How to maintain control over black ice

| August 07, 2013

On a cold winter's morning, what are you to do if the road beneath you and your truck suddenly is covered by a thin layer of clear ice? A few tips for handling.

Remembering a husband and hero

Dalene Davies-Smoot | August 07, 2013

According to this account by Dalene Davies-Smoot, Bob Smoot's widow, Smoot, gunned down at work as a small fleet operator, was a true driver's friend and advocate. "Next to his family, Bob loved his drivers and the industry."

Swarmed in the cab: What to do if stung while driving

| August 06, 2013

Even if you're not allergic to stinging insects, a crazed buzzing creature flying around in your cab while aiming to jab you with a needle and inject poison in you while you're driving is scary. Here's how to handle it..

The best and worst from a Southeast out-and-back

| August 06, 2013

A few notes on highway observations between Little Rock, Ark., and Chesterfield, S.C., taking I-40 on the way east and I-20 heading west.

Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist: Tina Comer

| August 06, 2013

Meet Tina Comer, finalist for Overdrive’s Most Beautiful Contest, who will be appearing at the Great American Trucking Show along with finalists Libby Clayton and Maggie Stone.

‘Stealth plane’ haul to Area 51, now declassified

| August 06, 2013

The declassified story of how the Archangel-12 prototype stealth reconnaissance aircraft -- model for the later SR-17 Blackbird -- was hauled to Area 51 from California for testing.

Choking! Handling throat clog while driving

| August 05, 2013

What's a driver to do if suddenly something he or she is eating gets hung up in the throat and prevents breathing? Here are some tips.

Missing Truck Driver Alert Network finds helpful fleet partner

| August 05, 2013

When Kari and Lee Fisher joined the Lightning Logistics fleet, they found no small measure of support from fleet co-owner Joe Hammerslough and others there.

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