Blogs

Introducing: Overdrive’s Dashcam Central for driver video shares

"We hope this new section of Overdrive's website will grow into a repository of reader-submitted rolling-video work (such as with a mounted GoPro camera) and dashcam clips that show compelling events."

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A goofy back is no joke

"At some point during my transitional truck packing from winter clothes and MATS paraphernalia to summer clothes and Wildwood paraphernalia, I wrenched my back. I hate to admit it, but I'm falling apart."

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Freight from the ports: Savannah benefiting from West Coast freight diversions

If trends continue, watch for well better van rates out of Georgia as freight heats up with the Spring.

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VIDEO: Obscene Gesture cabover rescued from junkyard

Among the many cabovers at the recent Mid-America Trucking Show, one of the best-looking was Jeff Shawhan’s 1990 Kenworth K100E, which he calls Obscene Gesture.

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Rates hall of shame: Bottom 10 U.S. states for outbound freight

Turns out it's true: Colorado on average is on the list for outbound freight -- so are many Northeast states. At once, some states in the NE region show some of the highest rates for inbound freight. More data, discussion here.

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Let’s wear white shoes and eat ham

Here's a happy Easter from the Parkers. "Easter represents everything good to me.... Did I mention ham?

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‘Fury by association’ therapy

"We met a broker this past week at MATS, and he absolutely confirmed that all brokers aren't bad" -- Wendy hangs on to some of her sparkle.

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When airline pilots sound like, well, highway pilots

With French media reporting apparent location of the second "black box" from the GermanWings flight, a note about some reporting that rung some familiar bells on the line between profit, safety.

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

The infrastructure is funded!

"It's April 1, and this entire post may or may not be a filthy lie, but we all know who the fools are."

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Owner-operators finally escaping the recession’s shadow

If you can overlook the growing regulatory burden, this may be the best time to be in the market we’ve seen in years.

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