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Hollywood gears up for throwback trucking flick

18 Wheel Butterfly is supposedly a throwback road film that is part Thelma and Louise, part Smokey and the Bandit.

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Former Overdrive editor, actor Charles Napier passes on

Character actor and former Overdrive editor Charles Napier passed away at a hospital in Bakersfield, Calif., on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Napier's perhaps best known for his role as one of the Good Old Boys in the Blues Brothers film as well as an intelligence officer in the Sylvester Stallone vehicle Rambo: First Blood Part II. But he served as an Overdrive editor at a time when the magazine's popularity and profile among the nation's owner-operators ...

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A receptionist’s memories: Overdrive in Hollywood

Bonnie Robinson remembers Overdrive's staff and offices in the 1970s.

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‘Hi, yo, Silver, away!’

Clayton Moore, longtime star of the TV series, "The Lone Ranger," revealed a respect for truckers in a 1972 Overdrive feature.

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