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

| August 03, 2012

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

Lizards and idiot four-wheelers

| August 02, 2012

Every person I discuss our travels with asks two questions, ‘Where do you go to the bathroom?’ and ‘Have you seen a Lot Lizard?’

Pay to play on the ice roads of Alaska

| July 31, 2012

Alaska company capitalizes on popularity of Ice Road Truckers reality show with tour packages.

Uncle Pinky won’t admit his guilt

| July 30, 2012

Uncle George is smitten. It’s really sweet to watch the burly trucker melt when she raises her hands for him to pick her up.

Major owner-operator carrier reports record income

| July 27, 2012

That's good news for independent contractors, considering Landstar is the nation's largest owner-operator carrier.

Oil/gas boom in N.D. generates owner-operator opportunities

| July 26, 2012

A report from an NPR listener bemoaned truck traffic in his native Watford City, N.D., associated with the oil boom -- but that boom is proving golden for many owner-operators.

Reader: Repeal FLSA trucking exemption

| July 24, 2012

The following comes by way of owner-operator Joe Ammons, who is looking for assistance with a petition for the U.S. Secretary of Transportation (or Congress) to repeal the trucking exemption to the Fair Labor Standards ...

Diesel exhaust listed by WHO as cancer causing agent

| July 23, 2012

The International Agency for Research on Cancer, part of the World Health Organization, has formally categorized diesel exhaust as cancer-causing but fails to recognize advancements in diesel technology in the developed world.

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