Overdrive Staff

ATRI wants owner-operator input for crash cost data base

Participating motor carriers will be asked to provide information on common crash costs such as damage, attorney and court costs, and towing and recovery costs. ATRI is also working with the insurance industry to complete the crash cost database.

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Ryder now offering three tiers of used trucks

Ryder is offering used trucks in three categories ranging from high-quality to "as-is."

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Rick Tessier’s 2005 Western Star Lowmax

Tessier runs out of Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada, and runs mostly in western Canada. He's added 7-inch pipes, an all-chrome dash, wooden steering wheel, swivel seats and two couches that turn into a double bed.

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Roads 511: Highway information in real time

Catch highway-traffic, -accident and -construction alerts from state DOTs and 511 services on Twitter via Overdrive's "Roads 511" Twitter list timeline.

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TMC roundup: Announcements from Cummins, Kenworth, Freightliner and more

Updates and news from major industry suppliers at ATA's Technology and Maintenance Council's annual meeting.

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Ormond Beach Love’s closed to long-term parking during Daytona Bike Week

Long-term parking will not be available at Love’s during these dates. Love’s said it wants to be able to provide necessary fueling for truck drivers, and in order to ensure that is still available, drivers will need to continue moving in and out at that exit.

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Three finalists named for annual Women in Trucking award

Wal-Mart's Elizabeth Fretheim, Red Arrow Logistics' Liz Lasater and J.B. Hunt's Shelley Simpson are finalists for the second annual "Distinguished Woman in Logistics" award.

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Road Choice parts expands network, now available at 500 dealers

Road Choice Truck Parts has expanded its authorized locations to more than 500 dealers and expanded its product lineup to include more than 35 all-makes parts categories.

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Make-A-Wish gears up for 27th Mother’s Day Convoy

For 26 years, hundreds of trucks have gathered in a convoy to raise money for Make-A-Wish Philadelphia, Northern Delaware & Susquehanna Valley, a charity that grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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Three truckers named finalists for Goodyear’s annual Highway Hero award

This year’s finalists are Mark Cavanagh from Hillsville, Va., Dorian Cole from Los Angeles and Julian Kaczor from Utica, N.Y.

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