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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Love’s opens new Oklahoma stop

Love’s Travel Stops opened its 65th Oklahoma location today in Valliant along Highway 70 and Wilson Street recently.

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Peterbilt’s 58-inch sleeper available in 579, 567 models

Peterbilt’s 58-inch sleeper is now in production for the company’s Model 579 and vocational Model 567 in low- and mid-roof configurations.

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Paul Pate presents ‘WIDE LOAD’

One big load: Video of a "1.7 million-pound transformer moving on Arizona Highway 160 near Red Mesa."

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TCA announces new president

The Truckload Carriers Association has named John Lyboldt as the association’s new president.

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Driver wellness program to launch in January

The Truckload Carriers Association, along with Rolling Strong, will launch a new driver wellness program in January.

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POLL: Which mobile app do you like to use to scan documents on the road?

What is your go-to app for scanning documents while on the road? Weigh in on why you use it.

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Werner company drivers to receive pay increase

Werner announced Monday, Nov. 30, a pay increase for its 48-state solo van company drivers, which will equate to an average of $5,000 in increased annual pay, according to the company.

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Peterbilt offers rollover protection as 579, 567 option

Peterbilt’s flagship on-highway Model 579 and vocational Model 567 now offers RollTek’s safety protection system integrated with the company’s Atlas II driver seats. A sensor located under the seat is engineered for continuous monitoring of the vehicle’s angular position and activates when it detects an imminent rollover, deploying side-roll airbags, tightening the safety belt and lowering the seat. The Atlas II seat with the RollTek system is a factory-installed option fully integrated with the truck’s electrical and ...

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Eric Laitinen’s 2000 Peterbilt 379

Eric Laitinen, based out of Cowley, Alberta, Canada, runs Canada to the United States with this 2000 Peterbilt 379.

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