Sleep: A user’s guide

| September 24, 2013

This info piece on the science of sleep also presents an argument against the provision of two 1-5 a.m. periods in any restart codified in the most recent hours of service changes.

The best – and worst – foods to gobble while driving

| September 24, 2013

Let’s hear it for the humble candy bar. A survey from Insure.com finds that it’s the best food to eat while driving. French fries ranked a close second, only one percentage point behind the candy bar. (My ...

More on the HHG miles problem (and kettlebell workouts)

| September 23, 2013

Says owner-operator Jeff Clark: If market forces do not force a sunset on carrier use of the HHG miles system for pay, "we should start demanding it from FMCSA and Congress."

PHOTO: Appreciation and wellness walk yields rainbow view

| September 20, 2013

A rainbow over I-29 caps Truck Driver Appreciation Week at the end of the "Truckers Wellness Walk" in Sioux City, Iowa.

One driver and one emergency load — to flooded Boulder, Colo.

Don Christner | September 20, 2013

Don Christner recounts a recent critical haul to a water treatment facility in Boulder, Colo.

iLuvMyTrucker contest winner is Michael Mick

| September 19, 2013

Lori Tennant's story about her boyfriend has been selected as the first-place winner of Overdrive's truck driver appreciation contest.

5 things members of the general public don’t know about truckers

| September 19, 2013

From typical speed to on-the-road conditions and pay packages, misunderstood elements of the trucking business remain in the dark for many in the general public.

Sylvania 300 continues Cup chase this weekend with attendant spotlight on haulers

| September 18, 2013

The "Hauler Headlights for Safer Nights" initiative from the Sylvania company showcases its premium halogen bulbs at the New Hampshire NASCAR race Sunday, Sept. 22.

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