Many of the same issues are in the political foreground today around highway regulation and funding as were being debated in 2007 when the Minneapolis I-35W bridge fell, with sometimes overheated rhetoric.
Quite a debut for the Longhaul Survivor cancer-benefit raffle rig put together by owner-operator Eldon Jaeger and a large crew of supporters.
For large carriers (more than 50 employees), paying the per-employee penalties after they opt for exchange-purchased and subsidized coverage could well mean considerably less money spent by the employer...
More and more under new hours rules, drivers and owner-operators are expecting a turn away from the restart and back to the recap. You? Also: A brief update on OK tornado relief expectations.
Michael Winton just "couldn't resist" setting up his pickup in front of the idle Tennessee Highway Patrol Peterbilt when he came upon it in Cookeville. Check out the grim results of the resulting photo shoot here.
Overdrive reader Kyle Cantor remembers the convoys of old, and proposes a new one: "Hey drivers, let's get a Memorial Day convoy going for the Thursday before...."
Meet Xandra "Sunny" Moon, author of the self-help tome that tells her story -- in part about her discovery of trucking after years at home as a full-time mother -- of getting over a "mid-life slump."
Tech company Kaazing is building an online-communications enhancement to brokerage Allen Lund Co.'s management software to streamline/enhance shipper-broker-carrier communications and load negotiation/selection.
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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