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Mike Parkhurst’s legacy of reform

| August 05, 2014

Today’s owner-operators have him and other leaders, as well as thousands of drivers who followed them, to thank for today’s ease of entry to the industry. No one should take for granted the freedom to ...

Overdrive founder ‘spent his entire life trying to better’ trucking

Jill Dunn | July 29, 2014

Mike Parkhurst’s friends say they will remember Overdrive’s founder and longtime editor for championing deregulation and the cause of the owner-operator. Also, a roundup of reader reactions to Parkhurst's passing.

Reading between the lines of Trucker Talent entries

| July 01, 2014

Three finalists will compete at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Aug. 21-23, for the winning spot in the contest, brought to you by Chevron Delo.

Overdrive’s Truckers Tools offers easy access to FMCSA registry of med examinersImage Gallery

| May 21, 2014

In line with the effective date of the federal rule requiring drivers to see an FMCSA-approved medical examiner for DOT physicals, Overdrive has released in its Trucker Tools smartphone app a new function to help ...

Blast from the past: Archived Overdrives with snow-covered rigs

| January 28, 2014

In light of another arctic blast impacting much of the country — along with blankets of ice and snow — we thought it a good time to dig through OD archives for a few snow-related ...

Downtime pursuits — querying Overdrive back-issue ratesImage Gallery

| October 12, 2013

Any collectors in the house? Some longtime catalogers have some questions for you about rates....

Independent hog hauler Maggie Stone named Overdrive’s Most Beautiful

| August 24, 2013

Maggie Stone, an Iowa hog hauler, was named the winner of Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest today at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. Celebrity judges picked Stone Friday after meeting with her and finalists Tina ...

Casting call for real women of trucking

| November 28, 2012

The search is on for real women of trucking to pose in front of beautiful show trucks.

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