family, shine up the truck and head to Louisville, Ky., where the 31st Mid-America Tru...

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Weathering the Storm

Flat broke and disgusted. Almost all of us have been there at one time or another. Sometimes it turns into an extended stay. And sometimes you...

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What personal item do you carry with you to remind you of home?

Nathan Harrison Marten Transport Abilene, Texas Necklace from my girlfriend that reads, "Love you always, Barb." R...

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Breakfast Club

There comes a point in your life when you begin to look back as much as you look forward. No one knows when it will be over, and no one knows ...

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Hooked on Classics

Jack Norton, who's leased to Packerland Transport, loves his Kenworth W900L. Norton says his tricked-out, chromed-up prairie schooner is at l...

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March 2002

THE OTHER JESSE JACKSON U.S. Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr., son of the civil rights leader, briefly had an unusual opponent in this mont...

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March 2002

HUSBAND-WIFE TEAM NAMED PRIME RECRUITERS Prime Inc., Springfield, Mo., has given leased owner-operators Jeff and Jean Bender of Inve...

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March 2002

KEEPING HIS COOL Mike Boulia of Newport, N.C., affectionately calls his ride Cool 359, but his trucks have not always been so pleasa...

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