Overdrive Staff

‘Trucks are for girls!’

| July 28, 2014

In an effort to engage young women in the trucking industry, the Women in Trucking Association has teamed up with the Girl Scouts of the Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana region.

Maverick builds multi-million driver training facility

| July 28, 2014

Maverick Transportation last week, unveiled a new 13,000-sq.-ft. driver training facility that has multiple classrooms and five training bays.  The North Little Rock, Ark.-based company invested $4 million into the facility, which is capable of housing ...

Number of truck border-crossings continues string of increases in 2013

| July 28, 2014

Data released last week by the Department of Transportation shows that for the fourth straight year the number of truck crossings into the U.S. from Canada and Mexico rose, with 2013’s crossings climbing to 10.8 ...

Pride & Polish rewind: Video from the Fitzgerald Truck Show

| July 28, 2014

Video shot produced from the Overdrive's Pride & Polish event at the Fitzgerald Truck Show in Crossville, Tenn., earlier this month.

Trucking’s future looks great — for those who can adapt

| July 28, 2014

Freight’s going to be moving in 2025, and there will be money behind it: The question is will you be one of the ones hauling it?

Overdrive presents show trucks, trucking talent, business ed at Dallas show

| July 25, 2014

The Great American Trucking Show will host the Pride & Polish National Championship, educational opportunities, the finale of the Truckers Talent Search and the crowning of Overdrive's Most Beautiful winner.

Kenworth T880 riding boost in vocational demand

| July 25, 2014

Kenworth reports a year-over-year sales increase for vocational trucks, particularly its new T880 flagship, reflecting growing construction activity, increased oil and gas production and encouraging new housing starts figures.

Independent’s 1986 long-hooded Pete 359 refer hauler

| July 25, 2014

Independent Kenny Morrow hauls fresh and frozen chicken for Tyson with this 1986 extended-hood Peterbilt 359. He bought the truck 17 years ago, he said, and it’s the third 359 he’s owned.

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