Overdrive Staff

Kenworth rolls 500,000th truck out of Chillicothe, Ohio, plant

A Kenworth T680 76-inch mid-roof sleeper with a Paccar MX-13 455-hp engine was recognized as the 500,000th truck produced at the Kenworth factory in Chillicothe, Ohio.

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Howes, SAGE trucking schools partner to offer $25K in scholarships

Each of the 25 SAGE schools will offer a $1,000 scholarship throughout the year. Howes said applicants must meet all trucking industry qualifications and demonstrate a financial need in order to be eligible to apply for the scholarship.

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Sapp Bros. president named NATSO’s incoming chairman

Don Quinn, newly designated chairman at NATSO, stressed the importance of improving service to truck stop customers, America's drivers, in his remarks to attendees of the NATSO show.

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Shell, Bridgestone partner to offer Rotella, other oils at Bridgestone network retailers

The program will make products such as Pennzoil, Quaker State and Shell Rotella engine oils available at Bridgestone affiliated retailers that choose to enroll in the program.

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POLL: Ideal future for the 34-hour restart?

With Congressional attention back on the 34-hour restart in the hours of service after language of the FY 2016 appropriations bill put its very existence in a kind of limbo, what's your preferred version of its future?

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TugForce freight platform opens pre-registration period

Latest 'Uber for trucking' launches pre-registration period for its mobile- and web-apps-enabled freight platform, which will be fully functional in May.

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Ritchie Bros. sells record at Orlando auction

The auction featured more than 500 truck tractors and more than 390 trailers.

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Papé Kenworth named KW Dealer of Year

In the past nine years, Papé Kenworth has earned four Kenworth Gold Awards and five Silver Awards. The dealership was chosen as Dealer of the Year from a pool of more than 360 Kenworth dealers.

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California driver shut down after failed drug tests, crash

The driver was found to be medically unqualified to operate a commercial vehicle during a May 2015 FMCSA investigation in which the agency discovered he'd tested positive for the use of prohibited controlled substances, amphetamines or methamphetamines, on three separate occasions since 2012.

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James Dockery’s Mayfield Dairy yellow Peterbilt 389

James Dockery’s 2013 Peterbilt 389 is painted Mayfield Dairy yellow and pulls a Vantage bulk tank.

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