Overdrive Extra

When do you shop online for trucks, parts?

| May 20, 2012

The "Best Practices for Car Dealers" infographic below (click through it for a larger version) shows results of a survey conducted by the folks at Carwoo.com of its auto-shopper users and auto dealers that suggests ...

‘Pilot, drop in 150 gallons ULSD, over’ — On mobile NG filling stations

| May 18, 2012

Ever fantasized about the potential for airborne diesel refuelers to fill the tanks in-transit? Given the widespread reach of truck stops in America, it's probably well unnecessary, but hey, anybody can dream, right? Though efforts are ...

Former white collars turn to trucking

| May 17, 2012

Sacramento’s CBS affiliate ran a piece Thursday, May 17, casting light on a rising number of former white-collar employees turning to trucking for a job.

Beautiful people, beautiful trucks: Behind the scenesImage Gallery

| May 15, 2012

Yesterday David and Melissa Holbrook of Holbrook Farms in Tennessee offered up a small portion of the Holbrook family 350-acre dairy farm (main shop pictured) as prime location for some ongoing beautiful trucks/beautiful people pairing. ...

Before and after: TCA’s weight-loss showdown finale

| May 13, 2012

Official results are in, ladies and gentlemen, and we have ourselves a winner -- or two, that is, one at the carrier level and the other at the individual. Congrats to Prime Inc. for a big ...

The owner-operator: Takes a lickin’, still tickin’

| May 11, 2012

Looking at the overall need for owner-operators, their health tracks freight demand.

Are you going to drink that?

| May 11, 2012

The Associated Press reports a stolen trailer of Corona went missing on or around Cinco de Mayo.

Trucks – eyesores to the ritzy neighbor

| May 10, 2012

Cedar Lake, Ind., Town Councilman John Foreman says he doesn't want trucks parked near his $300,000 house.

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