Overdrive Staff

Interview with Shipping Wars’ owner-op Marc Springer

| November 19, 2014

The seventh season of A&E’s Shipping Wars started this week, and Overdrive sister site Truckers News had the chance to talk to truck operator Marc Springer, one of the stars of the show.

Con-way Freight driver Painter hits 3 million safe miles

| November 19, 2014

Con-way Freight, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based less-than-truckload company, announced that Larry Painter, a 30-year company veteran, became its sixth professional driver to achieve three million consecutive accident-free miles. Con-way Freight’s three-million-mile club also includes previous honorees ...

What’s your take on autonomous truck platooning? ATRI wants to know

| November 17, 2014

The American Transportation Research Institute wants to hear from carriers and drivers about the use of truck platooning systems to determine the feasibility of their adoption in trucking.

Werner unveils latest military-themed truck

| November 14, 2014

Werner unveiled this week its latest Freedom-themed truck, dubbed Ride for Honor. The truck is the fourth installment in the fleet’s Operation Freedom fleet of military-wrapped trucks.

Owner-operator’s ‘grain hauling machine’

| November 14, 2014

V.E. Parker calls his 2012 Freightliner Cascadia and 2014 Timpte Super Hopper a “grain-hauling machine.”

Love’s opens new Miss. stop

| November 13, 2014

Love’s announced Nov. 13 it has opened a new stop in Columbus, Miss., at the intersection of U.S. Highway 82 and State Highway 50.

Capitol Christmas tree: Owner-operator talks 2,000-mile once-in-a-lifetime load

| November 12, 2014

Owner-operator Elwood Higdem has the responsibility of piloting this year’s Capitol Christmas tree from its harvesting point in Minnesota across the country to D.C. — a gig he says “has been one of the best ...

Western Star suspension option update

| November 12, 2014

Neway ADZ Series drive axle suspensions by SAF-Holland are available as an option for Western Star 4800, 4900 and 6900 models.

Stay Connected

Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.