Top of his game: Leland Martin in Truckers News this month

| January 05, 2012

I had the pleasure of interviewing and writing about Leland Martin for this month's issue of Truckers News, available here. Among today’s trucking troubadours, with a new record out in large part inspired by his ...

What it takes: Contractors Cargo hauls B-1 bomber body

| January 04, 2012

“We transport all kinds of things, from construction equipment, petro-chemical equipment – even wind turbines," says 84-year-old Jerry Wheeler, owner of the Compton, Calif.-based Contractors Cargo heavy-haul fleet. "And then we do the not-so-ordinary. We’ve ...

New year, old troubles

| January 03, 2012

  Dear Carolyn, I’m not any further into my goal toward becoming a better person than I was this time last year. I’ve got my resolution list all written and taped to my dashboard. But I don’t ...

2011 closes strong as clothing leads December factory growth

| January 03, 2012

The monthly report on factory activity from the Institute for Supply Management shows a little increase in manufacturing for December.

Stiff wind to pay the toll: The 2011 Channel 19 year in review

| January 01, 2012

What better way to start the new year than with a look back on the previous? I did it last year, after all, so let's make it a tradition, how bout? The Chinese Year of the ...

How to do a fuel-saving test

Kevin Rutherford | January 01, 2012

Though it can be labor-intensive, developing your own testing methods to improve fuel mileage pays off.

Healthy Obsession

Kathleen Buccleugh | January 01, 2012

Our new website, http://www.Truckers4aGoal.com, is a place you can read about other drivers (such as Richie Nehrings, whose story is on page 18), get health tips, see information about common health concerns and discuss with others your health goals for 2012.

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | January 01, 2012

Stowaways are caught, Overdrive has a young fan, how to prevent joint pain, freight rates are holding and other industry oddities and news items are featured along with Truck Gallery.

Our Authors

Jack Roberts

Jack Roberts is executive editor for CCJ and equipment editor for ...

Todd Dills

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

Dean Smallwood

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

Carolyn Magner

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

James Jaillet

James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him ...

Wendy Parker

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

Max Heine

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

Stay Connected

Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.