Avoiding irregular tire wear

Kevin Rutherford | March 01, 2012

The solution requires multiple steps, but they reduce tire wear issues, increase longevity and save money

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | March 01, 2012

A trucker joins a national fitness program, a natural born truck driver, a truck makes its film debut, plus Truck Gallery, Channel 19, Calendar events and more industry news items are featured.

Ready to roll but delayed again

| February 29, 2012

Finally we're ready to haul freight again but Diane woke up ill this morning.

Driver conference calls, online radio shows Wed., Thurs.

| February 29, 2012

All Drivers Together hosts Trucker BuddyFirst up, the folks with the All Drivers Together series of conference calls, which have been ongoing with increasing prominence in the months since I reported on them last year, ...

Reuters says Panther Expedited is for sale

Phil Madsen | February 28, 2012

A report that Panther is for sale prompts this overview of the expediting sector of the trucking industry.

Got downtime in central Indy? ‘Steel Ponies’ on exhibit through Aug.

| February 28, 2012

If you have or can schedule downtime in and around Indianapolis in the coming months, there's a neat exhibit for motorcycle enthusiasts and others interested in the history and culture of two-wheeled transportation at the ...

How can I be a healthy trucker?

| February 27, 2012

Dear Carolyn, I really love my trucking job but am worried about the future. I am at least 75 lbs. overweight, have high blood pressure and probably sleep apnea. I try to eat a healthy diet ...

Let the (fuel-mileage) games begin!

| February 27, 2012

When owner-operator Henry Albert proposed that he test speed's effect on fuel mileage on his blog Feb. 22 by dropping his top speed from 65 to 60, he sparked a wellspring of commentary from his ...

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