Overdrive Staff

Overdrive announces winner of female-trucker contest

| June 27, 2014

Emily Weymouth of Charlton, Mass., hauls motor oil, transmission fluid and other lubricants for Dennison Lubricants.

Volvo investing $69 million in Va. plant

| June 27, 2014

The Volvo VNM, VNL, VNX, VHD and VAH trucks are assembled at the plant.

Family Affair: Detroit-powered 1990 cabover Freightliner

| June 27, 2014

Nick Zwald of Tillamook, Ore., owns and drives this 1990 Freightliner Condor for Zwald Transport, operating under his father’s authority.

Analyst: E-logs drove 2013 carrier bankruptcy spike

| June 27, 2014

2013 didn't follow the typical seasonality of trucking bankruptcies. When analyst Donald Broughton researched the situations of newly bankrupt carriers, a pattern of FMCSA audit, implementation of e-logs and business failure was found.

PC*Miler software update

| June 27, 2014

Version 28 includes new tools and enhanced functionality geared around the need for greater customization, providing the safest, most effective routing for each customer’s specific business needs.

Quick-footed motorist clips rig’s trailer — could the trucker have prevented it?

| June 27, 2014

John Doe could not move his tractor-trailer out of a tight squeeze in an intersection before an impatient sports car driver hit his trailer. Was this a preventable accident?

Love’s now offering freight factoring; low rates, free remote processing

| June 26, 2014

Love's has introduced Love's Financial, which will offer factoring services for drivers. Love's says it will pay within 24 hours, allowing drivers to get money for loads before shippers would have paid them.  The new service ...

Rookie driver to win $10,000, other prizes

| June 25, 2014

Friday, June 27, is the deadline for entering the Mike O’Connell Memorial Trucking's Top Rookie contest, which awards $10,000 to the winner.

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