3 keys to expansion

Kevin Rutherford | August 05, 2011

Focus on the business model and the day-to-day operations of your trucking company in three major areas.

Results: The top 10 trucking songs of all time

| August 04, 2011

We asked, you told, then voted. Here are the results, with links to download an mp3 via Amazon, where available.

Separating water vapor from oil

| August 03, 2011

If you have technical trucking questions, let us know. Our equipment editor, John Baxter, will do his best to answer. Here's a recent exchange: Q. Why have people not looked into this device known as the ...

‘Truck nuts’ in litigious fire in South Carolina

| August 03, 2011

So-called "truck nuts" or "truck nutz," fake bull testicles that are available for purchase in all colors of the rainbow (including with a chrome finish), are a common sight hanging on the ball hitches of ...

Long-haul swimmer adds running, biking to his competitive repertoire

| August 02, 2011

Siphiwe Baleka (pictured), whom you will remember as the Prime-leased owner-operator who competed and walked away with a couple titles in the U.S. Masters National Swimming championships I wrote about in May, has made headlines ...

How to save fuel: ‘Fix the roads!’ researchers say

| August 01, 2011

We all know the tire makers have done their due in improving truck-tire rolling resistance in recent years to help operators save fuel with tire choices. Two Auburn University researchers say it’s time for the ...

Healthy Pursuits at GATS

| August 01, 2011

This year’s Great American Trucking Show Aug. 25-27 will have more health activities than any other truck show to date.

Normal intervals for fluid changes

| July 29, 2011

We’re going to start sharing this Overdrive Extra space with John’s advice to readers who have equipment questions.

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