Overdrive Staff

Trucking labor disputes: Teamsters win another FedEx victory, court orders benefits payback in misclass case

| November 04, 2014

The Teamsters have scored another victory at FedEx — the labor union’s second overall win at the parcel giant and second within the last month. Also, a California port trucker has been awarded $9,000 for ...

Internet Truckstop releases rebuilt load-finding app

| November 04, 2014

Internet Truckstop announced this week it has released a completely rebuilt version of its ITS Trucker app, available for devices running both iOS and Android.

Detention time’s impact on safety, productivity: ATRI wants carrier input

| November 03, 2014

The American Transportation Research Institute is looking for input from the trucking industry on the impact of detention time on safety and productivity.

Partners in Business: Choosing a Carrier

| November 03, 2014

Though demand for drivers dropped with the slowing economy from as early as 2007 through 2009, the recruiting ads and posters promising more revenue and better opportunities returned in 2010 and continue to be prevalent ...

‘Random decision’ to truck: Most Beautiful finalist poses with Pride & Polish winner

| October 31, 2014

Anna Sosnia never planned to be a truck driver. But a few years ago she saw an ad for truck driving school. She enrolled in it and loved it. Sosnia was one of three finalists ...

PIB tip: Log your spending

| October 31, 2014

Record every check or debit card purchase as soon as the money is spent. Here's how.

Caterpillar unveils second truck in vocational lineup

| October 30, 2014

Caterpillar added a second model to its new line of vocationally focused work trucks with the unveiling of the Class 8 CT681 truck Oct. 30 at the company’s Edwards Proving Grounds outside of Peoria, Ill.

Capitol Christmas tree loaded on Kenworth T880, headed to Washington

| October 30, 2014

The Capitol Christmas tree's yearly trek from to D.C. has begun. The tree was cut down this week and loaded onto a trailer bound for Washington, D.C. Kenworth has the honors of hauling the truck ...

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