Overdrive Staff

Commercial tire prices set to increase in 2017

Tire manufacturers Yokohama, Bridgestone and Michelin have announced they will be increasing tire prices by 7-8 percent in 2017.

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Test drive: Volvo’s $2M SuperTruck

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jason Cannon got behind the wheel of Volvo’s SuperTruck concept vehicle last month. Details here...

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Trucking’s cargo theft losses totaled $173 million in 2016, report says

Cargo theft recording firm CargoNet logged 836 cargo theft incidents in 2016 worth an estimated $172.9 million, the firm reported in its annual cargo theft trend analysis.

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Johnie Waddle’s 2000 Peterbilt 379

This 2000 Peterbilt 379 is owned by Johnie Waddle and used mainly to haul tankers and occasionally flatbed freight in the Midwest.

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Monty Hale presents ‘Smile, you’re on dashcam!’

This collection of "greatest hits" among on-highway observations comes from the dash cam of Monty Hale.

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TCA names 20 Best Fleets to Drive For

TCA says the 20 for-hire trucking companies are being recognized for having “exemplary work environments” for their truck drivers and other employees.

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CX North America introduces tools for carriers, brokers

The CX North America Information Services company, a platform for freight management and collaboration for fleets and brokers, announced the launch of the company and the opening of its headquarters office in Tecumseh, Ontario.

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I-83 open in Pa. following 50-vehicle pileup

A 50-car pileup on I-83 involving at least 10 tractor-trailers shutdown lanes in all directions on I-83 late Monday. The lanes have been reopened, the state has reported.

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TBS Factoring goes paperless

The company has implemented a paperless system for its fast-cash invoice-factoring core service, and also celebrated its 10,000th client, hotshot hauler Larry McNeil, with recognition and a few extras.

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Chris and Ruth Smith’s 2017 Pete 579

The couple hauls loads ranging from museum artifacts and fine art to IT servers and hospital equipment such as MRI scanners and X-ray machines.

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