Blogs

Truckin’ runners

Truckin’ Runners is a Facebook group with a goal of helping people in the industry improve their health.

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Meeting Lily

Lily, an owner-operator leased to Forward Air, is part of the Trucking Health Solutions Group, which helped put on the health walk at our Great West Truck Show and will again be hosting a walk this month at GATS in Dallas.

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It’s Not ‘They Do’

Carolyn give advice on Vegas style nuptials, child abuse survivors and stupid people.

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Channel 19

A dose of trucking humor, oddities and coverage in the media.

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Dollars and Sense

These steps will prepare you well for getting the critical information you need to make a wise decision.

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Coming attractions: Show trucks

The biggest venue for Pride & Polish, produced now by Overdrive’s Custom Rigs, is coming in less than a month. It’s the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Aug. 26-28. This show always draws great rigs. You can view a quick sampling from the 2009 show in a music video on Overdrive’s video player. There are also truck videos from the last two Great West Truck Shows, another Pride & Polish venue. Check our recent story for ...

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‘No Zone’ redux

A look at one of the "No Zone" safe-driving advocacy trailers.

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Con-way Truckload driver pens ‘Semi Aware’ book for teen drivers

But it's not just for teens, Toby Bogard says. The Crossville, Tenn., resident and seven-year Con-way Truckload company driver hopes all drivers can get something out of the Semi Aware book.

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

‘Nice mouse, driver’

The folks at Avant Garde Gifts, LLC, offer the MotorMouse, a computer mouse of wireless design and in varying colors -- and that looks like a sports car, as you can see (that the Porsche 911 you recognize). As company reps have it, it might well be a "great gift" for car lovers at Christmastime or for a birthday, is "perfect for the office or at-home use, and it's a guaranteed conversation starter." Indeed: imagine the ...

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Five decades of trucking

Overdrive has a big anniversary next year – its 50th. You can e-mail your reflections about trucking to me at mheine@rrpub.com or send them to Overdrive, P.O. Box 3187, Tuscaloosa, AL 35403.

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