Overdrive Staff

RD’s heavy hauling Pete

Equipment hauler John Johnson drives this 2012 Peterbilt 389 for RD Reed Heavy Transport.

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Indy first ‘Hardest Working’ city

Freightliner Trucks named the Work Truck Show's host city, Indianapolis, Ind., as its first “Hardest Working City” honoree March 4, with the announcement coming at the show itself.

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Mack taking customer submissions for 2016 calendar

Mack Truck has announced that it is offering customers the chance for their Mack models to be featured in the company's 2016 calendar.

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Driver who saved two children from fiery crash named TCA’s Highway Angel of the Year

Colorado-based truck operator David Ragland has been named TCA’s Highway Angel of the Year award for his role in helping save two small children from a car crash.

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Peterbilt 567 with all-wheel drive

The all-wheel drive Model 567 is now available for order and will go into production in April.

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Calling all female truckers: Overdrive’s 2015 Most Beautiful contest accepting nominations through Sunday

Nominations for Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest, which highlights the accomplishments and inner and outer beauty of female drivers, are being accepted through March 15.

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Kentucky temporarily suspends hours rules for food, medicine, grain haulers

Kentucky has suspended hours-of-service rules for truck drivers supplies such as food, water, medicine, propane and grains headed to areas affected by severe winter weather in recent weeks.

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Rebecca Conner

I have an outgoing personality and usually never meet a stranger I cannot find something to talk about. I have a fun and wacky sense of humor but yet I love being a lady as one can see in my 2014 Halloween costume photo. I have fun going incognito and have fooled my brother and friends at times. I love to dance, ballroom, line dancing, clogging and belly dancing. Originally from the great state of ...

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‘Just plain nice’: Propane hauler’s Coronado

Truck operator Brad Kuhn drives this 2014 Freightliner Coronado for MS & Sons out of Iowa. Kuhn lives in Yarnell, Ariz., and hauls propane in the Southwest.

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C.R. England offers bonus for trainers, pay raise for company drivers

C.R. England, a Salt Lake City-based refrigerated carrier, now offers a bonus program for all company and independent contractor trainers in its Dedicated and Over the Road divisions, as well a 14.1 percent pay increase for solo company drivers in its Western Regional fleet. Each apprentice who is trained successfully and upgraded by a trainer becomes a driver in the trainer’s network. Once the successful apprentice is placed on a truck after upgrade and begins running ...

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