Overdrive Extra

Smart year-end tax moves

| December 18, 2014

There’s still time to take advantage of some financial opportunities that could lower your 2014 taxes.

New tax resource for owner-operators aims to answer common trucking biz questions

| December 16, 2014

The TruckerTax Letter offeres owner-ops information on topics like overlooked deductions, planning for retirement, how to handle audits, what to do if you owe the IRS, basic business structure and more.

Data shows good earnings, especially for flatbed, independents

| December 11, 2014

Average third quarter net income for ATBS clients was $14,464, a 9.4 percent increase from the same quarter in 2013.

VIDEO: Driver’s ‘turn to give’ in Wreaths Across America

| December 03, 2014

Vince Strupp is joining dozens of other drivers to deliver wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery through the Wreaths Across America program.

Route 66 Archive stuffed with images past and present

| November 11, 2014

The website has images of thousands of postcards of fuel stations, diners and other attractions from the historic highway.

Truck video’s evolution to data mining

| November 03, 2014

Truck-mounted video cameras have been around for years, but what’s changed is the emergence of specialists helping fleets to comb through recordings and harvest useful data.

Video: Truck rams security post, proves they’re effective

| October 28, 2014

If the thought ever crossed your mind to try to knock down a security barrier with your truck, here’s some evidence that may change your mind.

The problem with ‘Say no to cheap freight’

| October 27, 2014

Trucking radio host Kevin Rutherford talks about rates at Overdrive’s 2014 Partners in Business seminar.

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