Overdrive Staff

Driver braves 14-degree temps to help family in bad crash

| June 10, 2014

Robert Sutton, a driver out of Meridian, Idaho, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association after he came to the aid of a family of four that had been involved in ...

Diesel hits lowest point since January, falls sixth week in a row

| June 10, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel dropped again in the week ended June 9, falling 2.6 cents to $3.892, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.

Finalist Michele Pruitt: ‘I think beauty is within’

| June 09, 2014

Pruitt is a self-described “country girl.” She’s usually found wearing her boots, hats and jeans.

Senate DOT appropriations bill would set e-log, CSA safety fitness determination deadlines

James Jaillet & Kevin Jones | June 09, 2014

In addition to offering restart-changes relief pending further study, the bill requires an ELD final rule by January 2015 and SFD proposal by December of this year, in addition to an OIG audit of the ...

Goodyear expanding network to Greensboro, N.C.

| June 06, 2014

Goodyear is expanding its commercial tire and service network to the Greensboro, N.C., market, the company announced this week.  It is bringing its "Total Package Solution" in its expansion, which includes: -A full range of commercial truck ...

Finalist Kimberly Myers: ‘I am always looking for new challenges’

| June 06, 2014

Myers says she came into trucking later in life, and she is proud of herself and who she has become.

PIB tip: Shop for insurance

| June 05, 2014

Don’t automatically include insurance in the final contract of a truck loan. Shop around beforehand, and you may opt to buy it elsewhere.

OOIDA, Western Star ‘Spirit of American Trucker’ tour hits the road

| June 04, 2014

After building a truck from the ground up through fan votes, the Western Star “Design Our Star” show truck is now on the road, pulling the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association “Spirit of the American Trucker” tour ...

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