Overdrive Staff

Three trucks caught in Colorado avalanche, I-70 reopened in both directions

I-70 has been reopened in both directions on the Vail Pass after crews were able to conduct avalanche control work throughout the day Tuesday. An avalanche closed a stretch of the interstate for most of the day Tuesday.

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Celadon offering new team drivers $8k sign-on bonus

The bonuses will be performance-based, earned as mileage is accrued. Each team member will receive $1,000 when the team hits the 30,000-, 60,000-, 90,000- and 120,000-mile mark.

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Landstar driver named Highway Angel for helping woman escape burning pickup

Moore was driving west on Highway 100 outside of Keystone Heights, Fla., on April 13, 2016, when he witnessed a pickup truck take a corner too fast ahead of him, leave the highway and crash into a tree. He immediately pulled over to help and, when he got to the scene, found a woman with a serious arm injury unable to get out of the truck.

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Partners in Business: Controlling tire costs

Keep your No. 2 variable expense to a minimum with smart spec’ing.

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Dave Foster’s 2005 Kenworth W900L

The truck features vinyl stripes from Thundergrafix, 7-inch Lincoln stacks, Lincoln stainless visor, Lincoln 20-inch square bumper, Hogebuilt half fenders and more.

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GoPro vid of Chris Dinsdale’s Australian 1980 Kenworth cabover/Cat 3408 loaded at 174,000 lbs.

Chris Dinsdale of Australia shared this vid of what he describes as "my 1980 KW cabover hauling two 45-foot trailers loaded with steel at a gross weight of 174,000 lbs."

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Owner-Operator of the Year finalists named

Owner-operators Gary Buchs, Philip Keith and Kevin Kocmich have been named finalists for the Owner-Operator of the Year award, which carries a $25,000 cash prize. The winner will be announced March 28 at the annual meeting of the Truckload Carriers Association in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Partnership to benefit Navy Seals

Transportation management software provider Aljex and BAM Worldwide, an innovative cash-management solutions provider, offer a seamless mechanism to benefit the Navy SEAL Foundation.

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Trucker named Highway Angel after giving CPR to driver suffering heart attack

Mark McConachie administered CPR to another truck driver after he witnessed the driver fall down suffering a heart attack.

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Two large carriers to become publicly traded companies as early as this year

Schneider National, the eight largest carrier in the country, has filed an application with the SEC to become publicly owned and begin trading shares on the New York Stock Exchange. Daseke has entered into a merger deal with an investment firm will become a publicly traded company on the Nasdaq.

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