January 11, 2012
The Best Dog Story contest winners receive prizes commemorating Overdrive's golden anniversary in honor of in-cab pets' place in trucking history.
January 4, 2012
One trip down memory lane is especially bumpy for owner-operator and trucking radio host Big Al Weekley.
December 14, 2011
The Lady made three. The theft of his truck, trailer and in-cab companion dog was overwhelming for owner-operator L.J. Doig.
December 6, 2011
Maurice Bourne had a teenage love affair with Ford flatbeds in the early 1950s.
December 4, 2011
Bluefield Daily Telegraph Senior Editor Bill Archer gained wisdom as a decade-long steel hauler.
November 30, 2011
"Road Gang" radio show creator Charlie Douglas died Thanksgiving Day. Early night-time audiences revered the velvet-voiced DJ.
November 3, 2011
Bandit is an enthusiastic ride-along pet, says Angela Duval in her Best Dog Story contest entry.
October 28, 2011
Robby Gaines describes making truck replicas from two sources of inspiration: his grandad and Overdrive magazine.
October 20, 2011
On a routine haul, Overdrive's 2010 Trucker of the Year Mike Crawford stopped to inspect a bundle on the road and found a friend for life.
October 12, 2011
Old Times Trucks Editor Shirley Sponholtz shares her views about the importance of antiques.
October 6, 2011
Bob Benton's rebuilt 1968 Peterbilt had as many or more adventures as its beloved namesake.
September 29, 2011
Bonnie Weekley, wife of trucker and radio host Big Al Weekley, writes about an unusually fluffy border collie who unwittingly disperses a lot of good will.
September 23, 2011
In OverdriveRetro's dog story contest, Bruce Wieser writes about his loyal German shorthaired pointer.
September 16, 2011
Former Overdrive receptionist Bonnie Robinson recalls turmoil and fun times at magazine in the early 1970s.
September 13, 2011
Bill Starnes' trip from Texas in 1949 is believed to be the first made from the Lone Star State to North Carolina, says Old Times Trucks magazine.
September 12, 2011
Todd Cain of Six Mile, S.C., remembers his first truck rides 40 years ago with his dad.
June 30, 2011
Orphan John Brodnax eventually escaped troubled times and, inspired by his foster father, became a trucker.
June 17, 2011
Owner-operator Gordon Alkire is still trucking after 40 years in a stint that started as pure fun.
May 5, 2011
Doug Beutler recalls how he fell in love (with trucking) behind the wheel of a 1978 Kenworth.
April 1, 2011
Truck photographer Robert Ward describes his part-time work as a teen at Harlan's Triangle Truckport in Davenport, Iowa.
February 18, 2011
Patrick Montgomery was inspired by Overdrive's Wreckers of the Month years before he started Happy Hooker Towing.
February 10, 2011
Floridian Ed Kimball created a family legacy when he hauled bananas from the Sunshine state in the 1950s.
January 19, 2011
Owner-operator John Stewart, a resident of Visalia, Calif., recalls a few of his favorite truck stops in his 48 years trucking.
December 9, 2010
New Jersey native Cindy Cadiente appreciates her trucking heritage as the daughter of a former Independent Truckers Association president, a one-time trucking advocacy group.
November 19, 2010
Former long-haul trucker Ellen B. Hill, of Valencia, Pa., shares fond memories of her days on the road.
October 28, 2010
Owner-operator Les Wilderman, of Williams, Ariz., has been trucking since the early 1950s and recalls the days when having a block to put behind the wheels for emergency braking was a necessity.
October 25, 2010
Mike Long's 1979 IH Transtar 4070B fits his style. "I am hardcore old days," says the 40-year-old owner-operator.
September 27, 2010
Owner-operator Bob Ciaccia, of Conshohocken, Pa., recalls driving B model Macks with a duplex or a triplex tranny and other aspects of trucking in the 1970s.
September 27, 2010
Truckers gave nurse Ellen Hill the handle, The Lady in White, well before she earned her CDL.
September 27, 2010
"I'd ride my bike a short ways from our house to sit on a hill and watch those yellow bulldozers and machines knock down houses."
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