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Option for crowd-sourcing weigh-station status

New Scalechek app provides a directory and alerts for open/closed status of weigh stations across the U.S. and Canada.

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‘Sputter’ hits higher gear in new book

Jeanne Marie Laskas profiles driver Shannon "Sputter" Smith in new book, "Hidden America."

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Rates and pay: Owner-operator challenge No. 4

Based on a survey and Overdrive social media channels, owner-operator challenge No. 4 is low freight rates. Here find partial solutions from owner-operators, fleet representatives and others.

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Owner-Operator of the Month: Brad Chapdelaine

Brad Chapdelaine devotes as much attention to local outreach as he does his bottom line.

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Wendy Parker’s blog: ‘Funniest thing I’ve seen this week!’

Overdrive's newest blogger is turning heads with no-holds-barred wit, refreshing honesty and good humor on her George and Wendy Show blog.

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Meet the expanded Overdrive

Overdrive now incorporates its sister publication, Truckers News, and Overdrive spinoff Custom Rigs.

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Big meetings. Big anxiety. Big ear hair.

I’m not very good at being presentable to important people, they make me nervous and I do ridiculous things when I’m nervous.

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Notes on vacationers and summer attire

Once a year, families insist on renting insanely large vehicles in order to terrorize professional drivers on the road.

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A look at a Mexican hauler’s business

A window into the life and hauling business of a third-generation independent Mexican trucker in 2012, full of extortion, graft, shakedown...

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Hot-button: Job Creation

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