Owner-operators remembering Chance Rogers at GATS

| August 23, 2011

A fixture at truck shows for years with his owner-operator grandfather Jim Rogers, leased to Fikes, young Chance Rogers passed away July 11 after a long battle with bone cancer. Several owner-operators and drivers have ...

Long-haul literary: Former owner-operator’s memoir of the life

| August 20, 2011

Marc Mayfield (pictured) didn’t set out to write a book when, after a lot of college – “some of it was wasted time,” he says -- and several less-than-successful, half-hearted career choices, he jumped into ...

Cheers, stars launched the Great American Trucking Show

| August 18, 2011

Randall-Reilly Publishing's first Great American Trucking Show in Dallas had a spirited start in August 12 years ago.

Phone app for getting around GATS in Dallas next week

| August 18, 2011

If you're saying "Man I sure could have used that last year," I can assure you you're not alone. The new Great American Trucking Show app for various smartphone platforms, put together by the show's ...

The future Lady McCartney’s trucking roots

| August 17, 2011

Did you know the daughter of New England Motor Freight Chairman and CEO Myron Shevell also happens to hold the distinction of being engaged to none other than famous Beatle Sir Paul McCartney? It's true, at ...

Service deal at Midwest Pete dealer promotes safety with savings

| August 16, 2011

If you missed the news yesterday, the network of Peterbilt dealers in Sioux City Truck Sales has jumped in with support of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's “Buckle Up in Your Truck” safety campaign. ...

The Keys Truckers’ ‘Letter to Capitol Hill’

| August 15, 2011

File this one under "modest proposal." Seems Keys Truckers Jan and James (pictured) McCarter are always involved when a nice slab of satire graces the blog here, not to mention good music. In any case, last ...

The most important moment in owner-operator history?

| August 14, 2011

Gearing up for next month here, folks, Overdrive's 50th-anniversary special issue, in which we'll look at owner-operator history, a significant portion of which is contained in the various legislative and regulatory developments that have underpinned the ...

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