Overdrive Staff

Trucker shot, killed while driving on I-88 in Illinois

According to a report from ABC-7, another vehicle traveling eastbound on the interstate fired a gun into the Volvo driven by Eduardo Munoz, 43, of Sunrise, Fla. Munoz was able to pull the truck over to the shoulder of the Interstate after he was struck.

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FMCSA holding autonomous trucks meeting next week

During the meeting, FMCSA is looking for information relating to the design, development, testing and deployment of "highly autonomous" vehicles, specifically dealing with CDLs, qualification of drivers, the use of electronic devices, hours-of-service for drivers and inspection, repair and maintenance of the trucks.

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TA to open first Bob Evans restaurant at Ohio location

The restaurant, which seats 116 customers, will be the chain's first to open at a TA. There will be a full menu, along with a bakery case with pre-packaged food to go.

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ELDs: How much does compliance with mandate cost?

While the $1,000-plus onboard systems with expensive ongoing costs in maintenance and subscriptions haven’t gone away entirely, many inexpensive options exist, even among dedicated units.

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Less than two weeks to enter Overdrive singing contest

The Trucker Talent Search is back for its fourth year and is looking for truckers who love to sing.

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Volvo introduces new tractor aimed at regional market

Volvo Trucks on Thursday in Montreal rolled out the company’s first new production model tractor since the VN Series debuted 15 years ago. The VNR will be available in three models: daycab, 42-inch flat roof sleeper and 61-inch mid-roof sleeper.

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International launches new regional tractor

International Trucks debuted Thursday a new tractor aimed at the regional haul market. The RH Series, which made its debut at ExpoCam in Montreal, will be the first to get International’s new 12.4 liter A26 engine as standard.

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Detroit makes FA-4 the factory-fill oil for heavy-duty engines

Detroit Diesel Corporationsays it is moving its factory-fill engine oil to low viscosity FA-4 on the DD13, DD15 and DD16 heavy-duty line of engines.

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Andy Morse

I have always been a Garth Brooks fan and this song just kind of reminds me of my life and all the times I've had to start over. Not just relationships but just life in general.

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Bay & Bay Transportation raises owner-operator pay

In addition to increased mileage pay, the fleet offers paid fuel surcharges on loaded miles, 100 percent reimbursement on authorized tolls, in-cab scanners, quarterly safety bonuses and discounts on fuel. Accessorial pay includes detention, layover and extra stop pay.

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