This Month's Articles
  • It’s not often that you see an 80-year-old trucker, driving a 64-year-old rig, every day, but that is exactly what this month’s cover feature is about – and both of...

    Still Going Strong

    It’s not often that you see an 80-year-old trucker, driving a 64-year-old rig, every day, but that is exactly what this month’s cover feature is about – and both of…

  • Questions about Camera-Phones, Axle Lengths, Logbooks & More Answered by Law Enforcement Officials (as of August 2014) Warning: Laws are subject to change without notice. These interpretations were made on...

    Ask The Law – August 2014

    Questions about Camera-Phones, Axle Lengths, Logbooks & More Answered by Law Enforcement Officials (as of August 2014) Warning: Laws are subject to change without notice. These interpretations were made on…

  • This month’s creation was built for Bryan Greenwood (36) of Chestertown, MD. Son of Jimmy and Nancy Greenwood, Bryan’s dad did some trucking in the 1970s but then switched to...

    An Even Balance

    This month’s creation was built for Bryan Greenwood (36) of Chestertown, MD. Son of Jimmy and Nancy Greenwood, Bryan’s dad did some trucking in the 1970s but then switched to…

  • “I don’t know if trucking is an addiction or just joyful stupidity!” – Darwin Hershberger To get ahead these days, you have to run hard. Livestock haulers, like young gun...

    Spirit Of The American Trucker

    “I don’t know if trucking is an addiction or just joyful stupidity!” – Darwin Hershberger To get ahead these days, you have to run hard. Livestock haulers, like young gun…

  • For a lot of us, we developed our love for trucking through our dads or other relatives, or maybe a friend of some sort, but for Joel Olson, it is...

    One Step Ahead

    For a lot of us, we developed our love for trucking through our dads or other relatives, or maybe a friend of some sort, but for Joel Olson, it is…

  • Building a business from the ground up is never easy – especially in trucking. But that is exactly what Bill Rethwisch and his wife did. And in this case, it...

    Blood, Sweat & Gas

    Building a business from the ground up is never easy – especially in trucking. But that is exactly what Bill Rethwisch and his wife did. And in this case, it…

  • “My truck smokes!” Many times during the week I will answer the phone and hear this statement. Before I can help you, I will first need to know what kind...

    Dealing With Smoke

    “My truck smokes!” Many times during the week I will answer the phone and hear this statement. Before I can help you, I will first need to know what kind…

  • Tony Youngblood of Augusta, GA is nicknamed “Mr. Bighorn” – and not only for the 1975 Dodge Bighorn CNT Custom Cab shown here! Tony has owned more Bighorns than anyone...

    A Fitting Nickname

    Tony Youngblood of Augusta, GA is nicknamed “Mr. Bighorn” – and not only for the 1975 Dodge Bighorn CNT Custom Cab shown here! Tony has owned more Bighorns than anyone…

  • During the late 1850s, miners began leaving California to look for riches in an isolated canyon in Nevada, which caused a reverse migration. Gold was discovered, but there was a...

    The Reverse Migration

    During the late 1850s, miners began leaving California to look for riches in an isolated canyon in Nevada, which caused a reverse migration. Gold was discovered, but there was a…

  • NEW RULES FOR NEW DRIVERS Efforts to train entry-level truck drivers go back many years. And let’s face it – even hairdressers are required to be trained and certified before...

    Mandatory Entry-Level Driver Training

    NEW RULES FOR NEW DRIVERS Efforts to train entry-level truck drivers go back many years. And let’s face it – even hairdressers are required to be trained and certified before…

  • The second show of 2014 for Overdrive’s Pride & Polish Championship series was hosted by River States Customz on June 27-28 in La Crosse, Wisconsin.  The River States Customz facility...

    A River State Rumble

    The second show of 2014 for Overdrive’s Pride & Polish Championship series was hosted by River States Customz on June 27-28 in La Crosse, Wisconsin.  The River States Customz facility…

  • This month I am going to focus my article on those of you that provide only the power source (tractor) and the insurance associated with your type of risk. The...

    Basics For Owner Operators

    This month I am going to focus my article on those of you that provide only the power source (tractor) and the insurance associated with your type of risk. The…

  • This year’s Walcott Truckers Jamboree was a real “welcome back” event for me.  Held every year in Walcott, Iowa at the Iowa 80 Truck Stop, which just happens to be...

    Welcome Back!

    This year’s Walcott Truckers Jamboree was a real “welcome back” event for me.  Held every year in Walcott, Iowa at the Iowa 80 Truck Stop, which just happens to be…

  • As the greatest generation of truckers continues to age, another icon has passed away. Daniel Van Dyke was well-known in California and liked by everyone who knew him. He was...

    Another Icon Passes Away

    As the greatest generation of truckers continues to age, another icon has passed away. Daniel Van Dyke was well-known in California and liked by everyone who knew him. He was…

  • I love summertime – it brings out the kid in me. I love to be outside and enjoy the sun, from a nice shaded place to sit. But, when I...

    Memories Of Summer

    I love summertime – it brings out the kid in me. I love to be outside and enjoy the sun, from a nice shaded place to sit. But, when I…

  • HAVE YOU SEEN THESE KIDS?

    Abrielle Callier

    Be sure to look in the magazine each month for new photos of missing children. If you have seen any of these children, please call

    1-800-THE-LOST


    Natalie Simmons