overdriveonline

Truck design contest opens to college students

| November 28, 2011

University students are eligible to enter truck designs suitable for owner-operators for the annual contest Design the Future of Pride & Profit, Portland, Ore.-based Freightliner Trucks announced. The winner will receive a $20,000 scholarship and ...

Titan serves power lifter contest

| November 28, 2011

Winner Hapfor Julius Bjornsson pulled a Mack Titan faster than the nine other power lifters in the truck-pull event of the Met-Rx World’s Strongest Man contest, the Greensboro, N.C.-based truck maker announced. Wearing a harness, Bjornsson ...

Class 8 truck drivers eligible for sweepstakes, prizes

| November 22, 2011

Starting Jan. 1, drivers of Class 8 trucks may enter the Weigh to Win sweepstakes through June 1 to vie for a Ford F250 grand prize, Walcott, Iowa-based CAT Scale announced in honor of its ...

Editors to talk owner-operator history, new efforts

| November 21, 2011

Overdrive editors will discuss owner-operators' history and evolution on online radio's "Truth About Trucking" show Dec. 1.

Dispatch Me Home radio network launches

| November 21, 2011

Host Big Al Weekley will broadcast via online radio bluegrass and country music, trucking news and live interviews in an expanded format.

Love’s jumps to 7th on Forbes’ annual list

| November 17, 2011

Forbes ranked Love's Travel Stops in seventh place on its list of America's largest private companies. The Oklahoma City, Okla.-based travel center chain rose 11 places from last year's ranking, the largest jump on the ...

Idleair opens at Pilot Flying J stops in Georgia, Tennessee

| November 16, 2011

Electric shore power provided by Idleair is newly available at travel centers in Dalton, Ga., off I-75 at exit 326, and in White Pine, Tenn., off I-81 at exit 4, Pilot Flying J travel centers ...

U.S. Xpress expands reefer service

| November 16, 2011

Coast-to-coast, reefer service expanded recently, Chattanooga, Tenn.-based U.S. Xpress Enterprises said. The fleet now operates 100 reefer trucks and expects to have 250 by the end of 2012. Primary service lanes are from California to the ...

Editor's Picks

Stay Connected

Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.