Overdrive Staff

Mass. fleet owner pleads guilty to bribery; FMCSA shuts down three drivers

| October 25, 2013

Korca Enterprises owner Irfan Dushku faces home confinement and extended probation after bribery attempt; and drivers in Texas, Michigan and Illinois are declared imminent hazards to public safety by FMCSA.

Poll: Do you currently haul U.S. military freight?

| October 24, 2013

This poll looks at what percentage of drivers are moving military freight, whether solo operators on general freight or a team with arms, ammunition and explosives loads. Or not. Weigh in yourself.

Panel: Paying drivers by hour would be ‘suicide,’ driver pay raise looming

| October 24, 2013

Fleets should be reluctant to abandon paying drivers by the mile, according to a panel of fleet managers, but driver pay is looming.

2013 National Champion, Working Combo: Bill Rethwisch’s 2012 Peterbilt 389 and Polar tanker

| October 22, 2013

Three years ago, after 15 years of trucking – 13 of those spent hauling gas – Bill Rethwisch decided to start showing trucks. It’s paid off in more ways than one.

Most Loved Pet: Roscoe

| October 22, 2013

Laura Hix's dog, Roscoe, is the "non-yappiest" Chiwinnie she's ever met.

Five from Overdrive: Hours of service effects, latest cargo theft scheme, trucking employment

| October 22, 2013

In today's edition of Five from Overdrive, OD News Editor James Jaillet gives news on the the impact of the new hours of service rule, cargo thefts from "fictitious pickups," trucking's monthly employment report and ...

Trucker protest paled compared to one in late ’60s

| October 17, 2013

"Having been thru all of the trucker shutdowns of the past nearly fifty years this one falling on its face came as no surprise."

2013 GATS Best of Show, Limited-Mileage Bobtail: Shawn Gibson’s 2013 Pete 389

| October 17, 2013

Shawn Gibson has a wicked obsession with chrome, and he and his team made that known with their award-winning 2013 Peterbilt 389.

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