OTR Digital Tookit: Business, news, lifestyle, locator resources for owner-operators

| April 07, 2014

Our editors have scoured what’s available in terms of websites, online software, smartphone apps, podcasts, email newsletters, social media and blogs and built a list of the top picks for owner-operators.

Wright On: Limestone hauling ’96 Pete 379

| April 04, 2014

Bright Wright, a 23-year-old owner-operator of Montrose, Colo., hauls limestone to coal mines with his ’96 Pete 379. He bought the truck when he was just 19.

FMCSA invalidating med cards issued by Georgia doc, drivers must be reexamined

| April 03, 2014

CDL holders who received medical certification from Dr. Paul Besdansky in Garden City, Ga., must be reexamined and certified by another medical examiner, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced.

Former trucker’s new novel chronicles young driver’s failure

| April 03, 2014

By writer Dave Newman -- who spent a couple years OTR some time ago -- "Two Small Birds" tells the story of Dan Charles, a would-be poet and Walt Whitman devotee on a crash course with OTR trucking.

N.D. driver rescues elderly man after icy wreck

| April 02, 2014

James Mozey of Niagra, N.D., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association after he rescued an elderly man who was pinned in his pickup truck after a crash.

Female trucker contest holds online voting

| April 01, 2014

Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest, which recognizes exceptional female drivers, is holding a round of online audience voting to pare the field down to 10 finalists.

Corvette of trucking: ‘Monterey Red’ 2012 Peterbilt 389

| April 01, 2014

Skip Avara saw a maroon Corvette and couldn’t forget about it, so he decided to paint his 2012 Peterbilt 389 the custom color known as Monterey Red.

Mid-America roundup: Concept truck, driver hero, OEM updates top 2014 show

| March 31, 2014

Though lighter than usual on major announcements, the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., last week still produced some highlights. Here is a roundup of some of the noteworthy and popular items from the show

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