Overdrive Staff

Quack attack: Oregon fan’s 2010 Freightliner Cascadia

| January 13, 2014

Owner-operator and Oregon Ducks fan John Starr of Roseburg, Ore., says team pride dominates his 2010 Freightliner Cascadia.

Trucking employment mostly flat in December in below-expectation job report

| January 10, 2014

Just 100 new payroll jobs were added in the for-hire trucking industry in December, according to Department of Labor, coming on the heels of big gains in November, which saw a net gain of 8,400 ...

Diesel price rises 3 cents to end year where it began

| January 02, 2014

The national average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel jumped three cents in the week ended Dec. 30 to $3.903 — within a penny of where the price averaged at the beginning of 2013 ...

Agency seeking public input on testing of new carriers

| January 02, 2014

The agency is holding a listening session Jan. 13 in Nashville, Tenn., to seek input from industry stakeholders and the public at large on the entry level motor carrier testing rule it must craft.

Owner-operator tactics and strategies: Setting goals

| January 02, 2014

Overdrive columnist Kevin Rutherford, speaking at Overdrive's Partners in Business seminar, tells owner-operators how they can improve their business and personal lives by setting goals.

Start the year with strategies to achieve your goals

| December 31, 2013

In the first of two parts, Overdrive columnist and trucking radio host Kevin Rutherford tells owner-operators how establishing tactics and strategies can help them improve their businesses and their personal lives.

VIDEO: The George and Wendy Show 2013 in pictures

| December 31, 2013

A video look-back on 2013 put together by owner-operator George Parker for the George and Wendy Show YouTube channel.

5 tips to prevent cargo theft (and how to handle someone tailing you)

| December 27, 2013

What are some steps you can take to prevent becoming a victim of cargo theft? And how should you react if you think you're being tailed? Here are five things you can do to protect ...

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