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The short-lived $2 dry van

| August 05, 2012

Dry van rates topped $2 in June — the first time since 2005 — and then toppled.

PHOTOS: Cover shoot outtakes with crude haulerImage Gallery

| July 26, 2012

Find a photo gallery of Overdrive's July 2012 cover shoot with crude-hauling owner-operator Jimmy Lessley in Texas -- and more about how the owner-operator got into the oil business.

High-altitude jumper was also a …

| July 24, 2012

Yeah, you guessed it. Today over on the CCJ blog find the story of onetime New Jersey-based truck driver Nick Piantanida (pictured), who also holds the distinction of being a 1960s pioneer of extreme high-altitude skydiving -- ...

ObamaCare: Love it? Or repeal it?

| July 22, 2012

As you'll likely be aware, on June 28, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld most of the president’s health care act, including a provision that requires Americans to prove they have health insurance or pay a ...

Paccar MX tough-tested with Louisville aggregate hauler

| July 16, 2012

Keith Redden’s retirement dream was to start a trucking firm. “I said if I owned six trucks, I could make a living,” he says. After a start in 2003 with three used Kenworths from a ...

VID: Police chase ruins a container hauler’s day

| July 11, 2012

Yesterday I suspect had to be the worst day in memory for the container hauler you see in the video below. A police chase of a suspected child molester in Los Angeles began when the suspect ...

Bill Mack still in ‘friendly negotiations’ over return to SiriusXM

| July 10, 2012

The latest on Bill Mack's plans for getting back in the saddle as the Midnight Cowboy on overnight radio.

UPDATE: Bill Mack not back yet

| July 10, 2012

The day after we published the following look-back through some of the videos we've done with trucking radio legend Bill Mack, SiriusXM ran this July 2 update on the status of Mack's reported return as ...

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