Overdrive Staff

Averitt donates to East Tennessee relief efforts

Averitt Express recently donated $10,000 to the American Red Cross to help relief efforts on East Tennessee following recent wildfires and tornadoes.

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Swift outfitting 7,500 trucks with FlowBelow aero package

Swift Transportation, country’s largest truckload carrier, will outfit approximately 40 percent of its 18,000 truck fleet with FlowBelow’s aerodynamic Tractor AeroKit System next year, the company announced Tuesday.

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Detention, short haul pay increases on deck at USA Truck

Beginning Jan. 1, the company will start paying its over-the-road drivers performance bonuses monthly instead of quarterly. Solo, teams and owner-operators with no preventable collisions are eligible for the performance bonuses.

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Podcast: Todd Dewey talks ‘Ice Road Truckers’ audition, behind-the-scenes action

In part two of a three-part podcast series, "Ice Road Truckers" star Todd Dewey talks to Truckers News about his unconventional audition for the show and offers a peek behind-the-scenes of the show.

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Bryan Kellogg’s 2015 Peterbilt 389

Bryan Kellogg hauls gasoline and diesel as well as flatbed freight, with this 2015 Peterbilt 389. The truck is powered by a 500-horsepower Paccar MX-13 with a 13-speed transition and 3:70 rears.

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Shuster to chair House’s transportation committee in 2017-2018 Congress

The committee is responsible for legislation spanning all modes of transportation, tasked with both public policy related to transportation and the country's transportation infrastructure. The committee is responsible for oversight of the Executive Branch's Department of Transportation.

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Michigan, Indiana, Ohio stepping up truck enforcement this week

From Dec. 5-9, motor carrier enforcement in these three states will focus on violations most likely to contribute to a crash, such as speeding and distracted driving. See the three states here...

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Chris Dinsdale presents ‘Cabover KW with CAT 3408’

My 1980 KW cabover hauling 2 X 45' trailers loaded with steel at a gross weight of 174,000 lbs. The second part of the video has the GoPro on the roof between the stacks so you can hear the 18 liter CAT 3408 V8 at full noise. Best to listen with headphones or good speakers. Video in Australia.

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Reid Goodman’s 2015 Peterbilt 389

Reid Goodman hauls bulk products to nickel mines in northern Manitoba, Canada, with a gross weight of 137,800 pounds with the truck.

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Video: Bill Hall’s ’07 Peterbilt 379 Legacy Edition custom show rig

A San Antonio-based stunner

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