Over the Road

Series produced by Radiotopia

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Stories of American long haul truckers, a changing industry and daily life on the road, from PRX's Radiotopia and Overdrive Magazine.

Over the Road is an eight-part series that gives voice to the trials and triumphs of America’s long haul truckers. Host “Long Haul Paul” Marhoefer, a musician, storyteller and trucker for nearly 40 years, takes you behind the wheel to explore a devoted community and a world that’s changing amidst new technologies and regulations. Over the Road is a podcast from Overdrive Magazine and PRX’s Radiotopia.


15 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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The driver's ed episode.

  • Added: May 04, 2022
  • Length: 08:15
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What do drivers listen to on the road?

  • Added: May 04, 2022
  • Length: 09:27
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What’s your favorite road to haul?

  • Added: May 04, 2022
  • Length: 08:33
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Paul takes your questions on everything from pet policies to hitchhikers, ‘how’s my driving?’ and highway hand signals.

  • Added: Apr 28, 2022
  • Length: 12:46
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How do truckers customize their rigs?

  • Added: Apr 28, 2022
  • Length: 05:57
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Gears, engines, brakes and lights.

  • Added: Apr 28, 2022
  • Length: 09:23
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What are CB handles?

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 20, 2022
  • Length: 06:26
  • Purchases: 1
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What do self-driving trucks mean for American truckers?

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 18, 2022
  • Length: 44:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Stories of Paul’s personal trucking heroes.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 18, 2022
  • Length: 58:32
  • Purchases: 1
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A community of immigrants leads the largest trucker protest in a generation.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 18, 2022
  • Length: 34:56
  • Purchases: 1
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The impact of trucking on family life, told by producer Lacy Roberts.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 18, 2022
  • Length: 47:30
  • Purchases: 1
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A tour of Paul’s favorite truck stops, in search of the original “nanner nanner pudding.”

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 18, 2022
  • Length: 45:32
  • Purchases: 1
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A tale of two truckers in Grand Island, Nebraska.

Bought by KZYX and WYAP


  • Added: Apr 18, 2022
  • Length: 48:56
  • Purchases: 2
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A tale of two truckers in Grand Island, Nebraska.

Bought by WYAP and KZYX


  • Added: Apr 18, 2022
  • Length: 41:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A visit to the Mid-America Trucking Show, with host “Long Haul Paul.”

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Apr 18, 2022
  • Length: 44:00
  • Purchases: 1