Overdrive Staff

Driver helps motorist whose car collided with a deer

| July 08, 2014

Gary de Vos has been named the latest Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association after he helped a man whose car had been in a serious accident after his car hit a deer on ...

PIB tip: Carry a notebook with your receipt envelope

| July 08, 2014

This notebook will be used to record those expenses for which you cannot obtain a receipt, such as when you wash your truck at a coin-operated facility or personal use of your auto, so you ...

Peterbilt, Kenworth loyalty cards have $4k in offers

| July 07, 2014

The Peterbilt Preffered Card and the Kenworth Priveleges Loyalty Card programs each feature offers that can save operators up to $4,000 a year on parts, accessories and service, the truck makers' parent company Paccar announced ...

Love’s re-opens in Erick, OK

| July 07, 2014

Love's Travel Stops recently announced the opening of a new travel stop in Eric, Okla., on I-40, Exit 7. The location replaces the Erick location previously opened in 1989.

Ryder names its carriers of the year

| July 07, 2014

Ryder Systems last week announced its selections for top carriers in its annual Ryder Carrier Quality Award, which recognizes carriers in metrics like on-time performance, claims handling, customer service, technology applications, economic value and innovation ...

‘America respected and loved truckers a lot more back then’

Gregg Blair | July 04, 2014

Six-million-mile man Gregg Blair, now retired, remembers a long career.

Keeping it old school: ’02 Peterbilt 379

| July 03, 2014

Rick Meijer, an Orono, Ontario, native, owns this 2002 Peterbilt 379, which is powered by a 550-hp Cat and 18-speed transmission.

Three Trucker Talent finalists headed for Dallas

| July 02, 2014

The three singing truckers who will compete live at The Great American Trucking Show for the top prize are Brad James, Jennie Simpson and Keith Sampson.

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