Driver Tim Rutledge owes particular features -- vibration, voice-dial -- on his cell phone for his survival after being trapped under his rig in below-zero temps this past week.
"Here's to the spouses and families of the drivers – Salute!!"
"I'm not a bad cook, but being around my Mom and my Aunt reminded me that I was raised to a pretty high cooking standard.... Just showing up with my sparkling personality isn't always enough."
We asked, and you told. Here find a round-up of readers' answers to the question "What are you thankful for?" Happy Thanksgiving from all the staff at Overdrive!
While it requires dedication and understanding, and like any family situation, there will be trials and tribulations, having close family ties while being away is absolutely possible.
The Parker family squabbles: Son's got road fever, daughter's itching for her chance -- that leaves Wendy wondering what happened to her ringside seat to the journey...
Connecticut-based owner-operator Joe Bielucki's story of taking his niece out on a run with him gives him hope for the future.
Brenny Transportation-leased owner-operators build on a solid friendship in coownership of a Volvo that helps support two growing households.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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