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.

Pacific, Hayes truck enthusiasts gathering this weekend in B.C.

| July 29, 2011

It's the first-annual Cache Creek Truck Show, a production of the British Columbia-based Hayes and Pacific truck clubs. Truck club member and organizer Wes Bergman, a former off-highway hauler now spending much of his time ...

For the dog days of summer: Doug dog to the rescue

| July 28, 2011

Doug Dog, a canine with his own twitter account, has trucking roots with Overdrive and is a reminder of a pooch's warmth.

Breaker-breaker: Thursday Channel 19 news round-up

| July 28, 2011

Tonight on American Trucker on the Speed Channel: You The third episode of the second season of the American Trucker documentary show on the Speed Channel is called, simply, "Independent." It will explore, well, guess ...

T370 Kenworth hits medium-duty landmark in Quebec plant

| July 27, 2011

A Kenworth T370 was recently recognized as the historic 100,000th medium duty truck produced at the Paccar's Ste-Therese, Quebec, manufacturing plant. The plant, which opened as a brand-new facility in 1999, has clearly been hard ...

Introducing a ‘Truck Drivin’ Mama’ in Annabella Wood

| July 26, 2011

Though she's no longer a "gainfully employed trucker at this point" by her own estimation, Pennsylvania resident Annabella Wood continues to haul in a straight dump truck for a tree service company once a month ...

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