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Pocket Tools

Todd Dills | July 01, 2011

Dozens of new smart-phone apps can save you money, time and hassles. Best of all, many are free.

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | July 01, 2011

An outlaw is riding into cowboy country, there's a new dame on the Dalton, tornadoes take down some rigs, truckers say not to human freight and other industry news items are featured.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | June 02, 2011

Hours comment deadline extended, lawmakers protest cross-border plan, bill would allow truck safety tax credit, FMCSA issues CDL amendments and other industry news items are featured.

Mexico’s big human-smuggling bust; Truckers Against Trafficking makes industry headway

| May 20, 2011

Technology makes a dent As this photo, released by the Mexican state of Chiapas and making news around the nation yesterday, makes abundantly clear, the issue of human smuggling is a multivalent and complex one. ...

Prize-winning trucking photo, very happy geese at Wyoming TA

| May 19, 2011

In April, Robinson Transport driver Bob McGilvray claimed his second top spot in Truckers News' monthly photo challenge with this shot, "Bedtime at Sideling Hill Plaza," taken on a quiet night at the Sideling Hill ...

Former Willie’s Place reopens as Petro travel center

| May 02, 2011

Before reopening, the site at exit 374 off I-35 underwent a $1.5 million renovation.

TA Petro: ‘For drivers by design’

| April 18, 2011

Last week when I wrote about my brief meet-up with expediters Phil and Diane Madsen, I mentioned the pair's assessment of updated showers at TravelCenters of American locations systemwide, with particularly high marks for the ...

‘Something new every day': Meeting Phil and Diane Madsen

| April 14, 2011

Phil and Diane Madsen haul expedited in this 2006 Volvo with 132-inch ARI sleeper and 16-foot box. Over the past several years, I've called on the pair several different times for perspective on all manner ...

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