Overdrive Staff

European trucker helps police end high speed chase

Watch as this truck driver uses his rig and his skill to stop a stolen BMW in its tracks.

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Erick Engbarth’s 2009 Kenworth W900L

This 2009 Kenworth W900L is owned by Erick Engbarth and has more than 1 million miles.

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Video: Ice Road Truckers’ Lisa Kelly talks new season, new cast

Overdrive sister site Truckers News snagged a few minutes with Ice Road Truckers' star Lisa Kelly last month at the Great American Trucking Show, in which she talked life on and off the famed ice road. See a clip of the interview here and a link to the full version...

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360-degree views of custom truck interiors from GATS Pride & Polish

Interactive videos showing 360-degree views of some of the most unique and customized truck interiors shown at the Great American Trucking Show last month.

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Nationwide brake inspection blitz running this week

All of next week, inspectors will ramp up enforcement across North America to target brake violations.

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Swift boss Jerry Moyes retiring

Swift Transportation’s Jerry Moyes, founder and CEO of the country’s largest truckload carrier, will retire at the end of 2016, the company announced this week. Moyes founded Swift with a single truck 50 years ago. Swift’s fleet now has more than 20,000 trucks.

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Slumping truck sales push Navistar International to $34M quarterly loss

Revenue in the quarter slid 18 percent to $2.1 billion thanks in part to soft industry conditions, primarily in the Class 8 market. Navistar’s truck segment recorded a loss of $54 million in the third quarter, compared with a year-ago third quarter loss of $36 million.

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Partners in Business: Health and income insurance

Paying for coverage of personal risks is a cost of doing business.

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TCA opens nominations for annual Best Fleets to Drive For

Truckers themselves must nominate carriers for the contest, TCA says, and once a company accepts and agrees to participate, CarriersEdge will reach out for more details with an electronic survey and a telephone interview.

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Military vets using GI Bill can now earn extra income at CRST

CRST has been approved by the Department of Labor and the Veteran’s Administration to participate in the Veteran Apprenticeship Program

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