memorial day

A working truck at the show boothImage Gallery

| July 26, 2013

Oscar Robledo's 2005 Western Star at the Load One show booth at the Expedite Expo -- Robledo was surprised when he was asked to show the truck there, but ultimately he shouldn't have been, says ...

Freedom isn’t free

| May 26, 2013

Take some time on Memorial Day to thank a vet -- chances are you'll be thanking a truck driver, too.

One Girl Trucking: ‘More courtesy now’

| June 01, 2012

An encounter with a pair of joy-riding, inconsiderate motorcyclists over Memorial Day turned dramatic when truck driver Bethany, blogging at One Girl Trucking, decided enough was enough and confronted the bikers at a red light. Read ...

New heights for American pride?

| May 30, 2012

Driver David Ray Thornburg took matters into his own hands, reported Steve Stoler of WFAA in Houston, when he saw a barren flagpole at a truck stop in Denton, Texas, on Memorial Day. Thornburg, a ...

Memorial Day fun with Heister’s hot rod — and a new truck

| May 28, 2012

Yesterday, owner-operator Dan Heister invited myself and the family out to his new place in Tennessee Ridge, Tenn., near his former home in Erin, for a cookout with various other friends and family. Something of ...

Volvo uses custom graphics to pay tribute to veterans

| May 25, 2012

Volvo designed graphics for a VNL to honor Prisoners of War for the Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally.

On Memorial Day: A trucker to remember

| May 30, 2011

Minnie Spotted Wolf never encountered combat in World War II, yet she blazed trails as, most likely, the first Native American woman to serve in the Marines – as a truck driver, nonetheless. A native of ...

Vietnam gives first-hand appreciation of truckingImage Gallery

| May 27, 2011

Overdrive Equipment Editor John Baxter learned to drive a 5-ton truck in Vietnam, a country whose war he recalls vividly.

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