Overdrive Staff

Quick-footed motorist clips rig’s trailer — could the trucker have prevented it?

| June 27, 2014

John Doe could not move his tractor-trailer out of a tight squeeze in an intersection before an impatient sports car driver hit his trailer. Was this a preventable accident?

Love’s now offering freight factoring; low rates, free remote processing

| June 26, 2014

Love's has introduced Love's Financial, which will offer factoring services for drivers. Love's says it will pay within 24 hours, allowing drivers to get money for loads before shippers would have paid them.  The new service ...

Rookie driver to win $10,000, other prizes

| June 25, 2014

Friday, June 27, is the deadline for entering the Mike O’Connell Memorial Trucking's Top Rookie contest, which awards $10,000 to the winner.

Rush Truck Centers discounts via NASCAR partnership

| June 25, 2014

With Tony Stewart taking the wheel of the No. 14 Rush Trucker Centers NASCAR car this weekend, all 106 locations will offer a 14 percent discount up to $150 on parts, service labor and racing ...

PIB tip: Develop a business plan

| June 25, 2014

A business plan outlines the details of your operation, including the types of freight you’ll haul, the traffic lanes you’ll run and the rate you’ll be paid. Here's why you need one.

PA Turnpike tolls to rise again in 2015

| June 24, 2014

The increase, which will take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 4, 2015, will boost the most common tractor-trailer class toll from $8.62 to $9.05 for E-ZPass customers and from $12.15 to $12.80 for cash ...

New partnership on CNG trucks

| June 24, 2014

Mainstay Fuel Technologies and Watson Engineering are teaming on Mainstay's proprietary on-board CNG fuel storage and delivery systems for heavy-duty trucks.

Eaton to settle with ZF, Meritor for $500 million

| June 24, 2014

The settlement agreement is subject to ZF Friedrichshafen AG corporate approval, which is expected in early July.

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