Overdrive Extra

A driver’s chance encounter spirals into multi-media coverage

| September 03, 2013

Tim Young wasn't expecting his life to change the day he ran into a woman photographing drivers at an Ontario, Calif., truck stop.

Shooting for 10 mpg and beyond

| September 02, 2013

Detailing the next Kevin Rutherford Signature trucks and trailers utilizing pre-emissions Fitzgerald Glider Kits engine technology among many more features toward max fuel economy.

Mooooo! Pride & Polish winner a dairy delight

| August 29, 2013

Jerry Mies' Pete won Best of Show Working Combo in Overdrive's Pride & Polish at GATS.

The bypass filter advantage

| August 26, 2013

Part 2 in Kevin Rutherford's series on oil-change strategy. While oil analysis gives you the information to handle drain intervals more sensibly, bypass filtration adds another dimension to save money and downtime.

A rare glimpse into the trucking lifestyle

| August 19, 2013

Photographer Kim Reierson's work appears in the book "Eighteen" and Overdrive's new trucker appreciation video.

Victim finds way to locate unnamed trucker hero

| August 08, 2013

Gerry Bisaillon had worked quite a few accident scenes in his years of service with volunteer fire departments. Little did he expect that one pre-dawn January morning he was about to trade places and become ...

Will DVIR relief give you a piece of $1.7 billion?

| August 01, 2013

The new DOT chief, Anthony Fox, to his credit announced a proposed rule this week that would eliminate the requirement for filing a Driver Vehicle Inspection Report when no defects are found with truck or ...

Change thinking, not oil

| July 29, 2013

Using oil analysis can save you money in new oil, oil disposal and overall maintenance -- and can alert you to emerging engine problems.

About Overdrive Extra

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

Overdrive Extra Authors

Max Heine

Max Heine is editorial director of Overdrive. A CDL holder, he ...

James Jaillet

James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him ...

Jack Roberts

Jack Roberts is executive editor for CCJ and equipment editor for ...

Kevin Rutherford

Kevin Rutherford is an accountant, small-fleet owner and the host ...

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