Life

‘Restart’ hits the mainstream; rhyming couplets for the road

As with Anne Ferro's now-infamous blog post about the Congressional efforts relative to the restart, NPR's report on hours makes it sound like an attack on the entire rule is at issue.

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Checking in with Alex Debogorski: Ice Road Truckers season 8 premieres this summer

Season 9 of the History Channel's Ice Road Truckers franchise will debut this summer; Overdrive's exclusive interview with Alex Debogorski here.

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Trainer James on trucking: ‘It’s a hard life’

The latest in YTTrucking.com's Tex Crowley's Life of a Trucker video series.

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Finalist Anna Sosnina: ‘Respect everyone. There is no room for an attitude’

Sosnina never planned to be a truck driver; she saw an ad for trucking driving school, enrolled in it and loved it.

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Reader: Truck drivers essential to American way of life

This letter and salute to the American driver came in from Elberta Bocock, administrator of a Facebook page that is itself something of a salute.

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Driver braves 14-degree temps to help family in bad crash

Robert Sutton, a driver out of Meridian, Idaho, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association after he came to the aid of a family of four that had been involved in a crash on an icy road.

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Finalist Michele Pruitt: ‘I think beauty is within’

Pruitt is a self-described “country girl.” She’s usually found wearing her boots, hats and jeans.

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Eating my way South

What happens after a night of boiled peanuts, hush puppies and crab legs drenched in butter -- when you're supposed to be on a weight-loss program...

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Flying OTR with owner-operator Joe Czmiel

Introducing owner-operator Joe Czmiel's FlyOTR.com, offering 12-by-18-inch flags meant to fly from the lock bars on van doors.

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Finalist Kimberly Myers: ‘I am always looking for new challenges’

Myers says she came into trucking later in life, and she is proud of herself and who she has become.

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