Overdrive Staff

New tolls coming on I-65 bridges, toll increases on horizon in several states

Beginning Dec. 30, three Ohio River bridges will begin tolling the new I-65 Abraham Lincoln Bridge, the I-65 Kennedy Bridge and the new East End bridge. Several other tolling locations around the country are also increasing tolls for trucks.

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Love’s opens five new stores, adds 450 parking spaces

The new locations are in South Jacksonville, Ill., Ellsworth, Iowa, New London, Mo., Norfolk, Neb., and Cayce, S.C. All five stores opened Thursday, Dec. 15, marking the busiest day for store openings in the company's history.

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Video: Owner-op Rod Miller’s custom take on an aero Pete

Pete 386 glider stands up against box-nosed rigs.

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ATBS expands biz services offerings

The company’s new package, called RumbleStrip Essentials, offers tax consulting, state and federal tax returns, quarterly tax estimates, tax reconciliation, profit and loss statements, monthly bookkeeping and access to a secure online document portal.

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Keep track of appointments with 2017 trucking calendars

Calendars featuring Kenworth, Peterbilt and Volvo trucks are available.

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Volvo to cut 500 more employees at truck plant

Volvo Trucks has said it will cut roughly 500 more workers at its truck manufacturing plant in Dublin, Virginia, as the Class 8 manufacturing segment continues to falter.

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Implementation of FMCSA’s new carrier registration system delayed indefinitely

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is once again delaying the final implementation of its Unified Registration System, which existing carriers will use for their biannual updates, name changes and transfers of authority.

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New app helps drivers through accident reporting process

After the driver alerts authorities of an accident, the app gives the driver instructions on how to secure the accident scene, cooperate with police, take photographs of the accident and gather other data. Once all of this is complete, Accident Plan compiles the information into an accident report.

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Iowa 80: Oil changes in 40 minutes or $40 credit to drivers

The guarantee is offered at all four Iowa 80 Group-owned locations – Iowa 80 TA in Walcott, Iowa; Joplin 44 Petro in Joplin, Mo.; Oak Grove 80 Petro in Oak Grove, Mo.; and Kenly 95 Petro in Kenly, N.C.

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eNow to supply solar panels to IdleAir locations through new partnership

IdleAir, which supplies power to trucks without idling or running an APU, will now be able to use eNow’s solar panels to help provide the power instead of traditional electricity.

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