Blogs

Not noticing the oddities of life on the road

It's crazy out there, and I love it. Nothing is ever the same, there's always something to look at.

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Low rates, high fuel ’round the world

U.S. trucking is by no means alone today with high-fuel-price, low-rate challenges.

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Video: Stun gun flashlight for truckers

The Tactical Stun Flashlight offers light and protection.

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Where do the trucks sleep at night?

"Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night?" is the first children's book by Brianna Caplan Sayres.

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On the art of waiting tables

Great wait staff are born -- "It’s an art, just like playing the cello."

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Longtime Overdrive Trucking News personality passes

The broadcast world and the trucking community lost a pioneer and innovator Thursday, Aug. 9, with the passing of Larry Shannon.

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Vampire cats and intruder bats

Home time with creatures of the night.

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TruckBytes founding owner-operator: Software ‘still a great deal’

Channel 19 checks back in with independent owner-operator W. Joel Baker, also a National Guard member and creator of the TruckBytes owner-operator software.

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Notes on Hotlanta

Wendy, brielfy moored at home, gets a little commercial company -- not to mention headset-voice -- envy.

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Equipment: Probing sticker shock

Reports from operators show roughly a 30 percent rise in new-tractor pricing between 2006 and 2012 model years. Find out how operators are reacting to that rise -- and some advice -- in supplementary reporting on the No. 5 top challenge to owner-operator businesses.

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