Overdrive Extra

New aid for sleep apnea?

| December 28, 2010

Sleep researchers are testing a new approach to controlling sleep apnea. It involves an implant that would keep the tongue from relaxing so much that it blocks air passages. Inspire Medical Systems plans to test 100 ...

Ghosts of violations past

| December 07, 2010

For owner-operator purposes, CSA 2010 started three years ago. That’s how far back your violations are taken into account.

Electronics makers cranking out freight

| December 01, 2010

ISM says production of computers and other electronics led the way for manufacturing, which continued its rebound in November.

Dollars and Sense

Kevin Rutherford | December 01, 2010

Here is a step-by step approach to guide you through the process of buying a used truck and help you make smart decisions.

The twist in year-end tax planning

| November 09, 2010

If Congress doesn’t extend the tax cuts, in effect raising taxes for 2011, it will make more sense to defer expenses into 2011 and accelerate income into 2010.

Factory growth picks up from September

| November 03, 2010

Cars, computers and exports are leading some of the most recent manufacturing growth, according to the latest report from the Institute for Supply Management. Only two areas (Nonmetallic Mineral Products; Furniture & Related Products) shrunk ...

Dollars and Sense

Kevin Rutherford | November 01, 2010

Here are two key points in shopping for used trucks.

When the Midnight Cowboy changed his name

| October 25, 2010

Renowned trucking DJ Bill Mack hadn’t planned on being a liaison between spouses when he went on the air decades ago, but he learned that when you open the phone line for truckers and their families, you never know what to expect.

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