If there is a season for deer strikes out on the highway, State Farm reminds us in a recent analysis of customer data, we're in it -- with the worst of it yet to come. What were the circumstances the last time you hit (or closely missed) a deer on the road?
Even if you had a genuine alien abductor to take you away from that most dreaded stretch of boring highway, it wouldn't matter, according to George: "Tires aren't rated for wormholes, can't run 'em. And I'm pretty sure some of your friends are aliens.”
The latest in Tex Crowley's "Life of a Trucker" series of profile vids features this young driver, who issues a plea to those getting into the industry to work together to restore the respect for each other he feels was much more common when he was growing up.
Missing the lullaby of an idling truck... "If you have insomnia, I highly recommend it, though I doubt an insurance company will pay for a Freightliner as sleep therapy."
Hotshot hauler Jeff Ward crosses a road to nowhere; And mainstream media -- helped along by the Uber ride-sharing service -- works to turn "independent contractor" into a dirty word.
"As I was cleaning this week, I mentioned that if I ever had a dream home built, it would have air hose thingies in every room. And then the redneck light bulb went off in my head...."
Roughly 200 show trucks showed up last weekend to the European truck racing finale in Le Mans, France, including several dozen American-style cabs. Check out some of them here.
Spearheaded by driver Dave Lippert, the both on- and off-line event is intended to honor and remember "all our fellow drivers and families," according to the main online hub for the event on Facebook.
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