Overdrive Staff

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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Fortunate Son

It's easier for me to brag on him because he won't tell you himself," confides Helene Pedersen, girlfriend, co-driver and self-proclaimed ...

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What would you be doing if you weren’t driving a truck?

ASTOR ROBOTHAM Gadsden, Ala. Boyd Brothers "Cabinet-making; I have more than three years of experience in that. But I like drivi...

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KLLM Safe Drivers

KLLM Transport Services recently inducted five drivers into its Chairman's Fleet and 17 drivers into its President's Fleet at the company's...

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Front-axle Tire

Michelin's latest tire for high-capacity front axles is the 365/80R20 XTE2. The tread pattern features massive shoulders for scrub resistance...

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Diesel Prices Plunge

Diesel prices continued to fall as 2001 came to a close, with prices hitting a 27-month low on Dec. 3. According to the U.S. Energy Informatio...

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Deal Reached on Mexican Trucks

A compromise between a Congress wanting to crack down on truck safety and increase security at border crossings and an administration wanting ...

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