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Going where others won’t: Owner-operator Jimmy Nevarez

Tara Bullock | November 29, 2013

Nevarez has made a career specialty out of short-haul in Los Angeles, Calif., as an owner-operator in spite of the many naysayers who told him it couldn't be done.

Get your load on! (5th edition)

| November 29, 2013

More stunning -- and novel -- photos of reader loads of recent memory in the latest of this occasional series. Find out how to send in your own here.

Giving thanks: Driver dispatches

| November 28, 2013

We asked, and you told. Here find a round-up of readers' answers to the question "What are you thankful for?" Happy Thanksgiving from all the staff at Overdrive!

What are you thankful for, driver?

| November 25, 2013

As part of a Thanksgiving-related story package, we wanted to share with your driver, owner-operator and small fleet colleagues what others like them are giving thanks for this season.

Slowing down for your fellow driver

| November 25, 2013

A tragic accident at a loading area ended the life of a driver opening his trailer doors last week -- yielding some seeming, but not always so, self-evident wisdom. And: More voices on over-the-road peeves...

Increased federal weight limits: Voices against

| November 19, 2013

Cary Goodman, Dan Gerster weigh in -- no pun intended -- on the notion of increasing federal weight limits to 97,000 lbs. with the addition of a third trailer axle. What do you think?

Drivers need more professional discretion: Voices on the hours changesPodcast

| November 18, 2013

In this Voices-series podcast, operators weigh in further on the hours changes as a House subcommittee hearing looms Nov. 21. Call 530-40-VOICE, 530-408-6423, to weigh on these and other issues.

Bon voyage — a final word on leaving trucking

| November 16, 2013

Thomas Dempsey's farewell to trucking "toward a more stable industry, one that young people will want to enter, and current drivers will choose to stay with, and be proud to do."

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