Overdrive Extra

The all-time greatest trucking songs

| June 24, 2011

What are the top trucking songs of all time? That’s what we want you to tell us. Senior Editor Todd Dills has been soliciting titles through his Channel 19 blog.

Diamonds in your cab

Kevin Rutherford | June 02, 2011

My job allowed me as much as 12 hours a day to learn via audio materials.

These 14 sectors were hopping in May

| June 01, 2011

Manufacturing slowed down last month, but it’s still growing.

A possible windfall for independents

| May 25, 2011

If you’re independent, there could be some real opportunities if your bigger competitors don’t have the capacity – the trucks and drivers – to handle what could be a big influx of freight.

Natural gas gaining tractor traction

| May 20, 2011

Legislation, supported by President Obama and about 190 members of Congress, would accelerate subsidies for natural gas vehicles.

The feds’ favorite remedy: Your tax dollars

| May 13, 2011

The annoying part of the logic behind buying EOBRs for Mexican carriers is how it reflects the paternalism and careless spending so rampant in Washington, D.C.

Others take advantage of fuel surcharge

| May 07, 2011

Surprise, surprise! The $23 flowers deal for Mother’s Day, brought to my attention via email, turned out to exceed $40 by the time I pressed “submit order.” Annoying enough, but one curious element of this ...

Simplify your record keeping

Kevin Rutherford | May 01, 2011

The owner-operator bookkeeping system I’ve developed is as simple as one can be and generates the best reports possible.

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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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