Overdrive Staff

New Challenges

Immediately following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington D.C., Truckers News received several calls from tr...

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A Different World

When this year started, industry observers felt the most critical issue facing the industry would be how well the economy held up throughout t...

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Deadlines

In trucking, as in the magazine business, one primary indicator of job performance is the ability to do work on time. Drivers have appointment...

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What Is Your Favorite Christmas Memory or Tradition?

Ulysses Benton Cannon Express Atlanta "Christmas, period. Ever since I was a kid I just get so excited at Christmastime."...

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Freightliner Charts New Course

Buffeted by a slumping truck market and mounting losses tied to guaranteed residuals on trucks sold two to three years ago, Freightliner Corp....

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New Law Requires Background Checks for Drivers Hauling Hazardous Materials

A new law will make background checks part of the application process for truckers seeking or renewing hazardous materials endorsements. Th...

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ATA Taps Kansas Governor as President

The American Trucking Associations named Kansas Gov. Bill Graves its next president and CEO at the trucking organization's Management Confere...

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Workshops Tout Renewable Diesel

Ever dream that the fuel pushing your rig down the road was once used to fry catfish and hush puppies? It's not as far-fetched as it sounds, ...

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What Is Biodiesel?

Biodiesel fuel is produced by alcohol - usually methanol or ethanol - chemically reacting with vegetable oils, animal fats or recycled cooking...

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Big Brown Goes Green

United Parcel Service loves brown - from the company's distinctive brown delivery vehicles to its brown-uniformed employees. But the company ...

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