Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | January 05, 2011

An Oreo design hits the spot, drug trafficking, a truck beauty calendar and ride-along pets are among the trucking news items featured.

Going for the gold in 2011

| January 05, 2011

We began celebrating Overdrive’s 50th year of publishing in October, when that milestone year began. Now, starting the calendar year of that golden anniversary, we’re introducing some improvements in the magazine.

Idle-reduction strategy

Kevin Rutherford | January 03, 2011

Understand your habits before choosing the tool to power your downtime.

FFTR Changes Coming Thanks to You

| January 01, 2011

If you’re a regular reader of our health section, you may notice it looks a little different this month.

Personal Tune-up

| January 01, 2011

Carolyn gives advice on resolutions, loneliness, and thinking about another woman.

You Can Control Your Habits

| January 01, 2011

Exercise affects your attitude. Attitude affects everything else.

Skydiving to the ark: A Channel 19 2010 ‘Year in Review’

| December 31, 2010

It's been a banner year for dramatic, contentious, weird and/or humorous trucking news here on the Channel 19 blog. I can't possibly predict how 2010 will be remembered years down the line, but read through ...

Truck Centers Inc.: ‘We have a winner’

| December 30, 2010

Remember the "12 Days of Truck Centers Christmas" sweepstakes I posted on back in late November? Well folks, we have a winner, the Illinois-headquartered dealer network reports. Or "winners," I should say, as the grand ...

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