Trainer James on trucking: ‘It’s a hard life’

| June 12, 2014

The latest in YTTrucking.com's Tex Crowley's Life of a Trucker video series.

It finally happened

| June 11, 2014

Wendy on the recent accident in North Carolina, where she and George were rear-ended: "I keep telling him only one wreck in driving (all kinds of vehicles) for 29 years is a fine run."

Voices on the call for FMCSA head to resign

| June 10, 2014

Was OOIDA's move the right one -- or is the "be careful what you ask for, you just might get it" adage an appropriate consideration? More views here on the org's call for Anne Ferro to resign.

Spec’ing an inverter – and other quickie video tips

| June 09, 2014

Overdrive's 30-second-vid series stems from the notion that "Money flows from knowledge." The more you know about your truck – and the separate systems that all must work together to make a cross-country trip both successful and profitable -- the better off you’re going to be.

Changing Gear: High-tech solutions from TruckersBooks, Continental, TMC

| June 09, 2014

Well, in this ever-changing world in which we live, the latest technology breakthroughs come fast and furious. In the trucking world, the latest hardware and software can help make drivers even more efficient and productive. ...

Eating my way South

| June 08, 2014

What happens after a night of boiled peanuts, hush puppies and crab legs drenched in butter -- when you're supposed to be on a weight-loss program...

Flying OTR with owner-operator Joe Czmiel

| June 06, 2014

Introducing owner-operator Joe Czmiel's FlyOTR.com, offering 12-by-18-inch flags meant to fly from the lock bars on van doors.

Who says truckers can’t agree?

| June 06, 2014

In the wake of the scandal over the Maxim ad, Wendy says, "let congress know how much of a target the trucking industry will be if the insurance minimums are raised from $750,000 to $4 million," as some have proposed.

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