A memorial to my brother

| May 26, 2014

The story of 1LT James Lyons' death in military combat in Iraq, told in the voice of Wendy Parker's brother, SGT Lehi Benton.

Think you’ve got inspection frustration?

| May 26, 2014

It could be worse: While Overdrive's CSA survey shows continuing concern for deteriorating law-enforcement/driver relations, be thankful you're in America and not Argentina, as a recent case illustrates...

New vid from YTTrucking.com and Texomatic.com’s Tex Crowley

| May 24, 2014

The most recent vid in Tex Crowley's "Life of a Trucker" short-documentary series chronicle Palerider's journey to owner-operator status in a life he loves...

Changing Gear: Updates from Meritor, Hogebuilt, NTN Bower, Daimler, Jost

| May 24, 2014

Meritor Inc. has added optimized axle ratios to its 14X rear-drive axle portfolio to help enhance fuel economy. The company’s14X tandem drive axles with a 2.79 ratio will be available for production in June, and ...

Privacy is a matter of opinion

| May 23, 2014

"Sometimes, life on the road is hard." What happens when a little kid squeezes under your bathroom-stall door and just, well, hangs out...

Talk of broker transaction transparency continues

| May 22, 2014

While skeptical voices were loudest following discussion of a move toward broker-carrier rate transparency, the conversation continues.

Trucking 101

| May 21, 2014

Learning long and hard: "I haven't developed the nerves it takes to play these monkey games. I'm still panicky when the truck isn't rolling."

Is going independent a fading dream?

| May 20, 2014

An Overdrive poll in late 2013 showed half of our readers believe industry changes have made it more difficult to get your operating authority and be profitable.

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