February 2002

COVER STORY
Fortunate Son
Overdrive‘s 2002 Trucker of the Year, third-generation Allied driver Butch Barnes, carries precious possessions, interesting stories, sound advice and lots of modesty with him on the road.

FEATURE ARTICLES
If the Shoe Fits
Expedited hauling is a shoe that doesn’t fit everyone’s foot – it’s speedy, ever-changing and unique – but it may be the change you’re looking for.

Don’t Snub the Hub
Your wheel ends depend on you for more than sporadic attention. Paying more attention to them can improve their performance and save money in the long run.

Everything to Gain
The right cell antenna can strengten your signal, but not knowing what you’re buying can cut your conversations short.

Trucker of the Month
He hauls parts and tests them, too.

DEPARTMENTS
Viewpoint
Trucker of the Year shares his voice

Write On
Congrats to veteran trucker / Accident report hinders job search

Log Book
Economic turnaround / International CEO speaks / Insurance rates spike

Dollars & Sense
Saving for college the smart way

Channel 19
RadioShack apologizes / Honky-tonk trucker

@ Your Computer
Internet connections on the road

Marketplace
New goosenecks / Dockless loading / Patriotic parts

Fleet Focus
Bekins / CFI / National Carriers / Paschall / KLLM / Werner

Reader Rigs
Snazzy rides

Speak Out
on how you got into trucking

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