Carriers’ crystal ball: Averitt Express boosts safety with FleetRisk Advisors

| June 30, 2014

FleetRisk uses extensive trucking data, such as drivers’ starting times or change in empty miles relative to fleet average, to help fleets with safety, retention and workers comp.

Mike Ryan uninjured after dramatic crash at Pike’s Peak

| June 30, 2014

Class 8 stunt man and racer Mike Ryan narrates his June 26 crash at Pike's Peak: "I left the edge of the road running close to 60 mph and flew about 50 feet into the tree tops...."

‘Perfect storm’ for driver issues afoot?

| June 28, 2014

In the words of driver Allen Smith: "with all that has just happened in just the last 3 weeks, we have the momentum and leverage needed to encourage the FMCSA to listen intently, while everything is out on the table from all sides."

Overdrive announces winner of female-trucker contest

| June 27, 2014

Emily Weymouth of Charlton, Mass., hauls motor oil, transmission fluid and other lubricants for Dennison Lubricants.

Carriers’ crystal ball: Fleets using driver performance data more than everPodcast

| June 27, 2014

Fleets have long used performance data in driver scorecards to help identify and address problems. Now, with the help of companies that specialize in predictive analytics, fleets are trying to head problems off before they happen.

In-cab diesel fumes — separating carbon monoxide fact from fiction

| June 27, 2014

Do diesel fumes contain sufficient carbon-monoxide levels to poison humans if exposed in confined spaces?

Family Affair: Detroit-powered 1990 cabover Freightliner

| June 27, 2014

Nick Zwald of Tillamook, Ore., owns and drives this 1990 Freightliner Condor for Zwald Transport, operating under his father’s authority.

If you didn’t think there was a truck-show season…Image Gallery

| June 26, 2014

Think again. With Pride & Polish action heating up June 26 in Wisconsin, here's a heads-up on a couple regional events occurring over the next several weeks.

Stay Connected

Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.