Beware: Tasing is imminent

| September 17, 2014

In which Wendy stays home for George's turn to Laredo and back, at which point she is gifted a taser. Look out!

What will a mandatory minimum insurance hike cost an owner-operator?

| September 16, 2014

Liability insurance, particularly for new owner-operator businesses, can rank number one for in fixed costs for an independent without a truck payment -- $10K a year or more for a new business. If you've boosted your total coverage amount from $750K or $1 million upward in recent years, how much more did you subsequently pay in premiums?

Ken Fisher’s Pete 379: ‘I wanted the fire in my truck’

| September 15, 2014

One standout among the 2014 Pride & Polish National Championship Series was Kenneth Fisher’s 1997 Peterbilt 379, with its striking green flame graphics.  “I’ve been a firefighter all my life, so I wanted the fire in ...

Steve Allington: The ‘passionate’ kind of owner-operator

| September 15, 2014

Allington's passion extends through his owner-operator career to his work with the metal band Apnea.

Changing Gear: Kenworth on an upgrade tear

| September 15, 2014

Handling product announcements for OverdriveOnline.com and its print product, I see a slew of gear-related news cross my desk on a daily basis. For the most part, this is all good information worth passing along ...

Setting the mood with CB

| September 14, 2014

It's a tool, not a toy, come on.

Salutes: One young man’s tribute to his trucking family

| September 13, 2014

Aspiring photographer Jodan Loan offers up a great picture of the Three Sisters peaks in Alberta, complete with night truck-lights motion blur, as a sort of tribute to several members of his trucking family.

Twinkle, twinkle little scar

| September 12, 2014

"If you're polite and respectful, people will usually talk to you about pretty much anything, but do yourself a favor and if you're with my Mom, don't stare. You hear me?"

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