dry vans

Pay trends, part 1: Near-term forecast mixed

| October 15, 2012

While industry analysts say rising owner-operator compensation for both leased drivers and independents is on a slow rise, anecdotal reports and some polls suggest otherwise.

Operators pitch in to foil suicide attempt, take two

| April 18, 2012

It was truckers to the rescue again Monday in Minneapolis as a suicidal man stood poised to jump, hanging onto nothing more than the outside of a chain-link fence at the edge of a 25-foot-high ...

Cubby Buddy toolbox maker’s new storage system for load bars

| April 02, 2012

Hensley Inc.-leased owner-operator Jeff Zehrer (pictured), with a Great Dane dry van and Freightliner tractor and a unique line of tool-box systems for owner-operators you may well recall me writing about here back in January, has ...

Utility double deck loading system

| March 23, 2012

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. introduced a new optional double deck loading system for its dry vans March 23 in Louisville, Ky. The new system is “…designed for maximizing trailer cube space and to increase overall freight ...

Great Dane targets corrosion

| March 21, 2012

Dry vans, reefers and flatbed trailers feature several updates aimed at fighting corrosion and new chemicals.

Spot market rates up in September

| October 10, 2011

Rates rose for both dry vans and refrigerated vans compared with August.

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | September 01, 2011

A trucker helps grant a wish, smoothing the pavement, how to cut tension, a truck gallery and more trucking industry news items are featured.

Breaker-breaker: Thursday Channel 19 news round-up

| July 28, 2011

Tonight on American Trucker on the Speed Channel: You The third episode of the second season of the American Trucker documentary show on the Speed Channel is called, simply, "Independent." It will explore, well, guess ...

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