Overdrive Staff

FMCSA shuts down an owner-operator, company driver for intoxication, other violations

| February 07, 2014

FMCSA announced Feb. 7 it had issued imminent hazard out-of-service order to a Tennessee-based owner-operator and a Florida-based truck driver for issues related to being intoxicated while driving.

Employment report: For-hire trucking gains 3,200 jobs in January

| February 07, 2014

The trucking industry added 3,200 jobs in January, according to preliminary numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, following up a month of low job growth in December, when the for-hire industry added just 100 ...

Public ignorant to costs added to goods by trucking regulations: Part 3 of OD spot on Road DogPodcast

| February 06, 2014

Overdrive Executive Editor Jack Roberts said in a radio appearance the public doesn't realize the burden it bears in paying for goods with prices elevated by regulations placed on the trucking industry. Listen to the ...

Striped work horse: Arkansas owner-op’s 2006 Pete 379

| February 06, 2014

When owner-operator Hughes Morin purchased his 2006 379 Peterbilt, the truck was solid red, so he created a silver and red striped paint scheme to make the truck his own.

20 Best Fleets to Drive For based on pay, benefits, career path named by TCA

| February 05, 2014

The Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge announced their annual list of the 20 Best Fleets to Drive For. Here's the list.

Dallas duo: Finalist Libby Clayton poses with Pride & Polish champ

| February 05, 2014

Austin Ashley’s 2007 Peterbilt 379 serves as the backdrop here for Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Libby Clayton, who drives doubles across the country for Dillard’s department stores.

Bush didn’t overturn emissions regs, public needs truck education: Part 2 of OD visit to Road DogPodcast

| February 04, 2014

In the second segment of OD's Jack Roberts' visit to Mark Willis' Road Dog Trucking News show, Roberts recalls the trucking industry's rejoicing over the election of President Bush, who ended up doing nothing to ...

Gretchen Wilson headlines concert at Mid-America

| February 04, 2014

Grammy award-winning country star Gretchen Wilson will play a live show at the Mid-America Trucking Show next month. The concert is sponsored by Mobil-Delvac.

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