food

Coffee is king! The once-upon-a-time story of the brew’s origins

| October 02, 2013

"Whether you pay for it or not, coffee is king on the road, still out-selling energy drinks, and being consumed by 80% of the population on a daily basis. All hail the mighty bean."

The best – and worst – foods to gobble while driving

| September 24, 2013

Let’s hear it for the humble candy bar. A survey from Insure.com finds that it’s the best food to eat while driving. French fries ranked a close second, only one percentage point behind the candy bar. (My ...

Roundup: Return fire in owner-operator war, driverless trucks, truck-stop cuisine…

| August 15, 2013

Independent rebuttal to prognosticators of insurmountable challenges of the owner-operator model; Driverless trucks: income opportunity?; Insurance: "we've got to stop this bill dead."

Strike one off the bucket list: Little AleInn, Rachel, Nev.Image Gallery

| June 17, 2013

George and Wendy Parker visit the infamous cafe on the ET highway, Nevada State Route 375, and find hospitality, plenty of weirdness and some truck parking.

Provisions for hungry panhandlers

| April 28, 2013

"Throw my sandwiches away all you want, but you're missing out on a yummy treat, and you will not squash my sparkle today. So there."

Doc’s advice: ‘Eat more color’

| March 11, 2013

Overdrive correspondent Wendy Parker reports from her yearly visit to the doc with some helpful tips for diet, activity levels and overall health.

Bluegrass jam breaks out at tiny Appalachian stop

| December 14, 2012

Maiden, N.C. truck stop offers gigantic portions of food. And on the weekend, stick around afterward for a toe-tapping good time.

Motor Inn truck stop is next best thing to home

| October 25, 2012

The Motor Inn and Family Restauran in Mendon, Ohio offers a true mom-and-pop experience.

Editor's Picks

Stay Connected

Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.