Overdrive Extra

Iowa 80 eatery featured in television series

| September 15, 2012

I always enjoy watching a program on television that fires up the “hey, I’ve been there” electrons in my brain. There’s just something exciting about seeing familiarity on the flat-screen. It’s even better when you ...

Where does MaxxForce transition leave Cat truck?

| September 14, 2012

Navistar’s new approach to meeting 2010 EPA emissions standards, which partly involves Cummins engines and after-treatment, begs the question about Caterpillar’s CT vocational trucks.

What a difference a decade makes

| September 13, 2012

Those of you who’ve been in the business for even 10 years know that a lot has changed.

The hurdles of cash, fees and paperwork

Kevin Rutherford | September 11, 2012

Financial and technical prep -- the work is tedious, so consider using companies that will complete the process for you.

Caught in the crossfire of health regs, discrimination law

| September 10, 2012

The FMCSA and the EEOC are in a small battle over health regulations and equal opportunity.

Road friends through thick and thin

| September 07, 2012

Too many friends to count, but know all can be counted on when needed.

The link between highways and murder

| September 06, 2012

The book tackles a broader subject: the link between murders and the Interstate Highway System.

Hollywood gears up for throwback trucking flick

| August 31, 2012

18 Wheel Butterfly is supposedly a throwback road film that is part Thelma and Louise, part Smokey and the Bandit.

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