Overdrive Staff

Three truckers to compete for best singer title at GATS

| July 31, 2014

Three professional drivers will face off in Dallas Aug. 22 to see who walks away as winner of Overdrive-Red Eye Radio’s Trucker Talent Search.

PrePass adds two Miss. weigh stations

| July 31, 2014

PrePass announced this week it has added two new Mississippi weigh stations to its station bypass list.  The stations are located on Interstate 55 about 20 miles south of Memphis, and the service is now available ...

Country star Lee Ann Womack to play concert at GATS

| July 31, 2014

Red Eye Radio Network’s lobby booth will host concerts by Lee Ann Womack, John King, Zane Williams and Tony Justice at the Great American Trucking Show. Also, Edgar Hansen, star on Discovery's The Deadliest Catch, ...

FMCSA, OSHA to collaborate on employer retaliation claims made by truck drivers

| July 30, 2014

In an attempt to ensure truck drivers’ protections under federal anti-retaliation laws, FMCSA and OSHA have agreed to begin sharing information with one another when drivers claim their employers violate labor laws.

Freightliner making Cummins’ nat gas engine available for severe duty truck

| July 30, 2014

Daimler Trucks North America this week announced the availability of the Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine as a factory-installed option for the Freightliner 114SD severe-duty truck beginning in 2015.

CNBC series probes truck crashes

| July 30, 2014

A new "Collision course" mainstream investigative series on truck crashes debuts. Links to where to watch and comment here.

Senate clears short-term highway fix, sets up showdown with House

| July 30, 2014

The Senate passed 66-31 Tuesday its version of a short-term patch for the nation’s highway funding, which the House passed last week. The upper chamber, however, changed the House version some, shortening it and changing ...

Mack opening new Texas dealership

| July 29, 2014

Mack Trucks this week announced it will open a new dealership in August in Cotulla, Texas. The 40,000-sq.-ft. Valley Truck Center facility will be located at 206 W FM 468, off Exit 67 on Interstate ...

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