Life

Bill Weaver’s ‘I’m Rollin’ — advance track from ‘Every Mile I Drive’ record, due soon

Hear an advance track, "I'm Rollin'," from hazmat hauler/singer-songwriter Bill Weaver, of Arkansas. It's part of his forthcoming "Every Mile I Drive" record.

Read More

Rearview: Fighting rail in the name of safety

One of many battles waged by Overdrive in its first 20 years was against the rail industry, including its powerful lobbying arm and its cozy relationship with lawmakers.

Read More

Truck-driving music pioneer Red Simpson dead at 81

Red Simpson, singer-songwriter well-known for such classic trucking songs as "Roll, Truck, Roll" and "(Hello) I'm a Truck" died Friday, January 8, in Bakersfield, Calif. Simpson was 81.

Read More

Trucker named Highway Angel for helping elderly couple

Mack Parks, a truck driver from Wichita Falls, Texas, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for helping an elderly couple when their camper was on fire.

Read More

Aaron Tippin and Tony Justice: ‘Brothers of the Highway’ session report from Nashville

A talk with country-music legend and former trucker Aaron Tippin and rising trucker-singer-songwriter Tony Justice -- straight from their historic vocal collaboration for Justice's new record in Nashville.

Read More

Alabama driver named Highway Angel for helping search for missing baby

An Alabama truck driver has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for searching for a missing baby after the mother’s car wrecked into a creek.

Read More

U.S. Postal Service unveils truck stamp designs

International Harvester, Ford and Chevrolet are among classic pickup truck makers whose models are to be celebrated this year in a special line of postage stamps.

Read More

Another medical certification cautionary tale: Eric Toms’ cancelled CDL privileges

Eric Toms' medical certification lapsed by just one week early in 2015 -- late in the year, when he went to renew his CDL, he found it had been cancelled, without word one from the DMV.

Read More
AD

Video: Paul Marhoefer’s ‘God and God Alone’

The song from trucker-songwriter Marhoefer in part tells the story of a trucking accident that was a near-total-disaster for him and his young family.

Read More

N.C. driver named TCA Highway Angel for second time

Marcus Beam has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for the second time in his professional driving career.

Read More