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No More Goodbyes

Editor's note: "No More Goodbyes" is the third-place winner in the 2008 Truckers News Mark Twain Essay Contest. By B...

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Truck Parking

Carl Savage had planned to celebrate the birth of twin grandchildren this spring. But before they were born, he mourned the death of their...

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Truck Gallery

Work in progress Owner-operator David Nugent, of Drummonds, Tenn., hauls asphalt in his 1997 Peterbilt 379 extended hood from Chicag...

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Speakout – June 2009

Send a letter to the editor of Overdrive: E-mail Overdrive editor The choices between job and ...

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Renewed retreads

The same research and development that keeps new tires ever more durable and fuel-efficient is being introduced to retreads more quickly than ...

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Pulse – June 2009

Karl Marx prophesied that capitalism would be swept into the "ashcan of history." To hear some tell it, owner-operators are already in the d...

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MarketPlace

Crane dolly The redesigned Aspen 40-Ton 5-axle crane dolly features a moving carriage, both vertical and lateral greasable rollers and...

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LogBook

Industry debates bigger trucks The battle over whether federal laws should expand truck weights and lengths or keep the present limita...

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Fleet Focus – June 2009

Greatwide selects Owner-Operator of the Year Greatwide Dedicated Transport selected Artie Fry as its 2008 Owner-Operator of the Year...

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Gauges – June 2009

Diesel Prices National average: $2.22 Diesel prices at mid-May hovered at lows last recorded four years ago. Fuel is expected...

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