Overdrive Staff

Video, Twitter log: Test driving Peterbilt’s new 579 EPIQ

| October 23, 2014

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts is at Peterbilt headquarters in Denton, Texas, this week to get the details on Peterbilt's new 579 EPIQ tractor and take it for a test drive. Here are live photos ...

Truckers News wants your creepy tales from the road

| October 22, 2014

Overdrive sister site TruckersNews.com is collecting readers' tales of "Haunted Highways" via a new special program.

K&B boosts sign-on bonus for new hires

| October 22, 2014

K&B Transportation announced that it has boosted its sign-on bonus for newly hired drivers, who now will receive $400 in orientation pay, $500 on their Nov. 21 paycheck prior to Thanksgiving and another $500 on ...

FMCSA grants another $1M to driver training schools to train military vets

| October 21, 2014

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced Oct. 21 it has awarded $1 million in grants to nine tech and community colleges across the U.S. to help train military veterans for truck and bus driving ...

Cummins develops iPhone, iPad service app

| October 21, 2014

Cummins announced this week it has released a new app for Apple iOS devices. Dubbed QuickServe Online, it offers users easy, mobile access to Cummins’ parts options, parts catalogs and engine dataplate info for 15 ...

32 drivers named finalists for leaders of next America’s Road Team

| October 21, 2014

The American Trucking Associations named this week 32 drivers as finalists in the selection process for the captains of the 2015-2016 America’s Road Team.

Charts: For-hire truck driver pay averages $46k, private $73k

| October 20, 2014

How does your pay rank against the industry average? These charts should give you some idea.

Partners in Business: Health and Income Insurance

| October 19, 2014

Paying for coverage of personal risks is a cost of doing business Health is the third core reason owner-operators fail – behind only poor truck maintenance and a lack of business skills. Many over-the-road drivers rarely ...

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