Overdrive Staff

Les Hackens’ 2007 Peterbilt 379

Les Hackens’ runs nationwide hauling military and oversize equipment and steel with this 2007 Peterbilt 379.

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25th anniversary Truckers’ Choice finalist: Phil Miller’s 2010 Peterbilt 389 and Wilson livestock trailer

Phil Miller's 2010 Peterbilt 389 is one of five finalists in a special edition Truckers' Choice online voting contest celebrating the 25th anniversary of Overdrive's Pride & Polish.

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3-truck fleet issued shutdown order by FMCSA over equipment negligence, false logs

Three-truck Ohio-based fleet Garfield Trucking has been issued an effective shutdown order following a roadside inspection that yielded dozens of violations and subsequent noncooperation from the carrier during an FMCSA inspection.

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Love’s adds stops in Maryland and Wisconsin

Love's Travel Stops opened two new locations Nov. 19 along Interstate 68's Exit 46 in Cumberland, Md., and along Interstate 94's Exit 45 in Menomonie, Wis.

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25th anniversary Truckers’ Choice finalist: Austin Ashley’s 2007 Peterbilt 379

Overdrive will feature one Truckers' Choice 25th Anniversary finalist each day this week. Click here to see all of the competitors and to cast your vote. The contest is being held to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Overdrive's Pride & Polish.  Competitor: "Double Take" — 2007 Peterbilt 379 Owner: Austin Ashley Details: Mississippi-based bulk hauler Austin Ashley and his 2007 Peterbilt 379 won their first Pride & Polish event at 2013's Great American Trucking Show, picking up Best of Show ...

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Pipe hauler’s 1998 Peterbilt 379

Luis Reyes hauls pipe from Oklahoma to Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico and hauls 45-foot containers around Houston with this 1998 Peterbilt 379.

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Congress to attempt to hammer out unified highway bill, owner-op ‘poison pill,’ size/weight already see action

Of key trucking interests on the table heading into the conference committee are potential inclusions of size and weight changes and, perhaps more pressing for owner-operators, fixing language in the bill that could potentially create havoc for about 450,000 carriers, many of them small fleets and owner-operators.

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Werner announces largest owner-operator pay increase in company history

Werner Enterprises recently announced what it says is the largest owner/operator per mile increase in company history.

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Kretz Truck Brokerage named NASTC’s Broker of the Year

The National Association of Small Trucking Companies recognized Kretz Truck Brokerage of Antigo, Wisc., as its Broker of the Year at NASTC's 25th annual conference Oct. 29-31.

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Veterans Day: Truckers thanked for their service in U.S. military

Stories of truckers who served in the military and a few Veterans Day specials for drivers.

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