Be careful what you wish for: A Halloween tale

| October 29, 2014

A new fictional tale for a spooky week by Overdrive's Wendy Parker. Sure, Gary was a little overweight, but with the new weight mandates for drivers coming on, his resignation wasn't quite enough to forestall desperate measures...

Show Overdrive photos of your tattoos

| October 29, 2014

Continuing through November, you can take a photo of your tattoo and upload it to the Show Us Your Ink gallery.

Driver helps two young children survive horrific crash

| October 24, 2014

David Ragland has been named the latest Truckload Carriers Association’s Highway Angel for his role in helping two young children survive a bad car crash.

Lumber hauling International 9300 working toward 2 million miles

| October 24, 2014

Minnesota owner-operator Alex Roeder uses his 1999 International 9300 to haul lumber, construction supplies and the occasional oversized load for Gary Kotek Trucking.

Truckers News wants your creepy tales from the road

| October 22, 2014

Overdrive sister site TruckersNews.com is collecting readers' tales of "Haunted Highways" via a new special program.

Hauling the Ebola virus with Dallas hazmat response team and wrecker service

| October 22, 2014

CG Environmental owner Erick McCallum Tuesday, Oct. 21, was hopeful that "we're seeing the end of it coming very soon." The company, with an affiliated wrecker service, has been on the front lines of the Ebola clean-up in Dallas.

Chad Boblett trucks up from nothing

| October 22, 2014

The story of how Marine Corps veteran and onetime company driver Chad Boblett drove his independent business to success shows that, sometimes, the big leap pans out, even in this business.

Is it really depression?

| October 21, 2014

The most important thing to remember about depression is that “it's not all in your head.” If you are having feelings of overpowering sadness that persist for long periods of time, get a tune-up and add some vital nutrients or medications to your daily routine. Don't be afraid to talk about it.

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