Overdrive Staff

What does your truck’s color say about you?

| October 15, 2014

The American Independent Truckers' Association (AITA) has launched an online quiz that offers insight on what choice of vehicle color could reflect in the owner's personality.

2015 Pride & Polish series continues this weekend in Utah

| October 14, 2014

The second stop of the 2014-2015 Overdrive’s Pride & Polish National Championship series takes place in October at Performance Diesel Inc. headquarters, where both show and working trucks will face off for bragging rights and ...

General public in touch with reality? 8 in 10 view truckers as more safe than passenger-vehicle drivers

| October 13, 2014

A survey of public opinion of the trucking industry and its drivers also concluded that the public views the industry favorably in large part. More results reported here.

Safety Fitness Determination rule under review by FMCSA’s top brass, agency leader says

| October 13, 2014

The long-awaited Safety Fitness Determination rule has hit the “front office” of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, said FMCSA Chief Safety Officer Jack Van Steenburg, which is one of the last stops before moving ...

Iowa 80: ‘Coolest’ truck stop

| October 10, 2014

The "World's Largest Truckstop" -- Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa -- was recently lauded by Truckdriving Biz as one of the "coolest" truck stops, the company says. “This is a neat honor, especially in the ...

TV truck-stop comedy in works

| October 10, 2014

"The next big TV hit could well be a comedy set in, of all places, a truck stop in Kansas." So writes TruckersNews.com editor David Hollis in the story at this link, following news from ...

Start-up’s brand-new KW T680

| October 10, 2014

This 2014 Kenworth T680 is one of eight new trucks on the road for Capable Express, which got its start in December 2013.

Jose Nuñez pulls survivor from van after roll-over

| October 10, 2014

Jose Nuñez of Homosassa, Fla., was honored by TCA in its Highway Angel program after his assistance to a motorist trapped and injured after a rollover crash.

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