18-wheelers

Kentucky Trailer has grand opening of paint, decale division

| September 01, 2011

A paint and decale division of Kentucky Trailer is having its grand opening in a new 80,000-square-foot building, the Louisville, Ky.-based trailer maker announced. The facility for the new division, Kentucky Trailer Paint & Reconditioning, is ...

Freewheelin’s top 10 trucking songs after 1985

| August 31, 2011

With Overdrive's September 50th anniversary issue hard on the way, and considering folks at the Great American Trucking Show got a sneak peak at the 50 top technical milestones John Baxter and oiur editorial crew ...

How to save fuel: ‘Fix the roads!’ researchers say

| August 01, 2011

We all know the tire makers have done their due in improving truck-tire rolling resistance in recent years to help operators save fuel with tire choices. Two Auburn University researchers say it’s time for the ...

For the dog days of summer: Doug dog to the rescue

| July 28, 2011

Doug Dog, a canine with his own twitter account, has trucking roots with Overdrive and is a reminder of a pooch's warmth.

Internet Truckstop partners with ALK Technologies

| July 28, 2011

Internet Truckstop is providing routing, mileage and mapping software through ALK Technologies, the freight matching service announced. ALK Technologies’ PC Miler software will be available to members of Internet Truckstop, based in New Plymouth, Idaho. ALK ...

Truck insurance app available

| July 25, 2011

The Insure My Truck app for getting truck insurance estimates is available for iPhone users, Progressive Insurance announced.  An android version of the app is in development. Get more details at iTunes.  

Blasts from the past: Bennies and bad checks

| July 22, 2011

Cartoons by Overdrive artist C. Livolsi in the 1960s were hard-hitting satires fused with corny humor.

Tonight on American Trucker — Gully Transportation’s antique trucks

| July 21, 2011

Gully Transportation will be featured on tonight's edition of the American Trucker television show. The episode will air on the Speed Channel at 10 p.m. Eastern. The program will show the production of one of the ...

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