Overdrive Staff

Partners in Business tip: Log your spending

Record every check or debit card purchase as soon as the money is spent. Here's how.

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Bandit Series returns to action Saturday in South Carolina

Ricky “Rude” Proffitt will gun for his fourth win in a row this weekend at Greenville-Pickens Raceway in Easley, S.C., as the Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series returns to action Saturday, June 10.

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Chad Cooper’s 1996 Peterbilt 379

Sitting on a 313-inch wheelbase, Cooper has had the rig painted and the frame wrapped, while also adding 7-inch pipes and custom fenders.

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Trucker who reported being shot while driving accidentally shot himself, police say

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the trucker admitted to investigators that he accidentally shot himself in the leg while driving and falsely reported being the victim of a shooting.

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Overdrive parent company Randall-Reilly acquired by Aurora Capital

Private equity firm Aurora Capital has acquired Overdrive publisher Randall-Reilly, the two companies announced Monday.

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Google confirms self-driving truck platform in the works

Google parent company Alphabet Inc.'s autonomous driving unit, Waymo, is developing a self-driving truck platform, the company confirmed Thursday.

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Chris Ratiu’s 2016 Volvo VNL 780

Ratiu primarily uses the truck to haul equipment with a 2016 Doonan Chaparral tri-axle step deck.

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Year’s biggest inspection blitz begins Tuesday

Drivers have just a few more days to prepare for the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual International Roadcheck inspection spree, while will begin Tuesday, June 6.

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Trucking jobs flat in May

The for-hire trucking industry lost 100 jobs in May, according to the Department of Labor's monthly report. Construction in the month added 11,000 jobs, while manufacturing dropped 1,000.

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Young trucker hits low bridge, FMCSA issues GPS alert

It is unclear if the young trucker was following GPS directions, but the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued an alert Wednesday, May 31, warning truck drivers to use professional-grade navigation systems that provide route restrictions.

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