Don't get no respect!

| April 08, 2011

Dear Carolyn, I’ve been driving for the same company for two years. Lately, they’ve been treating me badly. Dispatch is rude and the owner of the company has told me several times that he’s not sure ...

‘In one helluva fix’ without truckers

| April 08, 2011

Overdrive's 1972 disc jockey contest highlighted trucking radio hosts, some of whom are still on the air waves.

New Frito Lay trailer wrap supports Women in Trucking

| April 07, 2011

Last week in Louisville, the Women In Trucking Association went for the Guinness World Record again for the largest gathering of female truck drivers with their second annual Salute to the Women Behind the Wheel. ...

Back to the past: $4 diesel returns

| April 06, 2011

Well it's official, folks. The Energy Information Administration's weekly diesel report this week showed the national average with 3 cents of the $4 mark, reaching the highest point yet in the now near nine-month run-up in ...

‘Truck spotting’ takes off in England to industry image benefit

| April 05, 2011

Remember the oft-described "good ol' days" of the 1970s? When truck drivers were portrayed by the movie stars of the day and lionized by the public as hardworking heroes of the American way? The image ...

Outside the truck: Ultrarunner to tame the ice roads

| April 04, 2011

Starting Wednesday, reports the Toronto Sun, ultrarunner Alicja Barahona will attempt a 240-mile round-trip haul between Inuvik, north of the Arctic Circle, and Tuktoyaktuk on the shore of the Arctic Ocean on the ice road that ...

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | April 03, 2011

A live necklace, a chance to win a flatbed, a heroic trucker, striking truck drivers in South Africa and record cargo theft are among the trucking issues featured.

Build a winning team

Kevin Rutherford | April 02, 2011

If you work hard on these relationships and use good business practices, you will have enough money and will benefit from getting help in planning for the big stuff.

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