Overdrive Staff

NY to pay owner-operators $44 million in settlement over out-of-state fees

The state’s Supreme Court agreed earlier this year with OOIDA’s challenge that the registration and decal taxes in the state were unconstitutional and discriminatory against out-of-state truckers who drive mostly in other states. New York will soon refund truckers for the tax.

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New ‘always-on’ in-cab video system

Lytx, maker of the DriveCam system of forward- and in-cab-facing video systems capturing events by triggers, is now offering what it calls an "always-on," cloud-based video platform called Unisyn.

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Drivers face deteriorating roads in latest ‘Ice Road Truckers’ episode

Last week's episode of "Ice Road Truckers" showed drivers encountering some tough situations on quickly deteriorating roads.

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First Pete 567 Heritage goes to Hinz Trucking

Peterbilt presented the first production Model 567 Heritage – a new version of the model with exclusive interior and exterior styling features – to Hinz Trucking, who drove it off the assembly line at Peterbilt’s Denton, Texas manufacturing facility.

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Amanda Myers’ 2001 Peterbilt 379 with 126-inch sleeper

The sleeper features a full bed, dinette table, shower, toilet, refrigerator, convection oven, single burner cook top and a kitchen sink. The truck is powered by a Caterpillar C15 6NZ with an 18-speed Eaton-Fuller.

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Utility Trailer introduces new, lighter flatbed

The 4000AE comes standard with a 47,000-pound coil haul package and is 627 pounds lighter than the 4000A model fitted with an optional coil haul package, Utility says.

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Love’s to donate portion of coffee sales to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Love's Travel Stops will celebrate National Coffee Day Sept. 29-30 by donating $1 for every 24-ounce cup of coffee sold to a Children's Miracle Network Hospital.

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Trucks caught in Charlotte protests this week as unrest spills onto Interstate 85

Photos and videos from Twitter and other social media show fires that were set near trucks and protesters attempting to loot cargo from trailers.

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Guilty By Association Truck Show under way in Joplin

The event, which goes through Saturday night, will feature a truck and tractor pull, motorcycle stunt rider show and fireworks Friday night. Saturday will feature the annual Special Olympics Convoy that will end in downtown Joplin with a concert by Tennessee trucker Tony Justice.

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Used truck prices dip on wholesale market, hold on retail side

Updates on pricing trends on the used truck market from J.D. Power & Associates.

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