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Cummins opts out of 2016 MATS, joining all major NA truck makers

Cummins announced Jan. 21 it too will forgo exhibiting at the 2016 edition of the Mid-America Trucking Show, joining all major truck manufacturers in opting to skip the annual trucking ...

‘After Midnight’ custom Pete 389 glider comes by way of power pair of truck builders

Fitzgerald Glider Kits brought the ideas and the plan, and Rabbit River Transport’s Eric Hassevoort brought the truck, the will to show it and years of experience to the custom ...

Top 10 stories of 2015: ELD mandate, $65k minimum driver pay, inspection blitz effects and more

Concluding the year's top story countdown — 2015's biggest stories for owner-operators include a federal ELD mandate, CSA score removal, long-term highway funding, a modernized revamp of a classic tractor ...

Nominations for Goodyear’s Highway Hero Award close Sunday

Nominations will be accepted here through Nov. 29. The award was established in 1983 to honor truck drivers who put themselves in harm’s way to help others.

DAT jumps into the e-log market with multifunction platform

Growing integration between DAT's core freight matching and location-based services and the new DAT InView set of compliance, tracking and vehicle-diagnostic services will drive 2016 development.

Digging into’s chat negotiations feature

It's not a public freight auction, contrary to road rumors: Dispelling some false notions about's fairly new online-negotiations tool with a close-up look.

Peterbilt, Kenworth to skip 2016 MATS, join all other major truck OEMs in doing so

Both Peterbilt and Kenworth announced in recent days they too will be sitting out the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show, joining all other major North American truck manufacturers in doing so. ...

TA/Petro accepting nominations for Citizen Driver Award

TA-Petro is accepting nominations for its third annual Citizen Driver Award through Wednesday, Sept. 30.

‘Second look’ at premium Kenworth Icon 900, following Fleenor Bros. custom treatment

Carthage, Mo.-based hazmat hauler Kyle Cousins and his Fleenor Bros. team take KW's Icon 900 MATS display model to the next level in the unit's Pride & Polish debut, now ...

Mack the latest truck maker to pull out of 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show

Mack Trucks late last week became the fourth trucking OEM to announce it would skip the 2016 Mid America Trucking Show (MATS), scheduled for March 31-April 2 in Louisville, Ky.

Fitzgerald adds Kenworth Icon 900, Western Star 4900 to glider kit offerings

Fitzgerald Glider Kits announced Aug. 27 it has added the the Kenworth Icon 900 and the Western Star 4900 to its glider kit offerings. The announcement came at the Great ...

Kenworth W900 Icon test drive: A classic, reborn

Some old-school owner-operators are more than happy to take a fuel economy penalty for the honor of driving something like a W900. That leads us to the Icon 900 – ...

Ice Road Truckers season 9 debuts Sunday

The new, ninth season of the long-running series follows a cast of new and familiar faces on far-Manitoba ice roads, debuting this Sunday on the History Channel at 9 p.m. ...

Sleep apnea twilight zone in California: The strange trials of Greg Price

Price's story illustrates that when faced with a bureaucratic mistake, followed quite clearly by bureaucratic insolence, persistence for what is right and correct and true can ultimately win the day.

VIDEO: 25 years of show truck evolution

25 years of custom truck showpieces in a two minute window — a celebration of Overdrive's Pride & Polish 25th anniversary.

Daimler, Volvo, Navistar say they won’t be showing at 2016 MATS

Three major North American truck OEMs have announced they will not be exhibiting at the Mid-America Trucking Show in March 2016, but all have said they will exhibit at the ...

Arkansas driver becomes owner-operator through International’s used truck giveaway

International Truck announced Thursday that James Wright is the winner of the Diamond Renewed Used Truck Giveaway promoted during the Mid-America Trucking Show in March.

Changing Gear: Updates from Kenworth, International, Mack, Freightliner

Kenworth Truck Co. wants to make sure your home away from home is as comfy as your personal residence. The truck maker recently announced that its 76-inch mid-roof sleeper is ...

Kenworth TruckTech+ enters production

Every new Kenworth Class 8 truck equipped with a Paccar MX-13 engine now comes with a complimentary subscription to TruckTech+ as long as the truck is under the 2-year standard ...

Owner-ops can get $3,000 rebate on Kenworth Icon 900

Fleets and owner-operators purchasing the new Kenworth Icon 900 by the end of the year could be eligible for a $3,000 rebate.