Overdrive Staff

Wreaths Across America looking for owner-ops to haul loads of wreaths to cemeteries

| December 08, 2014

Wreaths Across America is making a last-minute push to secure the trucks it needs to haul wreaths nationwide to cemeteries around the country as part of its annual wreath laying ceremonies, intended to memorialize fallen ...

‘Tis the season: Archived Overdrive covers show off snowy rigs, Christmas colors

| December 08, 2014

Christmas is approaching quickly, and in the spirit of the season, Overdrive dug these old covers out of the filing room to show off.

Congress could force FMCSA to suspend hours of service restart rules

| December 05, 2014

A major spending bill in the works in Congress could include a major provision for the trucking industry: Direction to suspend parts of the 2013 federal hours of service rule.

Sharp food hauling ’03 Kenworth W900L

| December 05, 2014

Reefer hauler Bronwyn Hicks' 2003 Kenworth W900L has over 200 LED lights, a custom red and white paint job, a wood grain instrument panel with all chrome gauges, two red leather seats, a sunroof and ...

Apnea clarification unlikely in short term to remedy the condition’s growing importance in medical certifications

| December 04, 2014

Though FMCSA says it will send a bulletin to medical examiners to clarify its guidelines on screening drivers for sleep apnea, it's unlikely medical examiners' willingness to issue short-term driver medical certifications contingent on apnea ...

Fender, mudflap hanger supplier Fleetline passes audit

| December 04, 2014

Fleetline Products, a supplier of fenders and mudflap hanger brackets, announced that the company gained its ISO 9001:2008 recertification after passing its annual third-party audit in October. Fleetline said that in order to receive the certification, ...

Mack’s historical museum turns 30

| December 03, 2014

Mack Trucks announced this week its Mack Trucks Historical Museum celebrated its 30th anniversary last month. The museum commemorates the 114 years of Mack’s history with photos, memorabilia and a collection of vintage Mack trucks.

More than 40k fleets using PrePass

| December 03, 2014

The companies who use the service can become eligible to bypass 310 weigh stations and inspection sites in 31 states, PrePass says.

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