Overdrive Staff

Living the Ideal

Was truckers' image in 2001 good or bad? As usual, it was both. On one hand, Dear Abby lauded them as "angels of the highway," the Washi...

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Haulywood

Truckers form a high-speed "rocking chair" around Burt Reynolds's Trans Am to fool sheriff Jackie Gleason. A motorized barbarian horde chas...

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Runs in the family

TRUCKERS: Bill Elkins, 67, and Rodney Elkins, 42, of West Terre Haute, Ind. TRUCK:2000 Volvo 770 LEASED TO: GDS Exp...

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Get ready to rumble

"It's like going from heaven to hell," says John Hoard about crossing from Tennessee into Arkansas. "Tennessee has the best stretch of the...

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Schedule C deductions

You work hard as an owner-operator to maximize your revenue. That's great - until tax time. You and your accountant should work just as hard ...

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Watching America’s Roads

With the FBI giving periodic warnings of possible new terrorist attacks, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta asked al...

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December 2001

THEFT PROTECTION Spectra's new anti-theft product, Brake Lock, is designed for vehicles equipped with air brake systems. It prevent...

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Racing the Pinstripes

A drag race is over in a matter of seconds but fielding a successful NHRA Top Fuel dragster is a "seven-day-a-week job," according to John M...

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Like Fine Wine

When truckers for Garrison Transportation Services Inc. of Salt Lake City arrive at a wine tasting festival, people gather to admire the prett...

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O, Christmas Tree!

The day a family chooses its Christmas tree is special. They walk through the tree lots or stop at a local store and inspect each tree. When t...

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