Overdrive Staff

Readers split over militarized police force

| September 20, 2014

With mainstream media disseminating images of police employing military-style armor and weaponry during rioting in Ferguson, Mo., this summer, a debate over the militarization of local police was revived.

Volvo launches used trucks program, online search tool

| September 19, 2014

Volvo Trucks has launched its Volvo Premium Certified used trucks program and online Used Truck Search tool to help simplify finding fully inspected used Volvo models.

Optronics spotlights revamped website

| September 19, 2014

Optronics International announced that its newly revamped website is now live with database-driven content updated on a real-time basis.

Impeltronics touts attractive tool

| September 19, 2014

Drop a wrench into the engine again? Lose a nut in a hard-to-reach spot? Don't panic, because help is available from Impeltronics, which recently took a few moments to remind everyone about its LED Telescoping ...

When rates drive capacity: Growth in new-carrier registrations follows spot-market rate boom

| September 19, 2014

Owner-operators with their eyes on real-time demand data are well-positioned to capitalize on a large volume of freight -- and attendant good rates -- available from brokers in the spot market.

Running down under: Australian operator’s Kenworth K200

| September 19, 2014

Rod Hannifey of Dubbo, Central New South Wales, Australia, is a company driver for Truckright, hauling chemicals and general and steel mesh, usually from Melbourne to Brisbane.

Driver rescues family in 14-degree weather

| September 19, 2014

Robert Sutton braved icy, 14-degree temperatures last year to help save a family of four after they crashed on I-84. For his actions, he was named a Knight of the Road by Overdrive. Here's his ...

TCA names Brad Bentley its new president

| September 18, 2014

The Truckload Carriers Association announced Sept. 18 it has selected Brad Bentley as its new president. Bentley will succeed Chris Burruss, who resigned as head of TCA in June for personal reasons. Bentley, who currently is ...

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