Good News: Safety Belt Use is Up

SAFETY BELT USE UP AMONG TRUCK & BUS DRIVERS Safety belt use among commercial truck and bus drivers increased in 2010 according to a report released recently by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.  FMCSA reports that safety belt use increased to 78%...

Backing Up To Basics

BACKING INTO A TIGHT SPOT? Before you do, stop, get out of your truck and size up the situation.  Be aware of all obstacles, parked vehicles, buildings and overhangs, protection posts, trash bins, utility poles, overhead wires, and people!  Plan your backing route...

Safe Driving Tips for Overbye Owner Operators

Overbye Transport Focuses on Safety, Always! Here at Overbye we continually remind our owner operators to drive safely. Yes, our contractors are very safe operators but still, we always give them tips and reminders.  Some of our tips are communicated via our monthly...

Overbye Owner Operators Appreciate ATA Driver Week

According to American Trucking Associations’ press release issued for Driver Week: “There are over 3.2 million professional truck drivers nationwide – delivering the goods U.S. consumers need every day of the year. Logging over 432 billion miles per year,...