Randy Grider

Iowa 80 eatery featured in television series

| September 15, 2012

I always enjoy watching a program on television that fires up the “hey, I’ve been there” electrons in my brain. There’s just something exciting about seeing familiarity on the flat-screen. It’s even better when you ...

The write stuff

| September 14, 2012

Successful songwriter Gary Gentry finds second career behind the wheel.

Road friends through thick and thin

| September 07, 2012

Too many friends to count, but know all can be counted on when needed.

Hollywood gears up for throwback trucking flick

| August 31, 2012

18 Wheel Butterfly is supposedly a throwback road film that is part Thelma and Louise, part Smokey and the Bandit.

uShip to expand into commercial freight market

| August 24, 2012

The uShip Pro platform is designed to provide carriers with full details about each load and the tools to negotiate bids for loads online.

Utility introduces high-strength steel options

| August 24, 2012

Utility Trailer announced on Aug. 23 that two new high-strength steel options will be available for the 4000D-X Composite dry van. The company also announced the expansion of two of its plants and the appointment ...

Wreaths Across America, TCA join forces to honor fallen heroes

| August 23, 2012

Wreaths Across America and the Truckload Carriers Association announced at The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas on Aug. 23 a new partnership to honor America's fallen heroes.

VIDEO: Live chat with ‘Shipping Wars’ star Jennifer Brennan

| August 18, 2012

Shipping Wars star Jennifer Brennan will be the featured guest for this month’s Overdrive Celebrity Series.

Randy Grider

Randy Grider is editor of Overdrive. Before joining Overdrive, he spent 12 years as editor of Truckers News and 10 years in the newspaper industry. A CDL-holder, he also worked in the transportation industry as an escort driver for oversized loads and part-time relief driver for a mobile home transporter.

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