Overdrive Staff

Get owner-operator tips during Partners in Business seminars at GATS

Seminar attendance will also include a free PIB manual, a $20 value that includes a variety of practical financial tips, tax and equipment management strategies and more.

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Barry Moore presents ‘Near miss’

Watch: A view from the dashcam of trucker Barry Moore, who says he was on "Ohio 13 just north of Mansfield" when a "passenger van loaded with 6 or 7 people passed me on curve, almost colliding with an oncoming car." ...

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Partners in Business tip: Define your business

Before buying or leasing a truck, spend time researching what type of freight you want to haul.

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Nearly 2,000 trucks sidelined during Roadcheck inspection blitz in Texas

In total, the Texas Department of Public Safety inspected 8,182 commercial vehicles during the blitz, placing 1,938 of those (or 23.6 percent) out-of-service.

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Justin Williamson’s 1993 Kenworth T600

Williamson, out of Geraldine, Mont., mostly pulls hoppers hauling wheat, fertilizer, cow feed and more, as well as cow feed in a van.

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The Contenders: Top show trucks compete for top billing in premier Pride & Polish event this month

Some of the hottest rigs on the continent will be on display later this month at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, with custom bobtails and combos squaring off for top billing in the Overdrive’s Pride & Polish contest, the country’s premier show truck event.

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Trucking rap sheet: N.Y. doctor sentenced in CDL med exam scheme, Arizona DOT seizes nearly $30k from truck

A former New York doctor has been sentenced for his role in a CDL medical examination scheme, and Arizona DOT officers seized $29,000 from a truck during an inspection.

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Large fleet offering $5K sign-on bonus to drivers with at least one year of OTR experience

Maverick Transportation's sign-on bonus is paid out in $1,000 increments. The first payment will be paid after the first load is delivered, and subsequent payments will be made at 30 days, 60 days, 90 days and 120 days after emptying the first load.

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Johnathan Blanchard’s 2000 Kenworth W900

Johnathan Blanchard owns this 2000 Kenworth W900, which has around 1.5 million miles on it to date, with a couple of rebuilds over the years.

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ATRI rebrands website, looks to better promote research efforts

The organization says it is doing more to promote its research efforts to the trucking industry, such as its top industry issues survey, the cost of congestion report and top freight bottlenecks report.

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