What makes a trucker a hero?

| July 17, 2013

Getting up each day and going to work to take care of a family is a big step in that direction, says writer Kevin Jones, but here are five points that to him make a trucker-hero.

How much toilet paper? Iowa 80 funny facts illustrated

| July 17, 2013

An infographic published recently details just that, along with how much coffee is consumed at the Walcott, Iowa, ruck stop and how many eggs are eaten there, too.

Things you should know about heart attacks

| July 17, 2013

Several risk factors you may not have been aware of, from respiratory infections in those with ongoing heart disease to long-term stress of dense traffic.

Driver saves child who fell out of pickup bed

| July 16, 2013

Shelly York of North Little Rock, Ark., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for his efforts in rescuing a boy who had fallen out of the back of a pickup truck.

Health tip: Lean protien

| July 15, 2013

Eat lean protein for dinner to prevent eating late-night snacks.

Less is more: James Churchill’s ’03 Kenworth

| July 12, 2013

Independent James Churchill, of Vancouver, B.C., hauls bulk commodities like grain, fertilizer and aggregates with his 2003 Kenworth W900L.

Robotic trucks set to push drivers out of a job?

| July 11, 2013

According to some analysts, it could make good financial sense to fleets to switch early to self-driving trucks.

Top 3 beauties chosen in Overdrive contest

| July 10, 2013

Three female drivers — Libby Clayton, Tina Comer and Maggie Stone — have been selected as the winners of Overdrive’s Most Beautiful contest.

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