Overdrive Staff

New load board opens for business

Drivers, brokers and shippers have a new resource with the launch of Apex Capital Corp’s NextLOAD.com.

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Owner-ops can get $3,000 rebate on Kenworth Icon 900

Fleets and owner-operators purchasing the new Kenworth Icon 900 by the end of the year could be eligible for a $3,000 rebate.

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DOT mandate for rollover avoidance systems published, making rule law

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration published a Final Rule on the Federal Register Tuesday that will require all trucks made Aug. 1, 2017, and after be equipped will electronic stability control systems to prevent vehicle rollovers.

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Overdrive names winner in 2015 Most Beautiful contest

Joanne Fatta hauls produce full time for Sunrise Transport while helping train new drivers. She was chosen from more than 80 nominees.

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GATS to offer free health screenings at new Health and Wellness Pavilion

This year at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas on Aug. 27-29, a variety of free health screenings will be offered at the Landstar Fit for the Road Health and Wellness Pavilion.

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Brad Kuhn presents ‘A 4-minute ride with a truck driver’

"How about a little credit for the accidents that we avoid?" asks Brad Kuhn with this collection of near misses. "I think law enforcement needs to crack down on aggressive driving around trucks."

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Cummins kicks off cross-country tour showcasing current, next-gen engines

Cummins began its cross-country tour this weekend. Here's when and where to find stops upcoming in the next two months.

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C.R. England unveils new military tribute tractors for Honored Veterans fleet

C.R. England announced it is honoring its military veteran drivers and employees with the addition of six new military-themed trucks and two trailers to the company’s “Honored Veterans” fleet.

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‘85 Pete 359 wins Shell Rotella SuperRigs contest

A 1985 Peterbilt 359 shown by Kiegan Nelson of Richfield, Wis., won Best of Show this weekend at the 33rd annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs working show truck competition.

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Brad Kuhn presents ‘You never know what’s going to come at you’

A close shave: "The driver said that he started to hydroplane and lost control. I'm glad that he jack knifed or it may have gotten ugly."

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