Overdrive Staff

Michael Kimball presents ‘Lanes blocked? Use the shoulder.’

File under "four-wheeler impatience." Says operator Michael Kimball: "I had a bull hauler passing me in the left lane. I guess the four-wheeler couldn't wait."

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Lyle Puckett presents ‘8 15 2015 Medford OR’

Lady merging onto I-5 in Medford, OR and not paying attention to the truck beside her.

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Love’s reopens Van Horn, Texas store after renovation

Love’s Travel Stops has reopened its doors in Van Horn, Texas, along Interstate 10 after undergoing a three-month renovation process.

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Daseke announces merger with Hornady Transportation

Daseke announced this week a second carrier has merged with the flatbed giant in just over a month.

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Ice Road Truckers: Recapping superlatives in the first episodes of Season 9

Best Quote of Episode 2 goes to Darrell: “The more loads I deliver on time, the more loads I will have to deliver.” ...

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BFGoodrich issues recall on nearly 130,000 tires

BFGoodrich is recalling approximately 129,000 commercial tires that were sold in North America, with 104,000 of those sold in the United States.

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Suicide by truck series

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‘Suicide by truck’ on I-35E in Texas caught on owner-operator’s dashcam

The incident shown here involved an auto driver under the influence of alcohol and suicidal as she pulled head-on into the path of the rig in front of Jack Rivera's truck. She survived, with injuries, to be charged with DUI and attempted manslaughter. Says Rivera, "“It’s shocking to see something so deliberate. I’ve seen all kinds of bad wrecks in my 10-year career, but this kind of thing stays with you.”

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Michael Kimball presents ‘Last minute decision.’

Another accident averted by Michael Kimball: "It happens every day -- someone decides they don't want to exit so they jerk it back on the highway without looking in the mirror."

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Truck prices the main focus of first public hearing on next round of federal emissions standards

Representatives of truck dealers and owner-operators lamented their concerns about the impact on truck prices that the proposed next phase of emissions and fuel economy standards will have. A second hearing will be held this month.

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