Trucking a lifesaver after reform school abuse

| June 30, 2011

Retired trucker John Brodnax joined other former detainees at a Florida reform school in a class-action lawsuit decrying years of abuse.

Mustang’s Trucking at the tattoo parlor

| June 30, 2011

Last time we checked in with Overdrive 2010 Trucker of the Year Mike Crawford it was on the occasion of the death of his longtime trucking companion in his dog, Fred. This time round, Crawford ...

My boyfriend cheated on me

| June 30, 2011

Dear Carolyn, I feel like I've wasted a whole year of my life. I was dating a guy who I thought was the last good guy on earth. We are both truckers and he understood what ...

Broker Trinity Transport seeking best driver nominations

| June 29, 2011

On its website and Facebook page, broker Trinity Transport is seeking nominations for a competition for best truck driver held in conjunction with National Truck Driver Appreciation week, "dedicated to those who spend their days away ...

A trucking Western thriller ends run on Chicago stage

| June 29, 2011

It wasn't exactly going for contemporary industry realism, but it's called "Mother Bear," named for the handle of a leader in a band of not-exactly-savory Utah haulers a young lawyer and "salt man" for an ...

Get your Ice Road Truckers DVDs while the roads remain

| June 28, 2011

Yes, it was only a matter of time, I'd say, before a newspaper in the Great White North did a long feature on the potential impact melting sea ice in the Arctic and changing climate ...

One trucker’s video of April flooding on I-29 in North Dakota

| June 27, 2011

File this one under "Old news" if you like (or under "Don't try this at home" or "Not the greatest decision"), but to get the week started here I thought I'd share a vid from ...

Facebook friends are not enough

| June 27, 2011

Dear Carolyn, I am a pretty lonely guy and can't seem to figure out why. I am a professional truck driver, in good shape and am well read. I also have nearly 600 "friends" on Facebook. What ...

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