Cargo theft risk still high, FreightWatch says; Theft data for June-August

| September 29, 2014

Between June and August, 182 cargo thefts were recorded in the U.S., according to cargo-theft prevention firm FreightWatch International. Moreover, FreightWatch’s report says the risk level for cargo theft in the U.S. remains high.

Big G Express’ ‘Drive it off’ Taylor Swift parody

| September 29, 2014

Tenn.-based Big G Express' entry in the driver-appreciation-week festivities: a music-video parody of Taylor Swift's rather goofball "Shake it Off" entry into the dance-music canon, featuring Big G driver Keda White in the starring role -- with arguably better dance skills than Ms. Swift.

Guilty by Association show: Photos of winners, other attractions from show’s final day

| September 27, 2014

Overdrive's Wendy Parker has spent the last few days in Joplin, Mo., at the Chrome Shop Mafia's Guilty by Association show and customer appreciation event. The winners in the event's show truck competition were announced this morning. Here's Wendy's coverage, via her Twitter feed.

Webasto, USTDTS team for fuel efficiency curriculum in driving schools

| September 26, 2014

Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America announced a partnership with United States Truck Driving Training Schools to develop and deliver a curriculum to educate truck driving students about how to save money on fuel and ...

European freight app would be great in U.S., too

| September 26, 2014

At last week’s IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014 event in Hanover, Germany, online freight platform TimoCom touted its free transport barometer for personal devices that U.S. owner-operators probably would love if they could get their hands ...

Photos: Show trucks pop in the sun at Chrome Shop’s Guilty by Association show

| September 26, 2014

Overdrive blogger Wendy Parker has spent the last two days checking out the Guilty by Association show put on each year by 4 State Trucks and the Chrome Shop Mafia in Joplin, Mo. Here's a roundup of some of the trucks and sites she's seen, via her Twitter feed.

Driver helps put out fire for fellow motorist

| September 26, 2014

Jannie Reece of Waynseboro, Tenn., has been named the latest Truckload Carriers Association Highway Angel for her efforts in helping put out a fire in a car burning on the Interstate.

Sentences handed down to two trucking co. embezzlers

| September 26, 2014

Courts handed down sentences in two separate but similar cases recently in which employees for two different trucking companies embezzled money from their companies.

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