Overdrive Staff

32 drivers named finalists for leaders of next America’s Road Team

| October 21, 2014

The American Trucking Associations named this week 32 drivers as finalists in the selection process for the captains of the 2015-2016 America’s Road Team.

Charts: For-hire truck driver pay averages $46k, private $73k

| October 20, 2014

How does your pay rank against the industry average? These charts should give you some idea.

Partners in Business: Health and Income Insurance

| October 19, 2014

Paying for coverage of personal risks is a cost of doing business Health is the third core reason owner-operators fail – behind only poor truck maintenance and a lack of business skills. Many over-the-road drivers rarely ...

Photos: Working, show trucks competing in 2014′s final Pride & Polish show

| October 18, 2014

The 2014 PDI Dyno Event and Truck Show is under way in St. George, Utah, and it's hosting the last Overdrive's Pride & Polish show of the year and the second qualifying event of the 2014-2015 ...

Kenworth adds ‘virtual driver coach’ option to T680, T880 models

| October 17, 2014

Kenworth introduced Oct. 17 a new driver coaching system that will be available in T680 and T880 models spec’d with the Paccar MX-13 engine and an automated transmission. The Driver Performance Assistant will give immediate ...

PIB tip: Use overdraft protection

| October 17, 2014

There are options that are much less costly than bouncing a check.

80 percent of public oppose overturning current hours rule, trucking questions study

| October 17, 2014

Safety groups are pushing a new study that shows 80 percent of the American public wants Congress to leave the 2013 hours-of-service rule in place and to abandon efforts to suspend the rule. Trucking groups, ...

Driver saves woman who went into cardiac arrest along the highway

| October 17, 2014

Truck driver Vijaydeep Sahasi has been named the latest Truckload Carriers Association Highway Angel after he performed CPR on a woman on the side of the road who had gone into cardiac arrest.

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