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Ovedrive Radio: A few podcast apps to get you started

| December 11, 2013

Not sure where to start in getting into podcasts? Here are a few apps for both Android and iOS to help you delve into it.

Don’t try this driving trick at home … or anywhere else

| December 10, 2013

Anyone who’s ever driven on ice knows that helpless moment when you realize you’ve lost control. When that round thing you’re gripping so tightly might as well be a toy. So it’s easy to appreciate the ...

Most important thing I learned this week

| December 06, 2013

CARB's fleet trailer regs, EOBRs, speed limiters, GHG/mpg standards -- all are hitting at more or less the same time; it's going to be a tough economic road near future.

The price of failing to ‘respect’ vehicular power

| December 02, 2013

Reports about the Porsche that Paul Walker was riding in during his fatal weekend accident indicate it is a powerful, "dangerous" car that needs better traction control.

Reg rage

| November 29, 2013

Peeling air-bag warning label = recall of almost 19,000 cars. "Who is the real winner in this whole sorry story? I don’t think it’s the average American."

Where’s the ‘public outcry’ for better roads and bridges?

| November 26, 2013

One primary problem with road and bridge improvements and expansions is that the Highway Trust Fund is going broke.

An old cabover in the country

| November 20, 2013

A friend of mine – a fellow trucking journalist I’m sure some of you know – has been looking for an old cabover tractor to restore for some time now. Not long ago, he reminded ...

These are the most annoying drivers and driving habits

| November 19, 2013

Who are the most annoying drivers? For you, it’s a simple answer: four-wheelers, at least the bad ones. The same question was put to four-wheelers, and their responses were based on relationships. The top three, in ...

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