Industry tests have shown for years that the difference in fuel economy between the best drivers and the worst can be as much as 30 percent due.
I spend a lot of time on airplanes. But sometimes, we get visitors here in our our Tuscaloosa, Ala., headquarters. Such was the case last week when representatives from Chevron Lubricants came calling. The gist of ...
The time-sensitive freight niche could be one of the last profitable bastions of irregular route long-haul, offering fuel mileage and other reduced costs, more income on fewer miles and load and lane novelty.
A chance meeting with expedited driver Don Lanier yields insights into the segment.
Expediting owner-operators Linda and Bob Caffee, after participating in the GATS Pride & Polish in 2012, offered up an idea for a new class focused on biz performance and professionalism.
Readers give kudos to the trucking company owner (other than themselves) in their lives.
At bottom, find a vid from ATDynamics featuring its new trailer-tail design for vans with rear roll doors, but along the way I thought I'd share some video from my meeting late last year with ...
When owner-operator Henry Albert proposed that he test speed's effect on fuel mileage on his blog Feb. 22 by dropping his top speed from 65 to 60, he sparked a wellspring of commentary from his ...
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.