Coming attractions: Show trucks

| July 30, 2010

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. ...

‘No Zone’ redux

| July 28, 2010

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

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

| July 27, 2010

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.

‘Nice mouse, driver’

| July 26, 2010

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 ...

Five decades of trucking

| July 26, 2010

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.

From homeschooled in the cab to Harvard Law

| July 23, 2010

Kerry Anderson may someday be the President of the United States. She's got the educational pedigree, at least, having graduated from Harvard and now contemplating law school -- what's interesting about all this is that according ...

Suvey says DOT’s happy, how ’bout you?

| July 22, 2010

We couldn't help but chuckle here at Overdrive HQ when we saw a particular press release blast from the U.S. Department of Transportation's halls a couple weeks back now. Its title, "Latest Survey Shows DOT ...

A Jazzy Jordan racecar design; more from the run

| July 21, 2010

Since Jasmine "Jazzy" Jordan completed her run across the United States to benefit the St. Christopher Truckers Development & Relief Fund, haulers around the nation have used the internet to send out mini-tributes to her ...

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