Mike Crawford

Be your own boss: How to get your own authority

| January 08, 2014

A step-by-step guide to the necessary federal and other filings. Be prepared for paying fees and handling lots of forms.

Be your own boss: The wonders and woes of getting your own authority

| January 06, 2014

It can be a hard road, but with careful planning and a little luck, getting your own authority can be a plus for operational freedom and income.

Candidate and fleet owner channels Van Damme in ad

| December 05, 2013

Meet Ga.-based 10th-District Congressional candidate and Collins Trucking fleet owner Mike Collins -- and checking in with 2010 Trucker of the Year Mike Crawford, bringing home on the road...

Year of interrupted sleep: 2012 in review, Part 3Image Gallery

| December 31, 2012

September-December 2012 on the Channel 19 blog -- one operator reaches a milestone, amid ongoing industry conversation, weird-weird trucking news and .... Happy new year, drivers!

Light up the night!; Come on, Ghostwriter

| December 08, 2012

Reader: "I am 12-year-old boy with a big passion for lit-up bull haulers!" -- and a bit of radio check, come on.

Does FMCSA’s medical card verification program violate HIPAA?

| November 23, 2012

Short answer: Probably not. Here find a roundup of viewpoints from readers on this and other issues surrounding FMCSA's new medical card-verification policy.

Home (and away) for the holidays

| November 21, 2012

61 percent of drivers report they plan to be home for Thanksgiving -- find a round-up in answer to our informal polling of readers on Overdrive's Facebook page about holiday plans.

Mustang’s 3-million-mile, one-truck haul nears end

| September 06, 2012

Owner-operator Mike Crawford is approaching 3 million safe miles all logged in the same 1994 Freightliner -- wish him luck on the final 37,000...

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