Looking good, Michelin man

| March 31, 2012

We didn't realize the Michelin mascot was such an avid consumer of owner-operator news and views before this photo was sent in. In any case, kudos for reading, MM. But too bad he didn't get to ...

Behold the Red Giant — Bryan Dax’s custom 1990 Diamond ReoImage Gallery

| March 30, 2012

Just what is that motorcycle doing in front of Two Rivers, Wis.-based owner-operator Bryan Dax's custom 1990 Diamond Reo "Red Giant?" When I visited with Dax this past week (you may recall his rig from my ...

Newbies: Could you survive events like these?

| March 30, 2012

We have had a dry spell but are OK. Financial reserves are important.

The right attire

| March 30, 2012

I've been working really hard these past few weeks to set aside more time to exercise, and sometimes I have to fit it in between work and church, or other activities. I keep a few ...

Is this a red flag?

| March 30, 2012

Dear Carolyn, I’ve been dating a new guy for about three months now and everything is going well. He’s smart, cute, funny and ambitious. He also owns his own truck and is about to buy two ...

Owner-operator bags Victory Vegas Jackpot bike

| March 29, 2012

  The bike Long Haul Trucking-leased owner-operator Steve Wright is sitting on is a 2012 Victory Vegas Jackpot cycle that was the grand prize in a contest begun by the Albertville, Minn.-based carrier at the Mid-America ...

Zombies!

| March 29, 2012

The reefer dealer that was scheduled to fix our truck blew the chance to do this job.

Check out April issue of Overdrive

| March 28, 2012

Read James Jaillet's great story on the pros and cons of reprogramming your engine in the digital edition of Overdrive.

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