Overdrive Staff

Bandit truck racers descend on Wisconsin’s capital this weekend

Going into the race, Ricky “Rude” Proffitt leads the overall points standings, followed by “88 Mike” Morgan and Tommy Boileau. Proffitt has three wins this season, followed by Morgan’s two and Boileau’s one win two weeks ago in Iowa.

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Partners in Business tip: Perform regular PM

Preventive maintenance ensures your truck is running efficiently. Here are a few items to regularly check.

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Discounted registration available for 5K run/walk at GATS

Discounted registration is available before the event for $30, as well as on-site registration, with all the proceeds going to the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund.

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Arizona Trucking Association uses grant money to educate teens on driving around trucks

The goal is to educate motorists about sharing the road to reduce truck-involved crashes; expand public awareness of sharing the highways with trucks with oversized loads; and reach out to young drivers, senior citizens and others to educate them on how their driving actions around trucks can create unsafe traffic conditions.

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Accuride launches steel wheel refinishing service

ProFinish will refinish all steel wheel makes with Accuride’s “Steel Armor” coating that protects against corrosion and carries a 12-month warranty against rust.

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Operation Safe Driver inspection spree set for October

Truckers can expect increased truck inspections and passenger vehicle enforcement throughout the week. Here are the dates to watch for increased enforcement efforts...

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Shane Mollers’ 2003 Kenworth W900

The truck, which has 1.3 million miles, is equipped with a 600-horsepower Caterpillar with an 18-speed and 3:36 rears.

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Brokerage app Convoy lands $62M to fund nationwide rollout

The platform’s shipping customers include Fortune 500 brands Unilever and Anheuser-Busch, as well as Niagara Bottling and Tenaris and its fleet force is comprised of a technology-connected network of approximately 10,000 trucking companies.

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Universal providing TransFlo ELDs to its owner-operators at no cost

Universal Logistics, one of the country's largest carriers and operator of Universal Truckload, Universal Dedicated and Universal Intermodal, will provide electronic logging devices to its 3,500 owner-operators free of charge, the company announced Tuesday. 

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C.H. Robinson makes One20 F-ELD available to owner-operators at discounted price

A new agreement between trucker-focused mobile app company One20 and third-party logistics provider C.H. Robinson will allow carriers with fewer than 10 trucks contracted to C.H. Robinson to receive One20’s F-ELD device at a discounted price.

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