Mike Crawford

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...

Rest in Pieces

Todd Dills | February 01, 2012

The new hours of service rule further complicates off-duty requirements in ways that could hurt productivity, though some flexibility is added.

Dodging bullets from on high

| January 11, 2012

Look up, drivers. Just when you think you're safe -- rig in the lane, four-wheelers keeping a good distance off your back bumper, new regs falling from on high fully accounted for -- occasionally, something ...

Stiff wind to pay the toll: The 2011 Channel 19 year in review

| January 01, 2012

What better way to start the new year than with a look back on the previous? I did it last year, after all, so let's make it a tradition, how bout? The Chinese Year of the ...

Insurance that Fits

Overdrive Staff | August 05, 2011

After a truck payment, insurance is often the biggest fixed cost for owner-operators, particularly those running under their own authority.

Mustang’s Trucking at the tattoo parlor

| June 30, 2011

Last time we checked in with Overdrive 2010 Trucker of the Year Mike Crawford it was on the occasion of the death of his longtime trucking companion in his dog, Fred. This time round, Crawford ...

Overdrive’s Coulter remembers Fred…

| March 25, 2011

Another fond memory here of Mike "Mustang" Crawford's trucking companion, Fred, who passed on early the morning of Thursday, March 24, 2011. The memory and the wonderful picture here come from Lucinda Coulter, Overdrive's managing ...

Fred: Memorializing one long-hauling dog

| March 24, 2011

Condolences to Overdrive 2010 Trucker of the Year, owner-operator Mike "Mustang" Crawford, whose dog Fred passed away early this morning. She was 12 and some years old. "It's a rough day for me, " Crawford said. ...

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