Life

A driver’s chance encounter spirals into multi-media coverage

Tim Young wasn't expecting his life to change the day he ran into a woman photographing drivers at an Ontario, Calif., truck stop.

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‘Left Lane Gang’ celebrates right in S.C.

Need some ideas for a Labor Day gathering for the ages? Look no farther than the annual whole-pig barbecues of the South Carolina Association of Large Car Operators.

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Driver responds to urban traffic emergency

  Shelly York, driving for ABF Freight System, of Fort Smith, Ark., noticed something fall off the back of a pickup truck while driving through North Little Rock, Ark., on April 5. A moment later, he was startled to discover what was lying in the road. In this illustrated story in Overdrive’s Knight of the Road series, York recounts his response to the incident that earned him a Highway Angel award from the Truckload Carriers Association.    

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VIDEO: Truck racing in Europe

Video of European Class 8 truck racing action from the Czech Republic.

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Low-viscosity oils to be integral in meeting next emissions, mileage targets

Follow news editor James Jaillet on Twitter for live updates from Shell Rotella's tech center in Germany, later in the week including action from a Class 8 truck-racing series.

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Independent hog hauler Maggie Stone named Overdrive’s Most Beautiful

Maggie Stone, an Iowa hog hauler, was named the winner of Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest today at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. Celebrity judges picked Stone Friday after meeting with her and finalists Tina Comer and Libby Clayton. The finalists won trips to Dallas and met with show attendees at the Overdrive booth. Stone will be featured in an Overdrive cover story this year. Overdrive launched the contest last spring to highlight professional women drivers who ...

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VIDEO: Tony Justice plays song from album at GATS

At the TA/Petro booth at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Tony Justice took some time to play an acoustic session for attendees. Check out the video below for one of the songs Justice sang from his 'Off the Road' album.

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VIDEO: Meet the 2013 Ride of Pride memorial truck driver

Chuck Ceccaci tells part of his story thus far piloting the 2013 Freightliner Ride of Pride veterans memorial truck.

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

Trucker Buddy partners with PeopleNet to provide yearly scholarships

Trucker Buddy International announced at the Great American Trucking Show Aug. 23 it has partnered with telematics company PeopleNet to offer scholarships to six high school graduates each year to use for either college or trade school. The scholarships will be $1,000 each. Three will be awarded to the children or dependents of teachers who are part of the Trucker Buddy program and three scholarships will be awarded to children or dependents of truckers in the ...

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VIDEO: Long Haul Survivor raffle rig in ATHS booth

Eldon Jaeger tells the story of the Long Haul Survivor cancer-benefit 2000 Peterbilt 379, being raffled off with a final drawing in May 2014.

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