Overdrive Staff

Trucker Path to now market independent truck stops in app

According to Trucker Path, more than 80 percent of the truck stops in the app are independently-owned, yet receive 75 percent fewer interactions than the larger truck stops.

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Sharing the road: Ariz. funding education for teens around trucks

The Arizona Transportation Education Foundation announced the completion of a grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety for its mission to advocate through its “Share the Road” and “Teens and Trucks” programs.

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Ingrid Brown’s 2007 Peterbilt 379

Brown, an independent owner-operator and owner of Rollin' B LLC, runs solo from Virginia to California and back three times a month hauling a mix of dry goods and produce.

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Love’s in Ormond Beach, Fla., limited to fuel-and-go only this weekend

Beginning Thursday, Oct. 13, Love's Travel Stops' location in Ormond Beach, Fla., will be fuel-and-go only through the weekend due to Biketoberfest.

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Small fleet shut down after post-crash investigation revealed bevy of safety violations

A five-truck fleet out of LaGrange, Ga., has been issued an effective shutdown order by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration after an investigation revealed the company did not adhere to driver qualification, drug testing, maintenance regulations and more.

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‘Slow Down’: More near misses caught on dashcam

A video compilation of near misses from the truck drivers field of view, from the folks at the 'Real American Trucker' Facebook page.

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Petro-Canada Lubricants unveils PC-11 oil lineup

The product line will feature four performance tiers – Duron HP (high performance), Duron SHP (Super High Performance), Duron UHP (Ultra High Performance) and Duron Advanced (API FA-4).

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Volvo intros collision avoidance system, Mack partners with new ELD provider, more equipment updates from ATA

Volvo, Mack and International all made equipment- and technology-related announcements over the last two days of ATA's Management Conference and Exhibition this week.

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‘Ice Road Truckers’ rivals join forces in latest episode

Darrell Ward and Lisa Kelly were called on by former employer and rival Mark Kohaykewych to assist Todd Dewey and Steph Custance with a lot of freight that needed to be moved over an ice road that had already been closed for a week.

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Partners in Business tip: The benefits of trailer ownership

While leased operators don’t have the pressing need to provide a trailer that most independents do, they often find trailer ownership has significant earning potential.

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