New ‘Truckers for Hope’ initiative to benefit St. Jude

| February 03, 2014

Organizer Chris Dowdy is requesting drivers to mail in printed pictures/bios to present to children at the hospital during the April 25 outreach visit.

Rising from the frozen planet

| February 02, 2014

Down and out at an Alabama distribution center in the ice -- and how just a little bit of goodwill goes a long, long way.

Pay by performance, rate trends

| February 01, 2014

Was 2013 the year that changed driver pay forever? Gordon Klemp seems to think so. Catch a vid with him here from the TCA meeting in Nashville and find out why. Some potentially good news in it for independents.

Attention seeking at its finest

| January 31, 2014

Wendy responds to an editorial in the news recently that heaped scorn on truckers and the industry.

C.O. Bruce Trucking — classic trucks through the decadesImage Gallery

| January 30, 2014

Photos and more from longtime owner-operator C.O. Bruce's and his 1960s visit to Overdrive offices in Los Angeles.

The reality of ‘passing costs to customers’

| January 29, 2014

The challenge to the shipper and carrier, whether it’s a solo operation or Walmart or Schneider National, is not to wait for the turbulence of changing costs and then respond, but to be constantly examining costs.

Truck haters and Mother freakin’ Nature

| January 29, 2014

"Just another day in trucking. A crappy one. But that's OK because it still beats night shift at a nursing home, and we both woke up breathing again. So there's that."

Changing Gear: Updates from Phillips, Prestone Command, Luber-finer, Donaldson

| January 29, 2014

Phillips reaches out to smart device users, Prestone Command releases a free white paper and more.

Our Authors

James Jaillet

James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him ...

Carolyn Magner

Carolyn Magner is not a professional therapist and her advice is ...

Wendy Parker

Wendy Parker rides with her husband, George Parker, an ...

Max Heine

Max Heine is editorial director of Overdrive. A CDL holder, he ...

Dean Smallwood

Dean Smallwood is managing editor of Commercial Carrier Journal ...

Jack Roberts

Jack Roberts is executive editor for CCJ and equipment editor for ...

Todd Dills

Todd Dills is Senior Editor of Overdrive magazine and writes from ...

Stay Connected

Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.