Overdrive Staff

Avoid Olympic Traffic Hassles

Many items will be trucked in during the Olympic Games, and the Salt Lake Organizing Committee and the Utah Trucking Association want to help ...

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Oh, My Aching Feet

Constant sitting behind the wheel of your truck and the repetitive motion of your foot on the clutch can lead to all kinds of foot problems. D...

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Add some coolant to your phone conversations

The biggest argument I ever had with my husband was over the phone and about trucking. It ended with a slammed receiver and two of the worst h...

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Riding out serious illness

Shortly after the birth of her daughter, trucker's wife Denise Corbit went through surgery followed by three months of radiation and eight mo...

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Mixing 4 legs with 18 wheels

Companionship, protection and even exercise while walking the dog make ride-along pets worth the effort for many long-haul truckers. Pets can ...

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Along for the ride

Even with fancy sleepers and huge truck plazas, trucking offers plenty of challenges for a lady who wants to sample life on the road with her ...

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Sensitive self-reliance

Most trucker's wives are proud of becoming self-reliant, but some quickly discover there is a price to pay for their blossoming independence....

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Oh, and by the way

As a trucker's wife, you are the guardian of your husband's home life. Sometimes this means being the bearer of bad news. Knowing when to pa...

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February 2002

FLEET HELPS WITH PENTAGON REPAIRS Stone Belt Freight Lines of Bloomington, Ind., which has hauled Indiana limestone since the early ...

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Easing the Pain of College Saving

It's tough to save in any economic climate, and tougher when freight is slow. So if you can muster the discipline to stash a little bit away ...

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