Report: Open road is gone as modern trucker grapples with hours rules, e-logs and parking shortages

| November 14, 2013

A Wall Street Journal report says a "confusing tangle of rules" and a myriad of devices like electronic logs and speed limiters are dampening not only the industry's efficiency but the will of those who are and want to be truck drivers.

Chevy pickup turns corner, slams truck’s trailer — Could trucker have prevented it?

| November 12, 2013

Truck driver John Doe was waiting to be unloaded when a pickup roared around the corner of the restaurant and smashed into his trailer’s ICC bar. Was this a preventable accident?

Cast your ballot: Voting for Overdrive’s Most Loved Pet contest begins

| November 12, 2013

Voting for the Overdrive's Most Loved Pet contest began Monday, Nov. 4, and will run until Nov. 30. More than 160 pets were entered into the contest, including dogs, cats, macaws, a rabbit, a capuchin and even a duck.

Best Christmas song ever?

| November 12, 2013

The potentials are many, from "I'll be home for Christmas" to "You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch" -- tell us yours toward building a top 10 list to put up for a vote this season. . .

Goodyear looking for Highway Hero nominations

| November 07, 2013

Goodyear is accepting until Nov. 29 nominations for its annual Highway Hero Award, which honors truck drivers who put themselves in harm's way to help others.

PHOTO: Mack Pinnacle loaded with the Capitol Christmas tree

| November 07, 2013

The 2013 U.S. Capitol Christmas tree was harvested from the Colville National Forest in Washington State to begin its multi-state trek to Washington, D.C.

Pre-diabetic diagnosis births an Ironman

Tara Bullock | November 06, 2013

Mercer-leased owner-operator Wesley Wilson lost 100 pounds toward a quest to complete the Lake Placid Ironman race.

Tough health care choicesPodcast

| November 01, 2013

Owner-operators weigh penalties vs. costs of private insurance or Obamacare exchange policies. Some have found plenty of potholes on the road to accessing benefits under the health care law thus far.

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