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‘A girl named Fred’ and other dog stories

Any driver who’s taken a pet on the road knows how special that bond can be. Read the winning entries from the OverdriveRetro Best Dog Story competition.

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Workhorse antiques to get ‘a little pampering’

OverdriveRetro's mission expands into trucking history at the end of Overdrive's 50th anniversary celebration.

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What a mustard seed of faith can do

Religious faith is the subject of two cover stories, the photos for which are in the photo gallery for covers on OverdriveRetro.

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A receptionist’s memories: Overdrive in Hollywood

Bonnie Robinson remembers Overdrive's staff and offices in the 1970s.

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Love’s opens Bennett, Colo., stop

A Love’s Travel Stop opened at Interstate 70, off Exit 304, in Bennett, Colo. Chester’s Chicken and McDonald’s restaurants operate at the truck stop, which also has 90 truck parking spaces, DEF dispensers at the diesel islands, CAT scales, five showers, a lotto machine and other amenities. A truck tire care center is located behind the travel stop. Commercial drivers will receive double “I Love Rewards” loyalty points on purchases at the new stop through Oct. 15. For ...

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‘Hi, yo, Silver, away!’

Clayton Moore, longtime star of the TV series, "The Lone Ranger," revealed a respect for truckers in a 1972 Overdrive feature.

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1970s-era Overdrive staffer enjoyed storied past

Former Overdrive receptionist, Bonnie Robinson, remembers a storied past at the magazine, whose headquarters were once in Hollywood, Calif.

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Cheers, stars launched the Great American Trucking Show

Randall-Reilly Publishing's first Great American Trucking Show in Dallas had a spirited start in August 12 years ago.

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Lassie come home: Calling all dog stories

OverdriveRetro is sponsoring a reader-submission contest for the doggone best trucking dog stories.

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For the dog days of summer: Doug dog to the rescue

Doug Dog, a canine with his own twitter account, has trucking roots with Overdrive and is a reminder of a pooch's warmth.

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