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Taxing our patience — in more ways than one

| April 16, 2014

Weather, taxes... "Mother Nature must have forgotten a few deductions this year, as she seems very angry and wrathful..."

Atlanta-geddon, part two

| February 12, 2014

"Well here we go again. There's an ice storm predicted for the greater Atlanta area, and this time, they've decided to prepare by asking big trucks to avoid the area."

Rising from the frozen planet

| February 02, 2014

Down and out at an Alabama distribution center in the ice -- and how just a little bit of goodwill goes a long, long way.

Truck haters and Mother freakin’ Nature

| January 29, 2014

"Just another day in trucking. A crappy one. But that's OK because it still beats night shift at a nursing home, and we both woke up breathing again. So there's that."

Iced in: Interstates in Atlanta, Birmingham gridlocked due to impassable conditions

| January 29, 2014

Chunks of some major Interstates in Atlanta and Birmingham have been closed or at a standstill for nearly a full day due to snow and ice. Here's road closure information, along with photos from the ...

Blast from the past: Archived Overdrives with snow-covered rigs

| January 28, 2014

In light of another arctic blast impacting much of the country — along with blankets of ice and snow — we thought it a good time to dig through OD archives for a few snow-related ...

Idle highway chit-chat and Elvis in Raburn, Ga.

| January 26, 2014

"We're back to idle chit-chat in the truck. Idle chit-chat is an art, developed by the elders of the tribes and passed down as a method to pass time until the great ship comes to ...

Wonders of technology: Saving a life

| January 11, 2014

Driver Tim Rutledge owes particular features -- vibration, voice-dial -- on his cell phone for his survival after being trapped under his rig in below-zero temps this past week.

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