Overdrive Staff

Do extensive research

| November 11, 2013

The best advice I could give is to research as many carriers as you can and talk to drivers from those companies and when you decide on a carrier, stick with that one company instead ...

Trucking industry adds 400 jobs in October as economy gains 200k

| November 08, 2013

Four-hundred new payroll jobs were added in the trucking industry in the month of October, according to preliminary numbers released Nov. 7 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

FMCSA making rule changes to ease military transition to truck driving

| November 08, 2013

FMCSA says it wants to enact rule changes to make obtaining a civilian CDL based on military experience and training easier.

Goodyear looking for Highway Hero nominations

| November 07, 2013

Goodyear is accepting until Nov. 29 nominations for its annual Highway Hero Award, which honors truck drivers who put themselves in harm's way to help others.

PHOTO: Mack Pinnacle loaded with the Capitol Christmas tree

| November 07, 2013

The 2013 U.S. Capitol Christmas tree was harvested from the Colville National Forest in Washington State to begin its multi-state trek to Washington, D.C.

FMCSA abandoned its ‘duty to regulate safety’ with CSA, attorney says

| November 06, 2013

A transportation legal expert didn't parse his words when talking the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program when he named nearly a dozen flaws with the program.

Five from Overdrive: Cross-border trucking and the Supreme Court, hours of service rollback, insurance mandate

| November 05, 2013

Five from Overdrive is sponsored by U.S. Express, who's looking for new drivers. Give them a call at (888) 988-4348.

Agency shuts down North Carolina fleet for compliance failures

| November 05, 2013

Moonlight Express has become the 11th trucking company this year to receive an imminent hazard out-of-service order from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, effectively shutting down the Cherryville, N.C.-based five-truck fleet.

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