1970s trucking

Dick Smith’s ‘Dirty Dozen’ KW still in action

As seen in the short film from Overdrive's late-1970s N.J. diesel drag races, the winning rig of R.W. Smith Trucking company, and the company itself, continue to operate (and race) today through the third generation of the Smith trucking family.

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Way-back machine: Never-before-seen footage at Overdrive’s late-’70s New Jersey diesel drag races

U.K.-based Andy Harris' late 1970s short film on U.S. trucking, via Overdrive's Englishtown, N.J., truck drag racing event, provides a clear window back in time, including a glimpse of Overdrive's founder. Watch the film here -- recognize anyone?

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‘America respected and loved truckers a lot more back then’

Six-million-mile man Gregg Blair, now retired, remembers a long career.

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Cabover fanatics, this one’s for you: 1973 K100 vid

Bill Bradford's video of the restoration of his antique Kenworth COE.

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