Part 2 in this series examines carrier management and driver views on solutions to improved conditions to attract people to the trucking industry.
OnTrac has new lease opportunities for 75 owner-operators. The company is hosting an open house along with 15 area transportation companies at its Fontana, Calif., operating facility Aug. 3 at 11 a.m
Carriers are again talking "driver shortage" in a big way -- what do you think? Why do so many seem to have so much difficulty recruiting new drivers?
Food for thought: In defense of the national clearinghouse for positive test results for drug and alcohol.
"Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for ...
Owner-operator Jeff Clark, blogging as part of Freightliner's new Team Run Smart initiative, breaks down the driver shortage issue in a crafty way: "An economist and a driver recruiter walk into a bar" and...
FMCSA's Pre-employment Screening Program is the only place to find full driver-specific detail of the information contained in the Motor Carrier Management Information System database that underpins CSA.
Readers respond to Overdrive's August 2012 cover story, "Fit for duty," about carrier efforts to recruit former military service members to driver ranks.
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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