Be careful throwing chucks in your storage box, particularly if spray lubricants are in there... "Sometimes, you do something stupid. It just happens..."
On bright spot in the special about the FBI's Highway Serial Killings Initiative is that it delved farther into on-highway crime -- that against truckers, and trucking advocates' efforts to tamp down human trafficking.
"Sometimes, being healthy on the road is more dangerous than you'd think."
The most common lighting-related violation -- top 20 states for "Inoperative required lamp" prevalence ranked here -- may be basis for a DataQ challenge if the light is not required by regulation.
The bond between truckers of all stripes is real. It was reinforced for Wendy recently when a nephew went missing and she put the word out to drivers through social media.
A look behind the scenes of a recording session with Tony Justice at Ocean Way in Nashville -- and Michael Massaia's photography series "Seeing the Black Dog" documents long-haul trucks at rest areas for the night.
"I should destroy all of my notes, because if anyone got hold of them, they'd surely think I was nuts, and possibly dangerous."
This infographic from the Florida Institute of Technology shows the potential future of raw materials hauling -- from mines on the moon and asteroids...
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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