Trucking News https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=238777 https://www.overdriveonline.com/swift-reportedly-part-of-flight-from-owner-operator-leasing-in-california/ Featured Slider Uncategorized California california supreme court classification independent contractors lease purchase leasing litigation misclassification supreme court Swift Transportation Swift reportedly part of flight from owner-operator leasing in California Swift is reportedly ending its arrangements with leased owner-operators based in California and is encouraging such truckers to transition to independents should they wish to continue their relationship with Swift. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 22:05:13 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/swift-reportedly-part-of-flight-from-owner-operator-leasing-in-california/#comments Overdrive Staff https://www.overdriveonline.com/swift-reportedly-part-of-flight-from-owner-operator-leasing-in-california/feed/ 6 2019-02-22 22:05 +00:00 2019-02-22 17:05 -05:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=239132 https://www.overdriveonline.com/spot-rates-poised-to-begin-upswing-as-load-to-truck-ratios-rebound/ Uncategorized business DAT rates Spot rates poised to begin upswing as load-to-truck ratios rebound After a chilly start to the year, freight demand and rates are starting to thaw, according to weekly data provided by loadboard DAT Solutions. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 19:07:19 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/spot-rates-poised-to-begin-upswing-as-load-to-truck-ratios-rebound/#comments Overdrive Staff https://www.overdriveonline.com/spot-rates-poised-to-begin-upswing-as-load-to-truck-ratios-rebound/feed/ 1 2019-02-22 19:07 +00:00 2019-02-22 14:07 -05:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=238812 https://www.overdriveonline.com/raise-scam-awareness-how-to-combat-expensive-online-fakery-more-from-long-haul-paul/ Podcasts Podcasts - Features Uncategorized identity theft music online scams Paul Marhoefer robert siciliano romance scams scams Raise scam awareness — How to combat expensive online fakery; More from ‘Long Haul Paul’ Fall for such an online scam once, and you're now on a "sucker list" maintained by what's increasingly resembling something of an online-scam-industrial complex. "They will work you to the end of your days," says Safr.me consultant and author Robert Siciliano, featured guest for this Overdrive Radio podcast edition. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:33:13 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/raise-scam-awareness-how-to-combat-expensive-online-fakery-more-from-long-haul-paul/#respond Todd Dills https://www.overdriveonline.com/raise-scam-awareness-how-to-combat-expensive-online-fakery-more-from-long-haul-paul/feed/ 0 Fall for such an online scam once, and you're now on a "sucker list" maintained by what's increasingly resembling something of an online-scam-industrial complex. "They will work you to the end of your days," says Safr. Fall for such an online scam once, and you're now on a "sucker list" maintained by what's increasingly resembling something of an online-scam-industrial complex. "They will work you to the end of your days," says Safr.me consultant and author Robert Siciliano, featured guest for this Overdrive Radio podcast edition. Overdrive clean 51:45 2019-02-22 17:33 +00:00 2019-02-22 12:33 -05:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=239092 https://www.overdriveonline.com/owner-operators-reap-record-earnings-in-2018/ Featured Slider 2018 income ATBS income owner-operator income Owner-operators reap record earnings in 2018 Owner-operators averaged $65,360 for the year, based on more than 15,000 leased and independent operator clients of ATBS, the nation’s largest owner-operator financial services company. That’s an 8.6 percent jump, or $5,178, from 2017, when owner-operators averaged $60,182. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:07:54 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/owner-operators-reap-record-earnings-in-2018/#comments Max Heine https://www.overdriveonline.com/owner-operators-reap-record-earnings-in-2018/feed/ 1 2019-02-22 16:07 +00:00 2019-02-22 11:07 -05:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=195586 https://www.overdriveonline.com/steve-cakas-2003-kenworth-w900l/ Uncategorized custom rigs reader rig Steve Caka’s 2003 Kenworth W900L The rig is powered by a 550-hp Cat 3406E with an Eaton-Fuller 18-speed and 3:55 rears. He had the frame stretched from 265 inches to 325 inches about a year-and-a-half ago. