Overdrive Staff

FedEx drivers reject Teamsters affiliation in latest vote

| December 02, 2014

FedEx Freight says drivers at its Louisville, Ky., hub voted last week against joining the Teamsters union. The Louisville vote was the latest chapter in the Teamsters’ recent run at the parcel carrier giant.

SafeConnect to power reefer units at new GSF center

| December 02, 2014

Golden State Foods opened last month a distribution center that will serve about 450 McDonald’s in the Chicago area. In an initiative to make the facility more energy efficient, the facility equipped the center with ...

Widow gives birth to daughter of trucker whose death spurred ‘right to carry’ petition

| December 01, 2014

Another reminder of grave news from June — the daughter of late truck driver Michael Boeglin was born late last week. Boeglin's death spurred a petition for a "right to carry" law to allow truckers ...

Kenworth adds cabover options

| November 28, 2014

Kenworth announced three new options for its medium-duty K270 and K370 cabovers designed to enable more diverse applications and body customization: a compact back-of-cab exhaust system to help allow more space for custom bodies; right-side ...

Schneider Finance touts easier online credit application

| November 28, 2014

Schneider Finance announced the creation of a one-stop online shop to help simplify business ownership for owner-operators. The revamped mobile-friendly SFITrucks.com website is designed for easy use and to offer a streamlined user experience, showcasing an ...

Southeastern relocates Arkansas service center

| November 28, 2014

Southeastern Freight Lines, a Lexington, S.C.-based less-than-truckload company, relocated its service center in Van Buren, Ark., near Fort Smith, in response to growing business in the region. The new facility employs more than 35 people and ...

Vitamin C: Flatbedding ’04 Peterbilt

| November 28, 2014

Owner-operator Shawn Winders of Leesburg, Pa., hauls “pretty much anything and everything,” primarily flatbed materials, with his 2004 Peterbilt.

Video: Truck jumps 83-feet after launching from ramp

| November 28, 2014

Stunt car/truck driver Mike Ryan says what transpires in the video below was a "dream stunt." The coordinators break the world record for the longest truck jump. Ryan says they gutted the truck to remove ...

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