Climbing in part to raise awareness and money for the Truckers Against Trafficking organization, Hopkins was within "2,800 vertical feet" of the Argentinean summit, at an altitude of 20,000 feet, he says, when he and another climber in his party made the decision to turn back.
“If you have time for Facebook, you have time to work out.” -- Such is the motto of driver Bettina Cameron's "Losing it" Facebook page, where she shares tips, inspiration and her own story of weight loss through lifestyle change.
Following driver Art Huntley on his course of natural bodybuilding to lose weight and get in shape.
A rule that would implement a driver database detailing drivers' history of failed drug and alcohol test has been approved by the White House. The rule mandating the use of electronic logging devices still hasn't been cleared.
Owner-operator Matt Hopkins is taking a few weeks off from his regular cattle runs to climb Mount Aconcagua in Argentina, partly a benefit effort for TAT.
Driver Cameron's new Facebook page is dedicated to sharing her story -- she's lost 75 pounds while driving over-the-road in just a year -- to inspire others. Also: More on the New Entrant testing rulemaking under way.
In 1996, Tamarack was opened by the West Virginia Parkways Authority at the Beckley Service Plaza on I-64 as an economic development project.
Checking in with Overdrive 2004 Trucker of the Year Mike Curle -- on recent additions to his toolkit for success.
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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