Overdrive Staff

Labor Day podcast: Take a load off with the Trucker Talent Search performancesPodcast

| September 01, 2014

Whether you're at home or running the highways this fine Labor Day, in the podcast here you can take a tour with Overdrive's Todd Dills through performances by Trucker Talent Search emcee Tony Justice, contestants ...

PIB tip: Save every receipt, no matter how small

| August 29, 2014

Why “tip” the taxman? Place an envelope in your truck for collecting your receipts and send them at the end of each month to your business services provider.

Truck operator backs into on-the-move pancake patron — Could he have prevented the accident?

| August 29, 2014

While making a deliver at a restaurant, truck operator John Doe backed into the car of an unsuspecting patron who was trying to leave the restaurant. Could he have prevented this accident?

Running in the desert: Owner-op’s 2014 Kenworth T660

| August 29, 2014

In his year-old ‘14 Kenworth T660, owner-operator Christopher Harrison hauls dry freight from Reno, Nev., to San Francisco and down to Los Angeles, he says.

Boyd, Interstate raising pay

| August 28, 2014

Boyd Bros. Transportation (No. 92 in the CCJ Top 250) and Interstate Distributor (No. 72 in the CCJ Top 250) both announced Aug. 28 they would be implementing pay raises for their drivers. Boyd, the Clayton, ...

Love’s opens two new stops

| August 28, 2014

Love’s Travel Stops announced Aug. 28 it has opened two new locations: One in Mossy Head, Fla., at Exit 70 on I-10, and one in Fort Stockton, Texas, at Exit 261 off of I-10.

Rolling Strong partners with owner-op association

| August 28, 2014

Trucking wellness program Rolling Strong announced this week it has partnered with the American Association of Owner-Operators to help AAOO members work toward better health.

DOT only taken half of bridge safety measures required by MAP-21 law

| August 28, 2014

Only 12 of the 24 bridge safety actions required by the current MAP-21 highway funding law have been implemented by the Federal Highway Administration, according to a report released Aug. 26 by the DOT’s Office ...

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