Overdrive Staff

Trucking rap sheet: Carrier smuggles weed from Mexico, two sentenced for defrauding shippers

An El Paso, Texas, trucking company owner was sentenced to more than two years in prison for his role in a 14-year marijuana smuggling operation. Additionally, a Florida man pleaded guilty to a CDL testing scheme.

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EFS launches card management app for fleet card users

EFS says the app gives drivers real-time card balances and recent transaction details, the ability to register an EFS check and more.

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Rand McNally’s annual truckers’ road atlas released

Some features in the atlas include a 22-page mileage directory with more than 40,000 truck-specific, city-to-city mileages; charts with state and provincial permit agency phone numbers and websites, low clearances, weigh stations and more.

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Used truck volume to blame for Navistar’s $80M second quarter loss

Higher used truck losses, primarily resulting from a $60 million increase to the used truck reserve for the company’s legacy MaxxForce 13 used truck inventory, was the largest contributor to the company's $80 million loss in the second quarter, it says.

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Interactive map of the intrastate ELD mandates as of June 2017

This interactive map shows information on progress all lower 48 states (and Alaska) have or haven't made in adopting the federal electronic logging device regulations for intrastate haulers. Click through your state for more.

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Drivewyze expanding bypass service into California

The company says installation is underway at 37 locations throughout the state where there are existing weigh-in-motion scales, and the service is expected to be fully operational within the next 60 days.

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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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