Randy Grider

‘Sputter’ hits higher gear in new book

| August 17, 2012

Jeanne Marie Laskas profiles driver Shannon "Sputter" Smith in new book, "Hidden America."

Longtime Overdrive Trucking News personality passes

| August 12, 2012

The broadcast world and the trucking community lost a pioneer and innovator Thursday, Aug. 9, with the passing of Larry Shannon.

Pilot Flying J CEO buys NFL team in rival’s backyard

| August 03, 2012

Jimmy Haslam, CEO of Pilot Flying J, bought the Cleveland Browns — TA's headquarter city.

Pay to play on the ice roads of Alaska

| July 31, 2012

Alaska company capitalizes on popularity of Ice Road Truckers reality show with tour packages.

Tonight: Keeping up with driver pay

| July 25, 2012

Gordon Klemp will present the latest trends in compensation for owner-operators and company drivers in this free webinar.

Lindsay Lawler to mix old and new on trucking radio show

| July 17, 2012

Country singer/songwriter Lindsay Lawler is hosting a new trucking Internet radio show.

‘Shipping Wars’ star thrives on challenge

| July 13, 2012

When the producers of A&E network’s “Shipping Wars” went shopping for colorful characters with strong personalities, Jennifer Brennan was a shoe-in. “They were looking for someone who wouldn’t take crap from anyone,” Brennan says. The petite, ...

OOIDA challenging Minnesota out-of-service criteria

Jill Dunn | June 15, 2012

OOIDA is taking on Minnesota troopers and CVSA over amendment that allows out-of-service orders for fatigue based on reasonable suspicion.

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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