If carriers want to show drivers appreciation, they need to work with their own customers to mitigate the disrespect drivers are shown by shippers and receivers, writes Kevin Jones.
Overdrive is giving a special nod to its readers this year in connection with National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 15-21. We’ve produced a short video, “Headed home,” that recognizes ...
Tim Young wasn't expecting his life to change the day he ran into a woman photographing drivers at an Ontario, Calif., truck stop.
Legion Logistics loves truckers because they know truck driving isn't easy with the rising cost of fuel, continuous changes in regulations, and time away from family and friends.
Photographer Kim Reierson's work appears in the book "Eighteen" and Overdrive's new trucker appreciation video.
The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) will sponsor free health fairs at 18 TravelCenters of America/Petro Stopping Centers across the United States. Reflecting the theme Make Your Destination Another Birthday, these events will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 17, or Wednesday, ...
Overdrive celebrates the 2013 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week with this video featuring images from Kim Reierson's book "Eighteen" and by Overdrive.
Truckers have one of the least appreciated jobs in the economy, and to help remedy that, Overdrive is running a contest to help you show your trucker how much he ...
Domestic workers making state-by-state inroads on their own FLSA exemption (similar to company drivers') from the possibility of overtime pay -- meanwhile, a friendly, familiar, potentially lucrative contest.
ATA is encouraging fleets and shippers to offer days off, goodie bags and other tokens of driver appreciation.
As part of this year's National Truck Driver Appreciation & Wellness Week, the Truckload Carriers Association has designated Sept. 20 as “Ditch the Pack” day.
TCA and state trucking associations will host health fairs and "celebrity walks" during National Truck Driver Appreciation & Wellness Week at 12 TA/Petro locations across the United States from 3 to 8 p.m. local time on Tuesday, Sept. 18.
The Pilot Flying J team is recognizing the month of September as Driver Appreciation Month by offering double points on professional drivers’ MyRewards cards from Aug. 28-Oct. 2.
Readers give kudos to the trucking company owner (other than themselves) in their lives.
Personal relationships drive good businesses -- nowhere is that more true than in trucking.
Rudolph Foods, manufacturer of pork rinds, and ShurTech Brands, makers of Duck brand duct tape, will celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 16-22, with an eight-week campaign and a video contest. Truckers are invited to record videos filling in ...
Starting July 1, you'll have a chance to win a years' supply of pork rinds (and $1,500) from Rudolph Foods by sharing a video filling in the following blank: "Three ...
Three performing groups will headline the free concert March 23 following the show.
El Camino, Blackberry Smoke and James Otto will perform March 23 in Mobil Delvac concert.
NTSB urges ban on all cell phone use in commercial trucks, FMCSA under pressure to keep HOS rule, driver turnover rises in second quarter and more industry news items are ...