Overdrive Staff

Charles Yarian’s 2006 Kenworth W900L

Charles Yarian's 2006 Kenworth W900L

The 20-inch bumper on the front of the truck is from Outlaw Customs in Henderson, Colo., along with the 13-inch visor. Yarian has also added Hogebuilt 34-inch fenders.

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Rand McNally’s new multifunction tablet combines GPS, dashcam and more in one package

Rand McNally's new multifunction tablet combines GPS, dashcam and more in one package

Rand McNally's new dashboard device combines truck-specific navigation, an on-board SiriusXM radio, voice assistance, a built-in dashcam and hands-free calling and texting.

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Last chance to enter Overdrive singing contest

Submissions accepted through midnight tonight for the 2017 Overdrive-Red Eye Radio’s Trucker Talent Search.

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Western Star donates 5700XE tractor to OOIDA for ‘Spirit of American Trucker’ tour

Western Star donates 5700XE tractor to OOIDA for 'Spirit of American Trucker' tour

Western Star presented the Owner-Operators Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) with a new Western Star 5700XE Thursday at the truck maker’s 50th anniversary event in Phoenix. The tractor, the third such truck donated by Western Star to the OOIDA, will be used with OOIDA’s “Spirit of the American Trucker” tour trailer.

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Just a few days left to enter Overdrive singing contest

The Trucker Talent Search is back for its fourth year, and the contest winner receives a free studio recording session.

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Trucking rap sheet: Trucking company charged for illegal radioactive material transport, CDL scheme update

One of Puerto Rico's largest trucking companies has been charged with illegally transporting radioactive materials, a man pleaded guilty to a CDL testing scheme, and another man pleaded guilty to illegally transporting fireworks.

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Love’s adds new stores in Georgia, Ohio

Love's adds new stores in Georgia, Ohio

The new stores – in Macon, Ga., and Upper Sandusky, Ohio – add more than 170 combined truck parking spaces to the Love's network.

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Drivewyze road-safety alerts come to Penn. turnpike

Drivewyze road-safety alerts come to Penn. turnpike

Weigh-station bypass service Drivewyze is rolling out a rollover-zone and other safety-notifications feature to its PreClear product later this year after a pilot test. Pennsylvania Turnpike is the latest jurisdiction/route to participate to enable safety alerts along routes.

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Ray ‘Buzz’ Koser Jr.’s 2006 Peterbilt 379

Ray 'Buzz' Koser Jr.'s 2006 Peterbilt 379

The truck is equipped with a Cat C15 with an Eaton-Fuller 13-speed. To accommodate the sleeper, the wheelbase is stretched to 300 inches.

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Two-truck Alabama fleet shut down following fatal crash, violations

Jeffery Finklea of Beatrice, Ala., was ordered to shut down his two-truck operation on April 24. FMCSA says a truck operated by J&L crossed the center line of Alabama Highway 13 on March 28 and collided head-on with a passenger car, killing both of its occupants.

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