Overdrive Staff

John DeGroot’s 2016 Kenworth W900L

John DeGroot hauls steel into the United States from Canada with this 2016 Kenworth W900L.

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‘Ice Road Truckers’ vets face challenges in latest episode

"Ice Road Truckers" veterans Lisa Kelly, Darrell Ward and Art Burke faced a bevy of problems in the latest episode of the History Channel's trucking series

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Peterbilt offering Bendix Wingman Fusion on 579, 567 models

Wingman Fusion uses radar, video, multiple sensors and the truck's braking system to create an view of everything going on around the truck.

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Pork rind maker holding driver appreciation contest to benefit St. Christopher fund

Pork rind maker Southern Recipe is holding its fifth annual Truck Driver Appreciation campaign, offering drivers a chance to win a cash prize, as well as helping the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund earn a $2,000 donation.

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Comment now on DOT speed limiter mandate

The DOT is seeking public comment on the rule for 60 days, until Nov. 7. Click here to comment.

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Supplies to be collected at GATS for Louisiana flood victims

When the Great American Trucking Show opens in Dallas next Thursday, attendees will have the opportunity to help Louisiana residents suffering losses because of the recent flooding. Organizers are seeking canned goods, bottled waters, clothing and more.

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Lynton Yost’s 2015 Peterbilt 389 glider

Lynton Yost hauls agriculture products with this 2015 Peterbilt 389 glider.

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Hogebuilt’s single-axle fenders

Available in perfect-mirror finish and mirror-shine stainless steel

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Uber enters trucking via Otto acquisition, co.’s announce plans for freight matching system

Trucking tech startup Otto announced Aug. 18 it has been acquired by ride-sharing tech giant Uber. The two companies say they have plans for not only deploying an autonomous retrofit system on tractor-trailers, but also for bringing Uber-type technology to trucking to create a nationwide load-truck matching platform.

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Continental tool aims to help owner-operators find proper ELD equipment

The VDO RoadLog ELD Selection Tool guides owner-operators through a series of questions to determine the hardware and software needed, based on their compliance application needs.

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