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Giving thanks: Driver dispatches

| November 27, 2014

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!

Thanksgiving 2014

| November 26, 2014

What are you thankful for? Wendy here runs down a list of superlatives -- from family, vocal critics and, yes, all the drivers keeping the nation running down the road.

A father’s love

| June 15, 2014

"Here's to all the trucker Dads today. Thank you for what you do. Happy Father's Day."

Wonders of technology: Saving a life

| January 11, 2014

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.

Colder than [fill in the blank], or Pipes bursting on the home front

| January 10, 2014

"Here's to the spouses and families of the drivers – Salute!!"

Potluck Olympics

| November 29, 2013

"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."

How to bring home on the road

| November 19, 2013

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.

Road fever is contagious

| November 01, 2013

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...

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