Overdrive Staff

FTR’s Perry joins Truckstop.com as chief economist

Perry specializes in analyzing risks in the transportation market and focuses on the underlying fundamentals of transport demand, operations and competition. 

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Trucker caught with 715 pounds of marijuana at Tinker Air Force Base in OKC

A narcotics agent was reportedly performing military duty at the base and found duffel bags containing marijuana in the trailer during a routine inspection of the truck at the base's gate.

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Trucking’s Top Rookie award accepting nominations for year’s best new driver

The winner will receive $10,000 cash, and nine finalists will receive $1,000 each.

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Truckers Against Trafficking receives $89,000 for auctioned Kenworth T680

The auction held by Ritchie Bros. in Phoenix, Ariz., resulted in the largest one-time donation in the history of Truckers Against Trafficking, a nonprofit that aims to stop human trafficking by educating truck drivers and truck stop employees on how to watch for signs of trafficking.

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Free GATS registrations benefit trucking charities for next two weeks

For every driver who registers before July 4, GATS will donate $1 to the driver’s choice of Truckers Against Trafficking, TruckersFinalMile.Org or the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund.

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XPO drivers recognized for surpassing 3M safe driving miles

The 19 drivers recognized for exceeding three million safe driving miles have an average tenure with the company of 30 years.

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Partners in Business tip: Have a fixed residence

Run a single-truck business? You need to report a fixed residence. Here's why.

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FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index: Latest moves show positive change

The Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) from the analysts at FTR Transportation Intelligence showed a big jump in April after falling in March.

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Colin Young presents ‘Basalt Drive’

Taking a load from Denver to Basalt, Colorado on the Friday before Father's Day. After 20+ years of driving it still surprises me how many people continue to take the risks they take around big trucks.

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Doug Wolff’s 1999 Kenworth W900L

Dan Krassow has driven the truck for Wolff and has put 1.6 million miles on it hauling oversize equipment on step decks and double drops. The company operates within a 1,500 mile radius of Bowling Green.

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