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‘Move over, Raquel!’

| April 15, 2011

Regina Meredith added glamour, curves and polish to the Dodge Bighorn when she modeled for Chrysler Corp. in the mid 1970s.

‘In one helluva fix’ without truckers

| April 08, 2011

Overdrive's 1972 disc jockey contest highlighted trucking radio hosts, some of whom are still on the air waves.

Schneider National driver exceeds 4 million safe miles

| April 06, 2011

Schneider National Inc., company driver Mark DeSotel was honored for driving 4 million accident-free miles in his nearly 35 years with the fleet, based in Green Bay, Wis. Late last year, he became the third ...

Team dogs: In-cab guardians are appreciated

| March 25, 2011

Truckers dogs share a special trait: As a group, they are deeply appreciated and loved.

Beyond 2000 through a 3D viewer

| March 18, 2011

Overdrive celebrated the millennium's advent with a special 3D issue and viewer in January 2000.

‘Tell ‘em Don Knotts sent you’

| March 11, 2011

Don Knotts, who made the role of Deputy Barney Fife a legend, appeared in a 1970 Dodge Trucks ad in Overdrive.

A produce hauler’s legacy: ‘Best job I ever hated’

| March 01, 2011

Floridian Ed Kimball created a family legacy when he hauled bananas from the Sunshine state in the 1950s.

‘I loved those trucks’

| February 18, 2011

Wreckers, replicas, dumps and small fleets that once garnered monthly Overdrive awards inspired truckers' career choices.

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