Overdrive Staff

FMCSA invalidating med cards issued by Georgia doc, drivers must be reexamined

| April 03, 2014

CDL holders who received medical certification from Dr. Paul Besdansky in Garden City, Ga., must be reexamined and certified by another medical examiner, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced.

OOIDA pushing driver training, FMCSA reform for highway bill items

| April 03, 2014

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association announced this week the two main items it is pushing Congress to include in its next highway bill: Bolstering training for new drivers and reforming the federal trucking regulatory process. ...

N.D. driver rescues elderly man after icy wreck

| April 02, 2014

James Mozey of Niagra, N.D., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association after he rescued an elderly man who was pinned in his pickup truck after a crash.

KwikTrip expands Transflo to 13 stops

| April 02, 2014

Pegasus TransTech, announced that Kwik Trip has signed an agreement to provide TransFlo Express truck stop scanning at 11 additional store locations in the Midwest.

Kenworth’s Chillicothe plant celebrates 40 years

| April 02, 2014

Kenworth’s assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, recently celebrated its 40th anniversary. The first Kenworth truck rolled off the Chillicothe assembly line in March 1974. Since that date, the employees at Kenworth’s largest plant have assembled more ...

Agency shuts down Texas carrier for hours, drug testing violations

| April 01, 2014

FMCSA announced this week it has shut down a the Forest Hill, Texas-based FTW Transport, issuing an imminent hazard out-of-service order for violations related to hours-of-service compliance and drug and alcohol regulations.

Emily Weymouth

| March 31, 2014

Name: Emily Ann WeymouthOccupation: Truck driverCompany: Dennison Lubricants Years driving: 1 1/2 yearsWhat do you haul: Motor oil and other lubricants 1. Why did you get into trucking? When I was younger I always loved the challenge of ...

Anna Sosnina

| March 31, 2014

Name: Anna SosninaOccupation: Professional DriverCompany: Silver Sate Lines Inc.Years driving: 2 Years OTR in AugustWhat do you haul?: Anythung they can fill a 53 foot dry van with. 1.   Why did you get into trucking? I was ...

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