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:45:13 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/steve-cakas-2003-kenworth-w900l/#comments Overdrive Staff https://www.overdriveonline.com/steve-cakas-2003-kenworth-w900l/feed/ 1 2019-02-22 13:45 +00:00 2019-02-22 08:45 -05:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=238872 https://www.overdriveonline.com/truckers-circle-indys-i-465-in-peaceful-protest/ Uncategorized black smoke matters protest slow roll truckers stand as one Truckers circle Indy’s I-465 in ‘peaceful protest,’ preview for April event A convoy of trucks, many of them bobtail and part of an organized protest effort, took two laps around Indiana's I-465 loop on Thursday, with the Indiana State Police estimating that about 75-100 trucks participated, though some have pegged the estimate as high as several hundred, including trucks operating on the I-465 loop that joined the protest. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:34:41 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/truckers-circle-indys-i-465-in-peaceful-protest/#comments James Jaillet https://www.overdriveonline.com/truckers-circle-indys-i-465-in-peaceful-protest/feed/ 5 2019-02-21 21:34 +00:00 2019-02-21 16:34 -05:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=238767 https://www.overdriveonline.com/dod-begins-transitioning-its-massive-number-of-annual-household-goods-moves-to-a-single-entity/ Featured Slider department of defense household goods joel summer military freight niche hauls outsourcing ustranscom DOD begins transitioning management of the massive number of annual household goods moves to a single entity The household goods segment broadly speaking is thick with owner-operators, many of them leased to larger van lines and their agent networks. The change likely wouldn't affect their ability to haul household goods loads for the DOD, but it could help keep unscrupulous brokerages from driving down rates, says an HHG consultant. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:29:08 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/dod-begins-transitioning-its-massive-number-of-annual-household-goods-moves-to-a-single-entity/#respond James Jaillet https://www.overdriveonline.com/dod-begins-transitioning-its-massive-number-of-annual-household-goods-moves-to-a-single-entity/feed/ 0 2019-02-21 21:29 +00:00 2019-02-21 16:29 -05:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=238535 https://www.overdriveonline.com/farm-work-led-to-owner-operator-of-the-year-finalists-highway-career/ Uncategorized ERB International Owner-Operator of the Year Robert Roth TCA Truckload Carriers Association Farm work led to Owner-Operator of the Year finalist’s highway career Driving farm equipment growing up made it an easy transition when Robert Roth decided to get into trucking after working construction for a few years. He started as a company driver with New Hamburg, Ontario-based Erb International in 1984 before becoming an owner-operator with the company in 1989. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 17:05:10 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/farm-work-led-to-owner-operator-of-the-year-finalists-highway-career/#respond Matt Cole https://www.overdriveonline.com/farm-work-led-to-owner-operator-of-the-year-finalists-highway-career/feed/ 0 2019-02-21 17:05 +00:00 2019-02-21 12:05 -05:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=238877 https://www.overdriveonline.com/trucker-busted-hauling-12-7-million-worth-of-meth-into-u-s-from-mexico/ Uncategorized border patrol crime drug smuggling smuggling U.S. Customs and Border Protection Trucker busted hauling $12.7 million worth of meth into U.S. from Mexico Border patrol officers referred the truck for further inspection by canines and non-intrusive imaging and found 350 packages of alleged methamphetamine weighing in at 906 pounds concealed in the load of frozen strawberries. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 17:00:13 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/trucker-busted-hauling-12-7-million-worth-of-meth-into-u-s-from-mexico/#comments Overdrive Staff https://www.overdriveonline.com/trucker-busted-hauling-12-7-million-worth-of-meth-into-u-s-from-mexico/feed/ 3 2019-02-21 17:00 +00:00 2019-02-21 12:00 -05:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=238705 https://www.overdriveonline.com/how-not-to-secure-a-mattress/ Dashcam Videos Featured Slider Joseph Stelzer load securement mattresses securement How not to secure a mattress Flatbedders, when's the last time you shared a securement tip or trick with four-wheeling friends and family? If this reader's experience, caught on dashcam, is any indication, we might ought to do that more often. The latest here from Overdrive's Dashcam Central repository of reader vids. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:27:57 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/how-not-to-secure-a-mattress/#comments Todd Dills https://www.overdriveonline.com/how-not-to-secure-a-mattress/feed/ 1 2019-02-21 15:27 +00:00 2019-02-21 10:27 -05:00