NASCAR truck series driver Caitlin Shaw honoring truckers going ‘green’

| September 17, 2010

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Caitlin Shaw, pictured, at 21 years old has taken on quite a task that is also something of a promotion and meant specifically to honor the nation's haulers -- ...

Brit newspaper catches hauler unawares, mouth (and hands) full

| September 15, 2010

Yes, the photo is real, the driver moving quickly down the M25, which circles London, and yes, he appears to be eating cereal, using both hands. As Ted Thornill of the Metro free newspaper (available ...

Working the Plan

| September 15, 2010

Some of us can just eat properly and get their exercise as a daily routine. That’s not me. I need a well-defined goal and a plan for how to achieve it. My long-term goal is ...

Small-biz trucker finds his niche with versatility in Battle Creek, Mich.

| September 14, 2010

Jim Wood of Maverick Express in Battle Creek, Mich., was interviewed by the Battle Creek Enquirer newspaper, the talk published in the exceedingly rare (in newspapers) Q&A format. Remarkable results for the trucker, whose boss ...

Congestion diary: And you thought we had it bad. . .

| September 13, 2010

Next time you're sighing or beating your steering wheel over some mammoth traffic jam on your way into Atlanta, Chicago, L.A. or other American city, consider this: Two successive 60-plus-mile traffic jams, some lasting more ...

If you got it, a Russian might have trucked it

| September 10, 2010

Driver demand has been slowly swelling all year. It’s likely to get hotter in 2011, even if the economy only crawls forward in fits and starts. By this time next year, I wouldn’t be surprised if ...

‘Never forget’: 9/11 remembered by owner-operator Dick McCorkle

| September 10, 2010

Perkins Specialized leased owner-operator Dick McCorkle (pictured) was there, or at least within a few miles of there, when jet airliners were flown into the north and south towers of the World Trade Center complex ...

Mountain Biking

| September 10, 2010

A few months ago I went for a ride in Green Bay while waiting for a load. I was following a paved trail and it was a nice ride. The next leg of the trail ...

Our Authors

Wendy Parker

Wendy Parker rides with her husband, George Parker, an ...

Max Heine

Max Heine is editorial director of Overdrive. A CDL holder, he ...

Dean Smallwood

Dean Smallwood is managing editor of Commercial Carrier Journal ...

Jack Roberts

Jack Roberts is executive editor for CCJ and equipment editor for ...

James Jaillet

James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him ...

Todd Dills

Todd Dills is Senior Editor of Overdrive magazine and writes from ...

Carolyn Magner

Carolyn Magner is not a professional therapist and her advice is ...

Stay Connected

Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.