Overdrive Staff

Capitol Christmas tree loaded on Kenworth T880, headed to Washington

| October 30, 2014

The Capitol Christmas tree's yearly trek from to D.C. has begun. The tree was cut down this week and loaded onto a trailer bound for Washington, D.C. Kenworth has the honors of hauling the truck ...

Pilot Flying J implementing $100M in upgrades, healthy food options

| October 30, 2014

Pilot Flying J announced Oct. 30 it is investing $100 million in facility upgrades and implementing healthy food choices and new hot beverage offerings.

Shell: There’s fuel economy to gain with thinner oil in upcoming category

| October 30, 2014

The next category of engine oils will go to market sometime in 2016 or 2017, Shell said this week, but the oil maker says once it does, owner-operators and fleets should see fuel efficiency gains ...

Photos, video: Test driving Caterpillar’s new vocational truck

| October 30, 2014

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts is visiting Caterpillar headquarters today in Peoria, Ill., where the equipment manufacturer has unveiled a new truck for the off-highway market. Here are photos and videos of the new truck.

Love’s expands nat gas network, opens new AL stop

| October 30, 2014

Love’s announced this month it is adding compressed natural gas fueling capabilities to another station along Interstate 40. It has also opened a new stop in Muscle Shoals, Ala.

Show Overdrive photos of your tattoos

| October 29, 2014

Continuing through November, you can take a photo of your tattoo and upload it to the Show Us Your Ink gallery.

Bay & Bay boosts retention bonus

| October 28, 2014

Bay & Bay Transportation of St. Paul, Minn., increased its retention bonus for qualifying mileage contractors and company drivers by 1 cent for every dispatched mile driven, both loaded and empty, until Sept. 30, 2015. This ...

Photo gallery: Peterbilt’s 579 EPIQ, new driver coaching system, a few antique PetesImage Gallery

| October 27, 2014

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts visited Peterbilt headquarters in Denton, Texas, last week to test drive the truck maker's new 579 EPIQ. The model he drove was paired with a highly aerodynamic trailer and Peterbilt's ...

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