The technology for air-to-air coolers and auxilliary power units was invaluable for making cleaner running engines and saving fuel.
Owner-operator Gordon Alkire recalls an era when the knights of the road, he says, were treated like royalty.
OverdriveRetro.com is gradually creating an online truckers' community of drivers who enjoy recalling careers they loved.
Readers still remember Overdrive's January 1980 12-month calendar of trucks, which ranged from modern to antique, American to European.
Mack truck book author Harvey Eckart and others weigh in on the correct identification of a MackR-600.
The pink Lincoln Toe Truck, featured in Overdrive's July 2000 Channel 19, now resides in a museum's Hall of Icons and Eye Candy.
Oversize hauler Doug Beutler recalls how his love of trucking took off behind the steering wheel of a 1978 Kenworth.
The Holy Grail of Dodge Bighorns, Chrysler's 1973 prototype show truck, eventually made its way to a collector long known as Mr. Bighorn.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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