Nuggets of wisdom: Don’t forget your shower shoes

| October 18, 2013

"There are a few things I've learned never to be without. Clorox wipes and baby wipes are indispensable, but don't get them mixed up."

A duck in the truck

| October 17, 2013

A duck in the truck! Enter Overdrive's Most Loved Pet contest.

Dining options galore back home yield surprising choice

| October 16, 2013

"For all my moaning about not having a lot of choices on the road, when I do have a choice, I choose something I can get on the road. I don't know if it means I'm just a gripe, or I miss the road so much I need to taste it somehow."

VIDEO: Pit stop at the Charlotte Motor Speedway

| October 15, 2013

I had the opportunity to attend the NASCAR race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway over the weekend, during a personal trip back to my hometown of Rock Hill, S.C., due south of the Queen City, ...

Publicity of shutdown attempt says a lot about the evolution of news

| October 15, 2013

The Ride for the Constitution fiasco of last weekend brings to mind the quote often associated with war reporting: "The first casualty when war comes is truth." That’s  California Sen. Hiram W. Johnson, addressing the ...

My favorite truck? Don’t ask!

| October 15, 2013

The one question I get asked more than any other as a truck journalist is some variation on, “Which truck is your favorite?”  And it’s not just drivers, fleet managers or industry figures who want to ...

Obamacare case analysis: Stick with the wife’s insurance

| October 14, 2013

Owner-operator Michael Wright, of Michigan, runs through health-insurance numbers as he contemplates potential moves in 2014 as the Affordable Care Act gets closer to implementation.

Close quarters and gastric distress

| October 13, 2013

"Sometimes, making friends on the road is hard."

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