Shell’s SuperRigs show takes place this week in Charlotte, N.C.

| May 13, 2014

The annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition will be held May 15-17 at the zMax Dragway adjacent to the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.

Can you sing? Prove it in talent contest

| May 13, 2014

The Overdrive-Red Eye Radio’s Trucker Talent Search, sponsored by Chevron Delo, is looking for truckers who love to sing. Submissions will be accepted through May 26.

The JBC Hotline: Raising money and keeping good company

| May 09, 2014

The group grew from four people making three-way calls to an organized conference call that runs 24/7. Callers use the room to keep company on long nights, give and get weather and road reports, check routes and just touch base with other human beings who do the same job.

Long Haul Survivor benefit rig goes to Michigan-based driver Brittany DuniganImage Gallery

| May 08, 2014

Twenty-one-year-old Dunigan got the call the evening of May 4 in Michigan and “her first comment was ‘are you telling me I won that Purple Peterbilt?’”

Picture perfect: Show hauling ’99 Kenworth

| May 08, 2014

Owner-operator Dale Burke of Strongsville, Ohio, snapped this picture of his rig while at a show at the Hilton at Universal Studios, Fla.

30-second trucker tip: How to find and play podcasts

| May 07, 2014

Bored with the same old CDs and satellite radio programs to tickle your ears while you’re on the road? If you’ve got internet access, you can liven up those long hours with some fresh programming that suits your mood and interests.

Gender, personality traits and even more odd notions about numbers

| May 06, 2014

Your days are numbered, so to speak. Drivers are bombarded by numerical characters, more so today than ever.

How owner-operators connect: Mobile highlights devices, access points

| May 06, 2014

Owner-operator smartphone users overwhelmingly access the Web daily, with more than 75 percent saying they access every day and more than 20 percent saying they’re constantly connected to the Web, according to Overdrive’s 2014 Connectivity Study.

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