Overdrive Staff

Partners in Business tip: Buy oil in bulk

The do-it-yourself oil change is a standard for many owner-operators, especially those with their own authority. A one-truck operator can save almost $200 a year by moving from gallon jugs to 55-gallon drums for oil purchases, assuming 125,000 miles per year with an oil change every 25,000 miles.

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Real American Trucker presents ‘Slow Down’

A video compilation of near misses from the truck drivers field of view.

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Love’s opens new northern Oregon location

Drivers in northern Oregon have a new option for fuel, parking and more as Love's Travel Stops has opened a new location in Boardman.

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Compressed natural gas station opens in Georgetown, Ky.

American Natural Gas (ANG) announced this week the opening of the first public compressed natural gas station in Georgetown, Ky.

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SuperRigs returns to Joplin this week with a focus on trucks, veterans

Shell Rotella's SuperRigs competition will celebrate its 34th year in Joplin, Mo., in June, returning four years after the annual event pulled into town following a devastating tornado.

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Just over a week left to vote in Trucker Talent Search

Voting for the singing contest is open through June 15. Visit TruckerTalentSearch.com to view the videos and cast your vote.

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Navistar International sees first profit since 2012

The $4 million in net income is well above the $64 million net loss Navistar reported for the same time period in 2015. The truck and engine maker has been battling back from the financial fallout brought on by its 2010 emissions strategy.

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Nationwide inspection blitz runs Tuesday-Thursday

In addition to their focus on full Level I inspections, inspectors will focus on tires, too. They'll be measuring tire tread depth, checking tire pressure, checking to make sure no items are lodged between dual tires and examining the overall condition of the tires to ensure no deep cuts or bulges exist in the sidewalls.

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Overdrive announces winner of 2016 Most Beautiful contest

Brita Nowak is multilingual and has an economics degree that she says helps her operate her business profitably.

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Mike Boggs presents ‘Truck loses it in snow bank after last minute exit attempt.’

I was exiting off of I80 at Burr Street in Gary, IN one night after a snowfall. This truck tried to cut across in front of me at the last minute and jackknifed in the piled up snow in the road.

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