Live load visibility with a simple, free smartphone app

| August 24, 2011

Owner-operators, there's been no shortage of talk about the profusion of truck-tracking devices and the relative problems they could cause, given ongoing hours-of-service/EOBR issues and discussions. But the simple fact of the matter is that ...

1970s-era Overdrive staffer enjoyed storied past

| August 24, 2011

Former Overdrive receptionist, Bonnie Robinson, remembers a storied past at the magazine, whose headquarters were once in Hollywood, Calif.

Driver loses vital organ at Kentucky hospital

| August 24, 2011

Trucker Philip Seaton is locked in a battle with a Kentucky doctor whom it appears may be attempting to cover his tracks after amputating Seaton's penis after finding cancer during a routine circumcision-type procedure to ...

What’s going on with owner-operator pay

| August 23, 2011

Got a hour to spare? That's all it would take to watch and listen to the webinar we did last week with Gordon Klemp on driver compensation. Klemp, head of the National Transportation Institute, has spent ...

From a left-coast operator on the Virginia quake

| August 23, 2011

Thought I'd share a brief item related to the 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered between Charlottesville and Richmond, Va., and felt up and down the East Coast (including in my mother's office as far South as ...

Tips for the Big Rig Run, TSG Walk

| August 23, 2011

So you’re going to do the Big Rig Run in Dallas! Here is some practical advice for you to consider before you lace up your running shoes as well as the layout of the event itself. It’s ...

Owner-operators remembering Chance Rogers at GATS

| August 23, 2011

A fixture at truck shows for years with his owner-operator grandfather Jim Rogers, leased to Fikes, young Chance Rogers passed away July 11 after a long battle with bone cancer. Several owner-operators and drivers have ...

Long-haul literary: Former owner-operator’s memoir of the life

| August 20, 2011

Marc Mayfield (pictured) didn’t set out to write a book when, after a lot of college – “some of it was wasted time,” he says -- and several less-than-successful, half-hearted career choices, he jumped into ...

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