Overdrive Staff

Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Kristen Kudlic

A serious motocross accident in 2009 left Kudlic with a broken back and paralysis from the waist down.

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New diesel oils usher in new API donut symbols

The new donut features a shaded section to differentiate API FA-4 diesel oils from CK-4 oils. The API CK-4 Service Symbol Donut will look the same as the current CJ-4 Donut.

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N.C. driver plans to become owner-operator after winning lottery

North Carolina truck driver David Harris won $10 million on a scratch-off lottery ticket and plans to buy his own truck to become an owner-operator.

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Hank O’Neill’s 2000 Kenworth W900

The truck features an extended hood and studio sleeper. The only custom work on the truck is the 7-inch dual straight stacks.

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Freight-matching platform for minority-owned biz

The new Minority Carrier Exchange allows shippers with diversity requirements to exchange freight information with certified minority-owned trucking companies.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Liberty Fry

With dry van or tanker holding explosives in tow, Fry and her husband, Steve, take their Kenworth everywhere from New Hampshire to Mexico.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Amanda Christina

This tough trucker has overcome cancer and a debilitating back injury.

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Trucking organizations form partnership to help truckers find available parking

The groups will announce their plans for sharing parking availability with truck drivers during a May 18 press conference.

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Josh Ivey’s 1998 Peterbilt 379

Josh Ivey, out of Midway, Texas, owns this 1997 Peterbilt 379.

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Owner-operator spending on fuel, insurance, truck payments and more wanted for annual report

The American Transportation Research Institute is seeking input from owner-operators and carriers for its annual Operational Costs of Trucking report. The brief online questionnaire asks about basic cost information of for-hire carriers such as driver pay, fuel costs, insurance premiums, and lease or purchase premiums.

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