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 ...

Calling all independents; New profile series seeks nominationsImage Gallery

| July 25, 2011

Are you an owner-operator running with your own authority? A two-three-truck fleet owner with a unique approach to trucking success? If you've been following Overdrive Dollars & Sense columnist and radio host Kevin Rutherford's columns ...

Veteran long-hauler uninjured in run-in with 2009 Heisman winner

| July 23, 2011

Lee Roop of the Hunstville (Ala.) Times yesterday reported, fortunately, that long-haul driver Paul Clewis was uninjured and will drive out the remainder of the 2011 season after an attempted right-side pass resulted in disaster ...

Blasts from the past: Bennies and bad checks

| July 22, 2011

Cartoons by Overdrive artist C. Livolsi in the 1960s were hard-hitting satires fused with corny humor.

Landstar sees “continued strength in revenue per load”

| July 22, 2011

If this week’s earnings report from Landstar Systems is any indication, the rest of the year looks good for owner-operators. “I would characterize the overall second quarter freight environment as a little choppy, but moving in ...

Tony’s Convoy for Hope of a cancer cure in Alberta Sunday

| July 22, 2011

The man it's named after wasn't a trucker, as notes Canadian Stouffville (Alberta) Sun-Tribune editor and columnist Jim Mason in the story he wrote about Tony's Convoy for Hope, published July 15. But thanks to ...

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