Tag Archives: available loads

Driver named Highway Angel for stopping to help after witnessing crash

Melby Millirans was driving north on I-75 out of Ocala, Florida, when he saw an SUV ahead of him veer toward the guardrail, then swerve sharply to the right and run off the road, down a steep embankment and crash into a row of trees. He stopped, called…

Ohio DPS looks to ease transition of military veterans into trucking

Ohio DPS proposes to eliminate skills test waiver requirements that state an applicant must have been a military position that requires driving a commercial vehicle in the last year and that the applicant must have operated a commercial vehicle for at …

Learning from the mistakes of others, with owner-op Bill Ater from last week’s early-Spring blizzard

In this week’s edition of the Overdrive Radio podcast we drop into the scene at The Junction truck stop in Blunt, S.D., round about mid-week last week just ahead of the blizzard. Owner-operator Ater and a fellow hauler on a run from Midland, Texas, up …

Christopher Olmsted’s Transformers-themed 2019 Freightliner Cascadia

Upgrades to the rig mostly include vinyl graphics, which were done by Stripes & Stuff in Springfield, Missouri. The wheels were powder-coated black, and Olmsted added a 24-inch LED light bar on the deer guard, along with two flood lights on the bac…

Nikola Goes Off-Road and Off-Land with Motorsports Vehicles [Photos]

Nikola doesn’t just make big trucks; the company is an up and coming player in the motorsports and off-road vehicle markets. On the same evening the company rolled out the Nikola Two, it also unveiled two off-road 4x4s and a watercraft.