Overdrive Staff

Overdrive’s top Christmas songs: Vote for your favorite!

| November 19, 2013

Help us get into the holiday freight-hauling spirit this year by casting your vote for the best Christmas song of all time.

Should enforcers focus more on traffic violations? FMCSA rep, CSA critic spar over program

| November 13, 2013

Outspoken CSA critic and data showman Steve Bryan squared off on CSA at a conference recently, per his usual routine. FMCSA associate admin Bill Quade, however, was none to fond of the criticism and defended ...

Chevy pickup turns corner, slams truck’s trailer — Could trucker have prevented it?

| November 12, 2013

Truck driver John Doe was waiting to be unloaded when a pickup roared around the corner of the restaurant and smashed into his trailer’s ICC bar. Was this a preventable accident?

Cast your ballot: Voting for Overdrive’s Most Loved Pet contest begins

| November 12, 2013

Voting for the Overdrive's Most Loved Pet contest began Monday, Nov. 4, and will run until Nov. 30. More than 160 pets were entered into the contest, including dogs, cats, macaws, a rabbit, a capuchin ...

Mega-carriers combine: Gordon Trucking acquired by Heartland Express

| November 12, 2013

One of the country's largest carriers, Heartland Express, has acquired 100 percent of the stock of another major carrier, Gordon Trucking, in a transaction valued at around $300 million.

Hours: ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’Podcast

| November 11, 2013

In this special-feature Voices podcast, readers weigh in on the bill that would put a moratorium on the restart changes, and other issues surrounding the hours of service. Leave a message at 530-40-VOICE to weigh ...

Pick a carrier who invests in you

| November 11, 2013

Make sure you get a carrier that is interested in you for the long haul; one you can make money with and that treats you well. Darrell Titus | Owner-operator, TNT2 Trucking Co.

Check the CSA report

| November 11, 2013

Check the CSA report for one thing. If it's bad go to your next pick.

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