Toolbox system made in the USA by and for owner-operators

| October 03, 2011

Veteran owner-operator Jeff Zehrer of Minnesota (trucking since 1983) had long known the difficulty of finding the perfect-sized toolbox to fit in his sleeper's side compartment. After 28 years of frustration, he decided to rectify ...

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | October 02, 2011

A trucking addict tells all, differential and transmission oil change intervals, truck nuts, how to get and keep the contract plus truck gallery are among the featured industry news items.

Driver John Irish wins Carhartt sweepstakes

| October 01, 2011

Remember the "Art you Carhartt tough?" sweepstakes? I wrote about the two finalists earlier this year, both of them with some behind-the-wheel experience. John Irish (pictured, middle), the ultimate winner, Carhartt announced, and his wife ...

Don’t sweat the occasional setback

| October 01, 2011

Take a careful approach to beginning a workout routine by first seeing a physician.

Taking the per diem deduction

Kevin Rutherford | October 01, 2011

Knowing the per diem basics will help you navigate the tax labyrinth.

Set short- and long-term goals

| October 01, 2011

October is a great month to start a routine.

Driver’s “beans-and-rice budget” needed in D.C.

| September 30, 2011

Someone who’s experienced his own financial crisis during this period is hot-shot hauler Frank Hagwood.

Workhorse antiques to get ‘a little pampering’

| September 30, 2011

OverdriveRetro's mission expands into trucking history at the end of Overdrive's 50th anniversary celebration.

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