Understanding those happy expedite carrier CEOs

| March 15, 2012

Why are those expedite carrier CEO's so happy? I interviewed some of them to find out.

Overdrive trucks to NYC today

| March 15, 2012

Overdrive editor Max Heine and I are doing a little air-trucking this afternoon to NYC for the Jesse H. Neal awards banquet put on by American Business Media. My two-part feature on the Compliance, Safety, ...

Dinner with a seasoned expediter and new friend

| March 14, 2012

We met and expediter today who told us a bit of expediting history

‘Outcast Kustoms’ TV show to debut March 26

| March 14, 2012

If you give a look at the March 26 schedule on Discovery's Velocity Channel website you'll find a listing that may well ring a bell or two for the custom-truck enthusiasts among you. Listed at ...

Our truck and its payload

| March 13, 2012

We had a rare heavy load on our truck today, heavy for us that is.

Former operator’s novel immortalizes trail-blazing independents

| March 13, 2012

Fred Afflerbach didn’t set out to launch a trucking career when he took a job working for a Bekins Van Lines-affiliated moving company in Austin, Texas, in high school in the 1970s. He caught the ...

Truck parking issues

| March 12, 2012

Truck parking is always an issue and more so with our present carrier that prohibits truck parking on the street.

Evel Knievel’s driver and the 1973 Overdrive interview

| March 12, 2012

Unearthing the history behind Evel Knievel's 1970s touring operation with former driver Mike Draper. Bonus: Videos of the old Mack haul rig, currently undergoing restoration.

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