Overdrive Staff

Detroit announces new integrated powertrain package for Freightliner Cascadia

| May 22, 2014

Detroit announced Thursday a new fully integrated powertrain package that includes its DD15 engine, DT12 automated manual transmission and Detroit axles.

Video log: Truck races, Ferrari test drive, Meritor’s Italian axle plant

| May 22, 2014

Overdrive Executive Editor Jack Roberts is in Milan, Italy, this week visiting a Meritor test lab. Here are videos he's shot on his trip, including some of checking out Ferraris and Lamborghinis at a nearby ...

Overdrive’s Truckers Tools offers easy access to FMCSA registry of med examinersImage Gallery

| May 21, 2014

In line with the effective date of the federal rule requiring drivers to see an FMCSA-approved medical examiner for DOT physicals, Overdrive has released in its Trucker Tools smartphone app a new function to help ...

Great GATS Giveaway: Register for chance to win hotel stay, pre-paid credit card for Dallas show

| May 21, 2014

The Great American Trucking Show is giving away to three pre-registered attendees various prizes, including free hotel stays, pre-paid credit cards, VIP passes, meals and more.

Howard Salmon, “These Trucks are Made of Gold”

| May 21, 2014

Tracey K Houston, “Gotta Lot of Rhythm in My Soul”

| May 21, 2014

PIB tip: Save every receipt, no matter how small

| May 20, 2014

Why “tip” the taxman? Place an envelope in your truck for collecting your receipts and send them at the end of each month to your business services provider.

ATA infographics show trucking’s stronghold on U.S. freight

| May 20, 2014

Trucking moved nearly 70 percent of all domestic freight tonnage in the country in 2013, according to the American Trucking Associations. Here are a few infographics ATA produced to illustrate the point.

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