Overdrive Staff

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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Getting Online on the Road

When Dan Stewart of Dick Simon Trucking wants to access the Internet, he doesn't look for the nearest truck stop. Instead, he reaches for his...

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February 2002

NO-FAULT ACCIDENT HANDICAPS JOB SEARCH In March 2001, I quit my job as a truck driver. However, after being unable to find adequate ...

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Tell it Like it is

It's not unusual for owner-operators to complain about the companies they're leased to. Nor is it unusual for trucking companies to complain...

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February 2002

SURHCARGES ADJUST AS DIESEL PRICES FALL As diesel fuel prices fell to their lowest level in more than two years, several fleets anno...

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February 2002

BEWARE 'THE BLOB' A yellow-green ooze that stinks like rotten eggs is seeping out of I-65 near Hobart, Ind. The source seems to ...

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