Overdrive Staff

POLL: Where do you stand on mandatory quarantine for possible Ebola exposure?

| November 04, 2014

Given recent backpedaling by some states who've instituted mandatory quarantine protocols for health workers returning from service in Ebola-stricken African countries, where do you stand on the issue?

Driver saves fellow trucker from hot asphalt leak after crash

| November 04, 2014

Driver Bill Hunt's help in an April 2014 crash helped save the life of a fellow truck operator. Here's his story.

Trucking labor disputes: Teamsters win another FedEx victory, court orders benefits payback in misclass case

| November 04, 2014

The Teamsters have scored another victory at FedEx — the labor union’s second overall win at the parcel giant and second within the last month. Also, a California port trucker has been awarded $9,000 for ...

Internet Truckstop releases rebuilt load-finding app

| November 04, 2014

Internet Truckstop announced this week it has released a completely rebuilt version of its ITS Trucker app, available for devices running both iOS and Android.

Detention time’s impact on safety, productivity: ATRI wants carrier input

| November 03, 2014

The American Transportation Research Institute is looking for input from the trucking industry on the impact of detention time on safety and productivity.

Partners in Business: Choosing a Carrier

| November 03, 2014

Though demand for drivers dropped with the slowing economy from as early as 2007 through 2009, the recruiting ads and posters promising more revenue and better opportunities returned in 2010 and continue to be prevalent ...

‘Random decision’ to truck: Most Beautiful finalist poses with Pride & Polish winner

| October 31, 2014

Anna Sosnia never planned to be a truck driver. But a few years ago she saw an ad for truck driving school. She enrolled in it and loved it. Sosnia was one of three finalists ...

PIB tip: Log your spending

| October 31, 2014

Record every check or debit card purchase as soon as the money is spent. Here's how.

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