Owner-operators and multiple-truck ownership

| November 27, 2012

Among the one-third of owner-operators who say they’ve owned more than one truck at some point, less than half owned more than two.

Used parts gaining traction with owner-operators

| November 27, 2012

Used and refurbished parts are catching on as a maintenance alternative for owner-operators due in large part to harsh economic conditions.

Reader: ‘I usually hate concept trucks, but I think I would drive this one’

| November 18, 2012

A concept drawing of an ultra-aerodynamic tractor by Volvo yields surprising commentary from Overdrive readers.

Finding 10 mpg: Testing the Cascadia Evolution

Steve Sturgess | November 15, 2012

We looked at the Freightliner Cascadia here earlier this year, but this one is different. Way different.

Shell giving away calendars with oil purchase

| November 15, 2012

In announcing that its 2013 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar is available for purchase, the oil maker says it is giving away calendars through Nov. 30.

Expedited advantage, part 1: Equipment, carriers

| November 14, 2012

The time-sensitive freight niche could be one of the last profitable bastions of irregular route long-haul, offering fuel mileage and other reduced costs, more income on fewer miles and load and lane novelty.

Path of least resistance: Aero trailers gaining traction

| November 14, 2012

With much of the tractor aero gains already carved out from years of wind-tunnel testing and refined engineering, attention now has swung to trailers.

Crete named top vet employer

| November 09, 2012

The Lincoln, Neb.-based Crete Carrier Corp. has been named a Top 100 employer of former military members, says G.I. Jobs.

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