‘Smart’ truck parking ahead? Feds test tech offering live info, reservations

| February 09, 2015

U.S. officials are testing SmartPark in Tennessee in hopes of expanding the real-time parking data and reservation system to other freight corridors.

‘Hold the line’ — former ‘black hawk down’ Army ranger’s message of endurance, persistencePodcast

| February 07, 2015

Podcast: Thomas spoke, telling the story of his Somalia experience, and performed the song this past Thursday to open the Conversion Interactive / TCA recruiting, retention conference.

Ladies and gentleman, get out your coloring books

| February 06, 2015

"Find a hobby you enjoy – it's good for your mind and that's good for your business."

Infographic: 6 ways truckers can stay healthier on the road

| February 05, 2015

It covers the obvious and ubiquitous — eat better, sleep more, quit smoking and exercise — but offers them in a nice visual presentation. Make of it what you will.

Calling all female truckers: Overdrive’s 2015 Most Beautiful contest now accepting nominations

| February 04, 2015

Nominations for Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest, which highlights the accomplishments and inner and outer beauty of female drivers, are being accepted through March 15.

Not so fast on med cards: Non-CDL commercial drivers still must carry

| February 04, 2015

Non-CDL holders are not required to self-certify or submit a copy of their medical card to their state licensing agency. Given such commercial drivers don't self-certify, if you are one of them, keep carrying the card.

POLL: How often do you nap to recharge on the road?

| February 03, 2015

This poll looks at the extent to which drivers utilize that tried-and-true recharge method on the road: the nap.

6 things you should know about napping

| February 02, 2015

For professional drivers, napping can be a critical tool in fatigue management. When you nap and how long you nap can affect the results.

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