Overdrive Staff

Bill Rethwisch wins back-to-back SuperRigs titles, takes this year’s with ’13 Pete

| May 19, 2014

Wisconsin-based owner-operator Bill Rethwisch won Best of Show at the 2014 Shell Rotella SuperRigs show with his green and white 2013 Peterbilt 389 and matching tanker. Austin Ashley from Raleigh, Miss., won Best of Show ...

Senate committee passes six-year MAP-21 extension bill unanimously

| May 16, 2014

The Senate’s Environment and Public Works committee made quick work of the highway reauthorization bill it unveiled just this week, passing the six-year plan unanimously Thursday, May 15.

More hours flexibility could ‘ease e-log angst’?

| May 14, 2014

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts asked the question in the title of a blog post on the CCJ website in which he discusses the hours flexibility issue relative to the proposed electronic logging device mandate.

Singer Lindsay Lawler starts four-month truck stop tour next week

| May 13, 2014

Country singer and Highway Angel spokesperson Lindsay Lawler will begin her second Highway Angel Truck Stop Tour on May 21. The tour covers more than 10 states and lasts until late September.

Shell’s SuperRigs show takes place this week in Charlotte, N.C.

| May 13, 2014

The annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition will be held May 15-17 at the zMax Dragway adjacent to the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.

International sells 500 LoneStars to Celadon

| May 08, 2014

In what the company has said is its largest sale ever, Navistar announced it has sold 500 International LoneStar on-highway tractors to Celadon Trucking Services.

PIB tip: Obtain a monthly earnings statement

| May 07, 2014

All of your records should be converted into a profit and loss statement at the end of every month to show miles, revenue, costs and how much money you made or lost.

30-second trucker tip: How to find and play podcasts

| May 07, 2014

Bored with the same old CDs and satellite radio programs to tickle your ears while you’re on the road? If you’ve got internet access, you can liven up those long hours with some fresh programming ...

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