BP Scare Leads to Changes

Misty Bell | May 01, 2011

If you’ve had a high blood pressure reading, ask your doctor what you can do to get that number down permanently.

Getting Out of the Rut

Jeff Clark | May 01, 2011

Sometimes the best way to achieve a goal is to back off and take a break.

Simplify your record keeping

Kevin Rutherford | May 01, 2011

The owner-operator bookkeeping system I’ve developed is as simple as one can be and generates the best reports possible.

Roadside Attractions

| May 01, 2011

Trucking oddities and interesting features along with Overdrive's Truck Gallery and Channel 19 are featured.

Tornado caught on owner-operators’ webcam

| April 29, 2011

Owner-operators Randy Moyano and Ann Burt (pictured) run in a 1998 Peterbilt pulling a Fontaine RGN with Superior stinger axle for heavy/overdimensional loads, leased to Greentree Transportation. I met the pair a week ago today ...

Electronically controlled unit injector anticipates the future

| April 29, 2011

The 1985 electronically controlled unit injector was ahead of its time in anticipating the reduction of diesel emissions.

Braving the storm — two haulers’ Birmingham tornado stories

| April 29, 2011

"I just spent all day yesterday cleaning up tornado damage," Overdrive Trucker of the Year Dan Heister told me this morning. Heister (pictured) was loaded heading south on I-65 bound for Saginaw, Ala., Wednesday afternoon, when ...

CSA: Compliance plus or safety politics?

| April 28, 2011

Below, a new vid below from my reporting on the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program. But first, a note about the storms that ripped through the Southeast yesterday, with a particularly large tornado moving straight through ...

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