Action-packed memoir about more than broken bones

| February 04, 2011

Hal Needham, stuntman and director of the "Smokey and the Bandit" trilogy, relates career high points in a just-released memoir.

Best jobs of 2011: ‘Truck Driver’ ranks 171st

| February 04, 2011

And that's out of a total 200, listed from "best to worst" by the folks at careercast.com and publicized in a Wall Street Journal piece early in January. They claim to have based their rankings ...

International ocean carriers, truckers, navigate trouble in Egypt

| February 03, 2011

When I made a brief note about unrest brewing over rising food prices and the general employment situation in the North African states of Algeria and Tunisia in my post about the 2008 oil bubble ...

Snow, snow, more snow; making the most of it

| February 02, 2011

A Pilot Flying J stop on I-70 in Warrenton, Mo., is the subject of reporting on National Public Radio today, and I'd bet you can guess the subject matter. Hear audio of the story, which ...

Reports confirm strong freight demand

| February 01, 2011

Three positive reports came in today about the state of trucking (or the economy) at the end of last year. These agree with recent earnings statements from publicly traded truckload carriers, most of which made strong profits in the fourth quarter.

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | February 01, 2011

A review of recent interesting or odd parts of trucking, plus industry data, coming events and a truck gallery.

‘Carhartt Tough’ contest finalists include two truckers

| February 01, 2011

Not exactly long-haul drivers, John Irish from West Allis, Minn., and Bubba Peters from Seattle, Wash., are two of 12 finalists in the national Are You Carhartt Tough? Contest. Voting will continue from today through ...

Your Exercise Routine: Keep it Up!

| February 01, 2011

It’s February, and your New Year’s Resolutions are a faded memory.

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