Life

New Truckers News site highlights driver lifestyle, recruiting

Overdrive publisher Randall-Reilly this week launched TruckersNews.com, which features lifestyle stories, news, jobs and more.

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Great American Trucking Show starts today: Here’s how to follow the show

The Great American Trucking Show begins at noon Thursday,. Aug. 22. Here's how you can follow the show if you can't make it.

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Ice buckets and wet blankets

Wendy and George take the "ice bucket challenge" for ALS, sending out their own challenges to Overdrive's own Todd Dills, Class 8 stunt racer Mike Ryan and Mike Rowe.

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Werner’s ALS ice-bucket challenge

Derek Leathers, Werner Enterprises president and chief operating officer, took on the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS and issued his own challenge -- to all Werner drivers.

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GATS preview: Ted Bowers’ 2005 Peterbilt 379

Video, photos of Bowers' combo unit, which he'll be showing at GATS -- and a brief follow-up on Animal Aid USA's effort to transport fallen driver Richard Sullivan's dog Bella back home. All systems go!

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The stories behind the music

The sing-off for the Trucker Talent Search will be held at the Red Eye Radio booth in the lobby of the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.

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Crowd-sourcing in a perfect world (And: New vid from Tex Crowley)

More on crowd-sourcing -- how about building a perfect truck stop via reader recommendations? Let's roll....

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Pair of champs, take two: Dan Brubaker’s 2014 389 glider and Wilson trailer

Videos, photos, more: Owner-operator Dan Brubaker's custom 2014 Peterbilt 389 glider and 2015 Wilson Livestock trailer are competing in the Pride & Polish national championship in the Working Combo category.

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

Nissan crowd-sourcing off-road pickup specs — meanwhile, at Big Rig Builder.com…

The skinny on three social-media engagement efforts/contests from BigRigBuilder.com, Nissan and WABCO... Wish you could win an iPad mini? Here's a chance. Chrome, too.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful winner relishes role of hard-working woman in a man’s world

Because of her beauty, strong work ethic and tough-as-nails attitude, Emily Weymouth was named winner of the 2014 Overdrive’s Most Beautiful contest. She receives an expense-paid trip to The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.

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