Overdrive Staff

Overdrive a finalist in three categories in prestigious Neal business journalism awards

Overdrive and Senior Editor Todd Dills have once again been named finalists in the prestigious Jesse H. Neal business editorial awards program. This year, Overdrive is a finalist in the Best Series category, and Dills is a finalist in the Best Data Journalist and Best Range of Work categories.

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Calling all female truckers: Overdrive’s 2016 Most Beautiful contest accepting nominations

The deadline to enter Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is Feb. 15.

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Rolland Johnson’s 2001 Peterbilt 379

Rolland Johnson’s 2001 Peterbilt 379 features custom graphics in honor of his black lab.

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Freightliner announces four new ‘Hardest Working Cities’

Freightliner announced New York City, Charlotte, Edmonton and Seattle-Tacoma have been named to its Hardest Working Cities list.

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Trucker in Tracy Morgan crash again pleads not guilty to vehicular homicide, manslaughter charges

The truck driver involved in the accident that killed one man and injured comedian Tracy Morgan in June of 2014 pleaded not guilty to all charges when he was arraigned in Superior Court in N.J.

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Sleep apnea data collection ‘pre-rule’ moves forward, set for publication

The data request is intended to not only gauge the prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea among truck operators, but also to get feedback from the industry about how a sleep apnea rule could affect truckers and the industry at large.

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Partners in Business: Choosing a trailer

Spec’ing smartly can increase your profits.

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Partners in Business tip: Save every receipt, no matter how small

Why “tip” the taxman? Place an envelope in your truck for collecting your receipts and send them at the end of each month to your business services provider, who can then provide you with a monthly profit and loss statement as well as accurate quarterly tax estimates.

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National Fleet Safety Awards divisional winners named by TCA

The Truckload Carriers Association has announced the divisional winners of its annual National Fleet Safety Awards.

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Kevin Cossette’s 2011 Peterbilt 389

Kevin Cossette drives “Ole Blue,” a 2011 Peterbilt 389 to haul produce, mostly apples, out of Washington to Kentucky, then other groceries back to Washington and Oregon.

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