Charlie Daniels: “We’re coming to rock ‘em” at Charlotte show

| September 16, 2011

Charlie Daniels has been at making music for a half-century and then some, and he's still going strong. He turns 75 next month, and earlier this year he released a new track in "Let 'Em ...

A receptionist’s memories: Overdrive in Hollywood

| September 16, 2011

Bonnie Robinson remembers Overdrive's staff and offices in the 1970s.

R&L driver Sam Spradlin runs for Congress in Illinois

| September 15, 2011

Sam Spradlin (pictured), driver on a pickup-and-delivery route for R&L Carriers, is taking some time off this month, but it's no vacation. He's gathering signatures needed to file to include himself on the ballot in the ...

New technology: Hydrogen-injection for fuel mileage boost

| September 14, 2011

A Q&A in the Richmond (Virginia) BizSense magazine published Monday revealed an interesting new technology coming into the trucking world. Related to the hydrogen fuel-cell idea, the technology has been created by Marz Industries of ...

Overdrive’s Lucinda Coulter on Big Al’s show this week

| September 13, 2011

Tune into Big Al Weekley's Dipatch Me Home Radio streaming broadcast this week for an interview with Overdrive Managing Editor Lucinda Coulter about the magazine's 50th anniversary special coverage and her place in it. A ...

After 50 years, truly independent

| September 12, 2011

The important thing is that the owner-operator has come into his own as a legitimate self-employed business owner able to deal with such opposition.

‘Where’s the love’ for truckers? Dr. Love has the answer

| September 12, 2011

Or at least he knows where it's not: I-55 South into Hammond, La., from the No. 46 milemarker about 15 miles to I-12 (much smoother). Dr. Love, or truck driver B.G. Love, takes online viewers ...

Remembering 9/11 as anniversary approaches: A trucker’s story from ground zero

| September 09, 2011

This month's issue of Truckers News commemorates the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a look at how the trucking business has changed as a result of the disaster. The areas impacted largely include ...

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