Life

Video: Freightliner ‘drifts,’ zooms through Pikes Peak race

Stuntman and pro truck racer Mike Ryan takes on the mountains and its hairpin turns in his Freightliner Cascadia.

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Equal partners: Chris Litzinger and Henry Kuperus

Brenny Transportation-leased owner-operators build on a solid friendship in coownership of a Volvo that helps support two growing households.

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Health tip: Keep a food journal

A recent study found that logging what you eat may double the number of pounds you lose, especially if you’re a mindless eater.

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Skin cancer: What you need to know

A general understanding of what to look for and how to prevent it is your best defense in fighting the disease.

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Brake failure! What to do when your rig won’t stop

As the finale to the 10 Worst Case Trucking Scenarios infographic, there's maybe the scariest scenario of them all — braking failure in your truck.

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Tell us about your favorite trucker

Truckers have one of the least appreciated jobs in the economy, and to help remedy that, Overdrive is running a contest to help you show your trucker how much he or she is appreciated.

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Caught in a blizzard: Faring when stuck in snow

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.

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Driving with a partner offers income, lifestyle opportunities

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.

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

Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist: Maggie Stone

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.

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How to maintain control over black ice

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.

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