Overdrive Staff

North Carolina trucker shut down following fatal alcohol-involved hit and run

According to FMCSA, Simranjeet Singh Sandhu was driving on the Cross Bronx Expressway on March 27 when he allegedly changed lanes without signaling, then struck a car, killing the driver and hospitalizing a passenger. He then fled the scene.

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PrePass expanding weigh station bypass services in North Carolina

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol says it has seen success at the existing PrePass sites at the Hillsborough weigh stations along I-40 and wants to expand the service.

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Omnitracs holding contest to find drivers’ ‘pick of the litter’

Omnitracs’ Big Rig Buddies 2017 Giveaway allows drivers, both current and retired, to submit a photo of their pet and a brief description explaining why their pet is the best companion on the road.

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Partners in Business tip: Keep an escrow account for maintenance costs

Every good preventive maintenance schedule begins with a maintenance escrow savings account. A good formula for this ties the age of the truck to cents-per-mile savings.

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Billy Robinson’s ‘Big Bird’ Pete 389

"Big Bird" is a 2013 Peterbilt 389 equipped with a 485-horsepower Cummins with an Eaton-Fuller 18-speed and 3:55 rears that sits on a 280-inch wheelbase.

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Bandit racing series heads to Tennessee this weekend

The Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series returns to action Saturday, July 1, at Highland Rim Speedway in Greenbrier, Tenn., the first quarter-mile track on the Bandit schedule.

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New full-service Ill. Truck Centers location

Truck Centers Inc. celebrated the grand opening of their 10th full-service dealership in Effingham, Ill.

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Facebook founder Zuckerberg hears truckers’ concerns at Iowa 80 truck stop

Facebook founder and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg last week heard from truckers on electronic logs, autonomous trucks and more as he took time during his tour of the United States to visit the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa.

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Troy May’s 2007 Peterbilt 379 Legacy Edition

Troy May owns this 2007 Peterbilt 379 Legacy Edition, which is powered by a Cat C15 and an 18-speed with 3:70 rears.

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AscendTMS software free to DAT carrier users

Dispatch tools, rate indices, access to factoring, full load board functionality and more are available to current DAT TruckersEdge, Express and Power users via the AscendTMS operations-management software and its integration with DAT.

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