Overdrive Staff

Love’s raises nearly $2M to Children’s Miracle Network

| October 16, 2014

Love’s announced this week that it raised $1.86 million from customers donations for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The money was donated during the company’s annual five-week drive that ended Sept. 30. In the last 16 ...

Load availability continues to boom on spot market despite small monthly drops

| October 16, 2014

Spot market volume in September jumped 32 percent compared to the same month last year, according to the monthly DAT Freight Index, continuing more than a year of strong year-over-year increases.

POLL: Should the federal government stop flights from Ebola-stricken countries?

| October 16, 2014

As officials work to contain the Ebola virus in the U.S. following further repercussions in Texas, do you think current passenger screening of flights from West Africa is adequate or is more flight restriction needed?

Love’s Fla. location to be fuel and go only Oct. 16-19

| October 15, 2014

Due to a motorcycle show taking place in the Daytona Beach and Ormond Beach, Fla., Oct. 16-19, the Love’s Travel Stops location in Ormond Beach will be fuel and go only those days. Long-term parking ...

Grant allows AZ to teach public about sharing road with trucks

| October 15, 2014

The Arizona Transportation Education Foundation says it has received a $24,000 grant from its states Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to allow it to wrap a trailer with educational materials teaching motorists about safely sharing ...

What does your truck’s color say about you?

| October 15, 2014

The American Independent Truckers' Association (AITA) has launched an online quiz that offers insight on what choice of vehicle color could reflect in the owner's personality.

2015 Pride & Polish series continues this weekend in Utah

| October 14, 2014

The second stop of the 2014-2015 Overdrive’s Pride & Polish National Championship series takes place in October at Performance Diesel Inc. headquarters, where both show and working trucks will face off for bragging rights and ...

General public in touch with reality? 8 in 10 view truckers as more safe than passenger-vehicle drivers

| October 13, 2014

A survey of public opinion of the trucking industry and its drivers also concluded that the public views the industry favorably in large part. More results reported here.

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