Carriers chase after a diminished pool of owner-operator candidates with higher pay, bonuses and more compensation options.
New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.
Over the next 12 months, owner-operator pay is predicted to rise 4 to 6 cents a mile and company driver pay 3 to 5 cents a mile.
Owner-operator pay to rise, researcher trashes hour studies, Shell selects SuperRigs trucks, groups push for safer trucks and many more industry news items are featured.
Demand pushing pay higher, Charlie Daniels to perform at Super Show, FMCSA sends CSA warning letters, opposition builds against hours proposal and more industry news items are featured.
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.
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