Knights of the Road

Driver saves fellow trucker from hot asphalt leak after crash

Driver Bill Hunt's help in an April 2014 crash helped save the life of a fellow truck operator. Here's his story.

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Driver responds to urban traffic emergency

  Shelly York, driving for ABF Freight System, of Fort Smith, Ark., noticed something fall off the back of a pickup truck while driving through North Little Rock, Ark., on April 5. A moment later, he was startled to discover what was lying in the road. In this illustrated story in Overdrive‚Äôs Knight of the Road series, York recounts his response to the incident that earned him a Highway Angel award from the Truckload Carriers Association.    

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ABF Freight System’s Guy Knudsen

Guy Knudsen hits an unlit, overturned auto while driving westbound on I-80. He reports the accident and comes to the aid of an auto driver who has a head injury.

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Meet the expanded Overdrive

Overdrive now incorporates its sister publication, Truckers News, and Overdrive spinoff Custom Rigs.

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NFI driver delivers third roadside baby

I was all set this morning to write about the debate over the appropriate strategy toward dealing with fraud in the trucking industry from crooked poseur brokers and the like (tune in tomorrow for more on that), but sometimes a story hits that is just too good and/or unbelievable to pass on. Today, that story is NFI driver Mike Hawthorne's. According to press reports, and NFI's website, Hawthorne not only assisted Jack and Tammy Smith on ...

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