Caught in a blizzard: Faring when stuck in snow

| August 08, 2013

What happens when the sky parts and a few feet of snow are dumped onto you and your truck in the middle of a run? Here are some tips on getting you and your rig safely through a snowed over earth.

Driving with a partner offers income, lifestyle opportunities

| August 08, 2013

It's no secret why team driving is attractive to the young and ambitious in trucking: income opportunity is high in the right operation. On the flip side, it's also a refuge for second-career empty-nesters looking to enjoy life.

Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist: Maggie Stone

Brett Jaillet | August 07, 2013

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

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.

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