Overdrive Staff

Sound Choices

A good sound system can make time out on the road more pleasant. Glen English, the store manager of Joplin, Mo.-based 4 State Tr...

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Doing Double Duty – by Kay Bell

A plea for IRL and NASCAR to settle their differences over the biggest weekend in racing Brian and Tony, stop it! Stop it rig...

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Lifestyles of the Odd and Shameless

Dear Carolyn, I'm writing in response to your request to send in odd sights seen from the cab. Like most long-time truckers, there's not mu...

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New Freightliner Powertrain Feature

Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) has introduced the availability of the Vehicle Acceleration Rate Management System (VARMS) and ...

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FLEET INSIDER

West Side Transport names 2008 winner West Side Transport recently named Dave Fleming its 2008 Driver of the Year. Fleming, of...

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Breath of Fresh Air

John Christner trucker Pamela Hoydt's second career sails on a strong wind of freedom Pamela Hoydt, 47, says she's the diffe...

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The Road Ahead

The economic woes of 2008 have burdened the trucking industry into 2009. Some say relief is on its way, but how long will it take? A...

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Living Legend

Richard Petty's Audio Scrapbook It's a name that's been synonymous with NASCAR and winning for more than 50 years. "King" Richard...

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Absence Makes the Teens Grow Weirder

Dear Carolyn, I'm having a hard time with my twin teenage daughters. They are perfect angels when I'm in town, but as soon as I pull...

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Portable GPS

Portable GPS TeleType has released the WorldNav 5100 series portable GPS for truck drivers. This new 5-inch device accommodates drive...

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