Retail’s rebound bodes well for holidays

| October 14, 2011

The economy’s still sputtering, but it looks like there will be lots of freight through the holidays. At least consumer goods and other cargo related to retail sales are doing well, based on recent reports.

Tonight! Chat live with Robb Mariani

| October 14, 2011

“American Trucker” host Robb Mariani will be available for a live video chat as part of the Truckers News Celebrity Series.

Tony Justice among performers Saturday at driver convention

| October 13, 2011

I'm excited about seeing East Tennessee-based B&B Transport driver and songwriter Tony Justice make his driver-event debut Saturday at the Truck Driver Social Media Convention in Tunica, Miss., on Saturday. I've heard him play before, ...

‘Trucker Tools’ app continues expansion from coupons to comprehensive on-highway resource

| October 12, 2011

The Truck Stop Coupons app, which debuted for the iPhone and Blackberry devices quite some time ago, quietly gained more and more functionality as time passed by -- from real-time fuel prices for the comprehensive ...

Actor was former trucker, Overdrive writer

| October 07, 2011

Charles Napier was an Overdrive columnist in the early 1970s and appeared in several trucking movies and TV shows.

Truck Stop Missouri redux; American Trucker GATS episode tonight

| October 06, 2011

Truck Stop Missouri a 'trucking ambassador' in reality? After my interview posted yesterday with Joe Bechtold, General Manager of the Midway Truck Stop and Travel Plaza that is the subject of the Truck Stop Missouri ...

Oct. 8: Truck drag races in Charlotte

| October 06, 2011

If you’ve never seen Class 8 trucks roaring down a track, consider a trip to North Carolina for the Charlotte Diesel Super Show

Class 8 orders reported strong in September

| October 05, 2011

Preliminary September orders increased 12 percent over August and 56 percent over the same month a year earlier, FTR Associates said.

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