Life

Driver slams tree in the road in heavy snow — Could trucker have prevented it?

Truck driver John Doe was caught in a bad blizzard on a dark road in the middle of South Dakota when he suddenly came up on a fallen tree in the road. He couldn't stop in time to miss it. Could he have prevented the accident?

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Bringing back Overdrive’s Most Beautiful!

Overdrive's Most Beautiful Contest launches on Valentine's Day 2014. Submit your sweetheart.

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Fun at Pedro’s place in S.C.

If you've seen the signs for Pedro's South of the Border and haven't stopped, you should, at least once. If you're with someone cool who doesn't mind taking stupid pictures with fiberglass animals, it's an added bonus.

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Pay and play: ’03 Western Star works in the summer, tours in the winter

Owner-operator Bill Kolias’ 2003 Western Star works hard during the summer, towing throughout New Hampshire. When cool weather arrives, Kolias, his wife and grandson take the truck and camper to Florida for the winter.

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Goodyear names Highway Hero finalists

Four finalists have been named for Goodyear's annual Highway Hero Award, with stories ranging from rescuing a young boy from a fiery car, pulling a man to safety from a fiery crash and over-the-cliff truck and pulling a pickup truck from a pond to save a college student.

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What do cats think of us?

Cats might not be as social with their owners as dogs, but that hasn’t stopped truckers from taking them on the road.

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‘Deadliest Catch’ star Edgar Hansen, country stars Sara Evans, Craig Morgan highlight Red Eye Radio booth at MATS

Red Eye Radio's lobby booth at the Mid-America Trucking Show next month will have on hand Edgar Hansen, one of the stars of the Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" show, along with country stars Sara Evans and Craig Morgan.

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Public ignorant to costs added to goods by trucking regulations: Part 3 of OD spot on Road Dog

Overdrive Executive Editor Jack Roberts said in a radio appearance the public doesn't realize the burden it bears in paying for goods with prices elevated by regulations placed on the trucking industry. Listen to the segment here.

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20 Best Fleets to Drive For based on pay, benefits, career path named by TCA

The Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge announced their annual list of the 20 Best Fleets to Drive For. Here's the list.

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Dallas duo: Finalist Libby Clayton poses with Pride & Polish champ

Austin Ashley’s 2007 Peterbilt 379 serves as the backdrop here for Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Libby Clayton, who drives doubles across the country for Dillard’s department stores.

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