trucking

Craig Ryan’s 1965 International CO4000: Lookback photos, more

Craig Ryan gives a personal account of his brief time trucking leased to Dart and otherwise hauling bees in the 70s and shares photos of his 1965 International CO4000 cabover.

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Crybabies need not apply

Wendy on her personal trucking journey: "This is a rule that's been hammered into my head since I started out on this weird little journey, three years ago."

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Overdrive’s CSA exposé wins a top journalism award

Overdrive won the Grand Neal Award for its series of stories and interactive website on the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program.

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New ‘Truckers for Hope’ initiative to benefit St. Jude

Organizer Chris Dowdy is requesting drivers to mail in printed pictures/bios to present to children at the hospital during the April 25 outreach visit.

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Vote for Overdrive’s Most Beautiful

                     Quote of the Day “She is my saving grace, my best friend, my wife and the Most Beautiful Woman in Trucking, inside and outside!” (about contestant, Angie Carter) We are only a week into the voting for Overdrive’s Most Beautiful and I have been amazed by the response. Nearly 2,000 people have voted and the numbers continue to climb. Back when we first kicked around the ...

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Putting agency heads in trucks makes good sense

It makes sense that if someone is going to regulate the trucking industry, he or she should get real-world experience by spending time riding in a tractor-trailer.

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Signs of the times: Study says digital billboards distracting

The study, conducted by researchers at the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute, concluded that drivers looked at digital billboards significantly longer than they did at other signs on the same stretch of road,

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Odd, but effective: Negotiate doctor visit prices

Try negotiating the cost of your doctor visits.Insurance companies do it. There's no reason you shouldn't be able to.

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Meritor demos SMARTandem, expects growth in 6×2 axles

Meritor anticipates the demand for 6x2 packages will increase about 15 percent in the next five years.

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Recycled oil offers nice shade of green

  “Crude is crap,” proclaimed one member of our group Thursday, Nov. 15  as myself and other media participants toured the Safety-Kleen oil re-refinery facility in East Chicago, Ind. No, he is not opposed to crude oil itself. He was simplifying a point he makes whenever he encounters opinions that are biased against using recycled oil. Basically, used oil before it is re-refined is actually cleaner than crude oil, the base for making virgin oil. “What ...

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