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Snazzy Rides

DREAM COME TRUE Paul and Melissa Hayden remodeled their 1988 Peterbilt 379 in 2001, changing its pale blue to a viper red with ...

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What would you do if you won the lottery?

FRANK BROUSSARD Baton Rouge, La. Swift Transportation "I'd take care of my family and friends - all the ones who have bee...

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The Sleep That Kills

In 1995, Timothy Douglas, 40, fell asleep at the wheel of his rig and hit a pickup truck carrying 14 people, killing seven. A few month...

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Reaching for the Stars

The eternal mystery of outer space loomed especially large in the early years of the U.S. space agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Adm...

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O/O February 2003

February 2003 Would you like to be our Trucker of the Year? Well, you have to be Trucker of the Month first, so e-mail Overdri...

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Used Trucks: Checklist and Inspection Diagram

We've created a buying checklist and a detailed diagram for you to take along with you when you're shopping for a used truck. To s...

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The Candymen Can

Trucker Wayne Lamberty would prefer to go by his longtime CB handle: "Two Birds." But everyone, from waitresses at truckstops to childre...

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Pride Inside

David Geer, standing by his 1998 Peterbilt, Marooned, chokes back tears. He talks about his grandson Dominick Geer, who has leukemia and lives...

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

More Than Skin Deep

While others use machines, creams, lotions and elbow grease to do the job, Monty Casteel does what plenty of hard-working owner-operators do d...

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Smooth Sailing

Improper oil drain intervals can be the cause of turbo bearing trouble. While most owner-operators change oil more frequently than engin...

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