Carolyn MagnerCarolyn Magner is director of content marketing services and covers special topics for Overdrive. Email Carolyn at email@example.comOverdrive ExtraOverdrive’s Most Beautiful Brita Nowak talks tough times, more at GATSNowak charmed everyone with her frankness about her breast cancer journey and her passion for all things trucking.September 30, 2016BusinessReinvented: Overdrive’s Most Beautiful winner goes from the big screen to the big rig, excels as independent owner-operatorFormer actress Brita Nowak of Jupiter, Florida, is ready for her newest starring role. The owner of BratCat Express is the winner of the 2016 Overdrive’s Most Beautiful contest.July 8, 2016Overdrive ExtraBeing Brita: Overdrive’s Most Beautiful winner soars as an independent truckerIf anyone can model a competent, strong woman flourishing in a traditionally male-dominated business, it’s Brita Nowak, Overdrives 2016 Most Beautiful contest winner. More on Brita and her one-truck independent business here…June 20, 2016BusinessYour health — ripe for biomonitoring and telematicsIn the not-so-distant future, your truck and its associated systems will be able to read your vital signs and alert you and others to an impending health breakdown. This data could be synced to your truck’s communications system, which could automatically send select health data to your fleet, your insurance provider or FMCSA.April 20, 2016BusinessJoanne’s Journey: Overdrive’s Most Beautiful winner overcomes hurdles to set a standard for trucking’s image“You are the most beautiful trucker I’ve ever seen,” said a bashful driver to Joanne Fatta while they were fueling at a truck stop. Fatta laughed and asked him when he had last seen a woman trucker. He couldn’t recall. Fatta says being able to play a small part in redefining the stereotype truck driver […]August 24, 2015BusinessSuicide by truck, Part 4: ‘You grip the steering wheel and maintain your lane’The fourth and final installment in the “Suicide by truck” series, which examines the the largely undocumented incidents of pedestrians and four-wheelers who choose speeding trucks as an instrument of suicide. Here’s another trucker’s story.August 13, 2015BusinessSuicide by truck, Part 3: Drivers’ best efforts sometimes still not enoughThe third installment of the ‘Suicide by truck’ series, which examines the largely undocumented incidents of pedestrians and four-wheelers who choose speeding trucks as an instrument of suicide.August 12, 2015BusinessSuicide by truck, Part 2: ‘It’s shocking to see something so deliberate’Continuing Overdrive’s examination of ‘suicide by truck’ stories of truckers recounting their experiences with suicidal pedestrians and four-wheelers, here’s the second installment.August 11, 2015BusinessSuicide by truck, Part 1: Highway suicides test driver response, imprint horrific memoriesStories of truckers recounting their experiences and the emotional distress following suicidal pedestrians and four-wheelers who use moving trucks as an instrument of suicide.August 10, 2015Overdrive ExtraMy conversations with truckers dealing with ‘suicide by truck’ casesThere’s no way to fully prepare yourself for this kind of tragedy, but being at your very best, all the time, gives you an edge.August 9, 2015Previous PagePage 3 of 23Next PageTop StoriesBusinessHolding the line: Owner-op's playbook to push back on cheap freightWhen Joe Bielucki got an email from a corporate logistics director that his rates would take a hit, he was fuming. But with an iron grip on fundamentals, and some advice from his wife, he persuaded them to reverse course and throw in some other perks too.EquipmentThe heaviest of hauls: Peek into 2022's biggest, baddest jobs by specialized carriersOverdrive RadioOversize hauler's shower solution for small sleepers | More 'Winter from hell' on I-80RegulationsProposed CSA-scores change a mixed bag, particularly for hours of service categorySponsor ContentKeeping you safe, secure, and compliant. At your nearest travel center.