John Baxter

Handle with Care

John Baxter | May 01, 2012

How to remove, repair, replace and rebalance your tires when they’ve been tread upon.

How to: Aim Headlights

John Baxter | May 01, 2012

Properly aiming your headlamps can improve night vision and reduce the risk of blinding oncoming drivers.

How to do a brake job yourself

| April 19, 2012

Replacing brake linings is an essential DIY project for owner-operators to avoid problems with stopping their trucks and getting citations.

Extend Oil Life

John Baxter | April 01, 2012

With smart operation, you can save money by providing a greater cushion against lube deterioration and engine wear.

How to: Do a Brake Job

John Baxter | March 01, 2012

All the parts of the brake system wear, so replace all working parts, not just the linings.

Drivetrain Revolution

John Baxter | March 01, 2012

Innovative approaches to drivetrain design promise more efficient highway cruising.

Are fuel-injector-cleaning diesel additives worth it?; Apnea update

| February 06, 2012

I'm at the FMCSA Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee's joint meeting with the Medical Review Board today -- watch my Twitter feed for updates from the meeting, where committee members are slated to draft guidance ...

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | December 01, 2011

Red Giant makes big boast, a truck driver musician plus Gauges, Truck Gallery, Channel 19 and more industry news items.

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