Life

When filmmakers hit the road with 1970s owner-operators

After interviewing drivers at a late 1970s truck show, the film collective Optic Nerve spent six weeks crossing the country to record drivers for a 30-minute documentary.

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“God and God Alone”: Driver-songwriter Paul Marhoefer’s latest

The song has its roots in an accident that destroyed Marhoefer's Western Star in 2001 and nearly killed him, bringing on some tough times for the family. Hear it -- and more from his lately-released EP -- here.

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Trucking industry helps make Wreaths Across America a success

Nearly 300 trucks transported 670,000 remembrance wreaths across the United States to 1,100 veterans' cemeteries as part of Wreaths Across America this year, as Overdrive's sister site Truckers News reports.

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Anthony Johnson presents ‘Crazy four wheeler’

Trucker Anthony Johnson notes he was running southbound in New Jersey on route 55 when the "crazy four wheeler tried to get me to run into the back of them" after passing on the right.

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New Tony Justice album expected in January

Trucker singer-songwriter and Everhart Transportation driver Tony Justice announced in November his third album, "Brothers of the Highway," will release in January 2016.

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The long road for rescue dog transport: Introducing P.E.T.S. LLC

Peterson Express Transport Service was founded by Kyle and Pam Peterson with a distinctly unique purpose for a trucking business -- moving dogs from overcrowded shelters to new homes.

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Wreaths Across America convoy en route to Arlington National Cemetery

The annual Wreaths Across America convoy escort from Harrington, Maine to Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C., began Sunday, Dec. 6 and will conclude Saturday, Dec. 12.

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Medical certification: A cautionary tale

The screws are tightening on truckers' medical certification. Prepare for re-certs: "Have documentation from attending physicians on any diagnosis that may raise a red flag during a DOT physical."

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Looking back — and forward — with Pure Grain to the band’s ‘Truckin Song’ video

"We are grateful of the support and love we have received from the truck drivers who have embraced us over the years." --Pure Grain's Brian DeBruler on the band's first vid, "Truckin Song," reaching 1 million views.

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VIDEO: Stuck under an overpass!

If you are jammed under an overpass, you face financial, legal and employment disaster – not to mention the unending humiliation when your truck pics hit social media.

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