Overdrive Staff

Undoing hours rule, implementing e-logs key items on 2014 ATA agenda

| December 04, 2013

ATA Chairman Phil Byrd said undoing this year's hours-of-service rule changes, working on an electronic log mandate, fixing CSA and working to improve driver respect are some key areas ATA will focus on in 2014.

Potable Pete: Water-hauling 379

| December 01, 2013

Owner-operator Jonathan Seidler used his 379 Peterbilt for three years to haul water for domestic and forestry use in Oregon.

Giving thanks: Driver dispatches

| November 28, 2013

We asked, and you told. Here find a round-up of readers' answers to the question "What are you thankful for?" Happy Thanksgiving from all the staff at Overdrive!

Big rig hits snow bank avoiding dump truck — Could trucker have prevented it?

| November 27, 2013

Truck driver John Doe swerved to the right and into a snow bank to avoid a dump truck who had dipped into his lane and was coming right at him. Could he have prevented the ...

What are you thankful for, driver?

| November 25, 2013

As part of a Thanksgiving-related story package, we wanted to share with your driver, owner-operator and small fleet colleagues what others like them are giving thanks for this season.

TCA, Pilot team up with Wreaths Across America for ‘rolling tribute’

| November 22, 2013

Two trucking industry entities, the Truckload Carriers Association and Pilot Flying J, have teamed up with non-profit Wreaths Across America to form a "rolling tribute" to fallen U.S. veterans.

Conference: U.S. needs to shore up infrastructure funding for better roads, better economy

| November 21, 2013

The Highway Trust Fund will likely be completely dried up by 2015, and the U.S. must act to shore up funding both for improved infrastructure but also for overall health of the U.S. economy, speakers ...

Granite MHD refuse option

| November 21, 2013

The Mack Granite Medium Heavy Duty (MHD) rear loader introduced at the 2013 Canadian Waste and Recycling Expo.

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