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.

What’s the best fuel-saving equipment? Tell us for a chance at prizes

| September 26, 2014

Overdrive has created an interactive microsite that allows you to choose the fuel-saving equipment you deem most valuable. Voters will be entered in a contest to win prizes from Amsoil.

‘Mike’s Law’: National ‘business carry’ draft language and reader reaction

| September 26, 2014

The Small Business in Transportation Coalition's petition to Congress for a federal 'business carry' program for interstate drivers had garnered 1,423 signatures as of this morning, and SBTC had drafted text of potential "enabling legislation" and filed it with Congressional representatives.

Photos, tweets: Chrome Shop Mafia’s Guilty by Association truck show

| September 25, 2014

Overdrive blogger Wendy Parker is on hand in Joplin, Mo., for this year's 4 States Trucks/Chrome Shop Mafia Guilty by Association truck show, and she's been tweeting truck photos and coverage from the event all day. Here are some highlights.

Who’s the best owner-operator?

| September 25, 2014

Overdrive has begun its annual search for top owner-operator in its Owner-Operator of the Year contest and is taking nominations through the end of October.

Former Pilot Flying J president targeted by prosecutors in fuel rebate scam, report says

| September 25, 2014

Federal authorities are investigating former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood over his potential involvement in the fuel rebate withholding case that has rocked the company the last year and a half, according to a local news report.

Mack to continue sponsorship of ATA’s Share the Road program

| September 25, 2014

Mack Trucks announced Sept. 25 it would continue its sponsorship of the American Trucking Associations’ Share the Road program, marking the 13th consecutive year the truck and engine maker has sponsored the safety education program.

Report: Higher driver pay, more expensive equipment drive up trucking costs

| September 24, 2014

The average cost per mile for fleets rose 5 cents a mile in 2013 to $1.68. Retention and recruiting efforts by fleets to mitigate a perceived driver shortage, including wage increases for drivers, are what drove “labor costs” higher.

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