An owner-operator’s guide to success

Phil Madsen | January 27, 2012

Here's a book I recommend to all owner-operators and owner-operator wannabees.

‘Monkey gouger’ Jimmy Ardis beats the odds to 4 million safe milesImage Gallery

| January 26, 2012

Owner-operator Jimmy Ardis of Sumter, S.C., leased to Moultrie, Ga.-based Sapp Trucking, learned to drive "in a 1971 International 4070 cabover with a 250 Cummins in it," he says, running to the West Coast and ...

Don't blame trucking!

| January 26, 2012

Dear Carolyn, I was happily married for five years but as it turns out, my wife was not. She never shared that particular tidbit of information in our short time together. As far as I knew, ...

Our impressions of Landstar BCO Appreciation Days

| January 26, 2012

Diane and I attend Landstar BCO Appreciation Days; our impressions.

Trucking fruit in Obama’s energy, manufacturing messages

| January 25, 2012

If you missed last night's State of the Union address, the President followed in predecessors' footsteps by detailing a veritable laundry list of election-year policy initiatives with no small measure of specific requests for the ...

Liking it in Florida

| January 25, 2012

Learning more about our Florida community

Looking forward to BCO Appreciation Days

Phil Madsen | January 24, 2012

BCO Appreciation Days are coming up! We'll be there!

Looking for Mr. Perfect

| January 23, 2012

Dear Carolyn, My best friend thinks I should break up with my boyfriend. She makes good points about all his bad points. But she never mentions anything about his good qualities. I’m starting to wonder about ...

Our Authors

Carolyn Magner

Carolyn Magner is not a professional therapist and her advice is ...

Todd Dills

Todd Dills is Senior Editor of Overdrive magazine and writes from ...

Wendy Parker

Wendy Parker rides with her husband, George Parker, an ...

Max Heine

Max Heine is editorial director of Overdrive and writes regularly ...

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 ...

Dean Smallwood

Dean Smallwood is managing editor of Commercial Carrier Journal ...

Stay Connected

Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.