Carolyn MagnerCarolyn Magner is director of content marketing services and covers special topics for Overdrive. Email Carolyn at firstname.lastname@example.orgLifeInside help: Fellow truckers offer comfort, resources to help prevent suicideA growing number of truckers are helping distressed drivers by sharing their own experiences and encouraging those in crisis to hang on and get help.September 26, 2018LifeSikhism at a glance: A religion transportedOutlining basic tenants of the Sikh religion, with roots in 15th-century India.February 9, 2018LifePath to prosperity: Overdrive’s Most Beautiful winner spreads the word of how trucking served as her ticket to the good lifeFor Klang, the honor of being named Overdrive’s Most Beautiful is a chance to further improve trucking’s image — something she dedicates herself and her career to.July 3, 2017HomePath to prosperity: Overdrive’s Most Beautiful winner spreads the word of how trucking served as her ticket to the good lifeMore than a dozen wide-eyed Girl Scouts take turns climbing aboard Stephanie Klang’s Kenworth T680. They are enthralled by its size and the trucker showing them how to pull the air horn. “She’s pretty,” whispers one of the 6-year-olds gathered around the 2017 Overdrive’s Most Beautiful, a company driver for Joplin, Missouri-based CFI. “And nice,” […]June 29, 2017Overdrive ExtraOverdrive’s Most Beautiful winner a mentor for young women, girlsTrucker Stephanie Klang says the financial stability and independence she’s enjoyed through her CFI career is a common theme when she speaks to Girl Scouts and other student groups. She wants young girls to see an example of a woman succeeding in what some still consider a man’s world.May 24, 2017BusinessOverdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Charlotte BrownCharlotte Brown of Riverside, California, came to trucking six years ago from a career in the medical field. She’s been a company driver for with DSV RoadTransport, located in Portland, Oregon, for nearly three years, and says she’s found her calling. After working in a hospital lab for 13 years, it was the chance for […]March 24, 2017SafetyFederal level action on truckers’ right to carry: Myth and attempted processTwo in five respondents to an Overdrive survey about carrying weapons have the mistaken belief that a federal law prohibits truckers from carrying a gun in their vehicle. Instead, only states have such laws, but because they vary widely, compliance becomes complicated for any gun-toting driver engaged in interstate commerce.February 16, 2017SafetyTruckers who carry, and one who doesn’t, detail their reasonsMost truckers favor the right to carry a weapon on the road. Even those who don’t often say they stand by the old saying: “I’d rather be judged by 12 than carried by six.”February 15, 2017SafetyDanger zone: Truckers stick to their guns despite questions about firearm laws, Overdrive research revealsNew Overdrive research shows large concerns over threats to truckers’ personal safety. Though varying state concealed-carry laws make it difficult to cross state lines and remain in compliance, many truckers remain armed.February 14, 2017BusinessTop rookie military award goes to Werner Owner-OperatorNavy veteran Troy Davidson, an owner-operator with Werner, was named Top Veteran Rookie Driver and won a brand new Kenworth T680.December 19, 2016Previous PagePage 2 of 23Next PageTop StoriesOverdrive RadioOne owner-op's long road to steady dry-bulk freight, for the whole familyIn this Overdrive Radio edition out on a dry-bulk haul with Kentucky-based John McCormick, the owner-operator lays out his own and his father's different histories in trucking. Their stories converged in recent years on this regular run.Custom RigsJohn Highley’s custom specialized-freight-hauling 2018 W900LOverdrive ExtraMore freight fraud inbound? Pessimistic rates outlook sets the stageTrucker of the YearAlways headed home: Owner-op pulls in profit with a single goal in mindSponsor ContentCummins new for 2023.