Overdrive Staff

Driver saved by inspection crew after heart attack

A truck driver was resuscitated by inspectors after an apparent heart attack in the parking lot of a Maryland inspection site.

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Send messages to Trucker Path’s new ‘chatbot’ for parking info

The chatbot, called Trucker Path Bro, works by responding to a driver’s location-based text message to provide the latest updates on nearby parking availability, weigh station and other facilities.

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PIB tip: Get full disclosure in finance contracts

Get full disclosure before you sign a finance contract. Here's why.

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Trucks banned from section of I-95 in Philly next month for DNC

Commercial trucks weighing more than five tons will be prohibited from traveling between Exit 13 and Exit 22 on I-95 in Philadelphia from Saturday, July 23 at noon until midday Friday, July 29 because of the Democratic National Convention.

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Newly-expanded Panama Canal opens

After 9 years of construction, the newly-expanded Panama Canal has opened to accommodate larger ships.

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Mike Boggs presents ‘Car loses it, driving too fast on black ice’

A taste of a much cooler season with this early-morning accident scene on, black ice in Central Illlinois, added to Dashcam Central by reader Mike Boggs.

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Trailer flips in gusty wind: Preventable or not?

A 70-mph gust broadsided trucker John Doe’s container, flipping it violently on its side. His carrier issued a preventable accident warning, which Doe contested. Could Doe have prevented the accident?

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David Singh’s 2015 Kenworth T660

David Singh hauls less-than-truckload frozen products from New York to California and back to Hunts Point in New York City or to New Jersey with this 2015 Kenworth T660 Studio Sleeper.

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Michael Boggs presents ‘Truck releases brakes and rolls back into me on I65.’

I was in a traffic jam on I65. This woman in front of me let her foot off the brakes and rolled about 10 feet back into me. She damaged my grill, and in order to not have to pay for it myself I called the police and got a report. The cop acted like he was bored to tears after he spoke to the other driver and then came over to me. She was ...

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FMCSA shuts down trucker following alcohol-involved crash that killed two, injured two others

On March 18, Weddle’s trailer crossed over the centerline of the highway, tipped over and began scattering its load of lumber across the highway, resulting in two deaths. Weddle was traveling about 80 mph in a posted 55 mph zone, FMCSA says, and was under the influence of alcohol at the time.

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