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| September 22, 2012

Vehicle personalization is human nature, but why in the world people feel compelled to tell the entire world their preference in eyewear and portable beverage refrigeration systems...

Check out these videos and more

| September 21, 2012

Got a little extra time on your hands at the truck stop and looking for something to watch? Overdrive has a cache of free trucking-related videos covering a wide-range of interests. If you are interested in ...

New independents, be forewarned

| September 20, 2012

If FMCSA finds any deficiency, the new entrant has only 15 days to submit a plan of correction, not up to 60 days, as used to be allowed.

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.

About Overdrive Extra

Overdrive Extra is a continuing blog on a wide-range of trucking-related topics brought to you by various Overdrive editors.

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