Overdrive Staff

Arizona Trucking Association uses grant money to educate teens on driving around trucks

The goal is to educate motorists about sharing the road to reduce truck-involved crashes; expand public awareness of sharing the highways with trucks with oversized loads; and reach out to young drivers, senior citizens and others to educate them on how their driving actions around trucks can create unsafe traffic conditions.

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Accuride launches steel wheel refinishing service

ProFinish will refinish all steel wheel makes with Accuride’s “Steel Armor” coating that protects against corrosion and carries a 12-month warranty against rust.

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Shane Mollers’ 2003 Kenworth W900

The truck, which has 1.3 million miles, is equipped with a 600-horsepower Caterpillar with an 18-speed and 3:36 rears.

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Brokerage app Convoy lands $62M to fund nationwide rollout

The platform’s shipping customers include Fortune 500 brands Unilever and Anheuser-Busch, as well as Niagara Bottling and Tenaris and its fleet force is comprised of a technology-connected network of approximately 10,000 trucking companies.

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Universal providing TransFlo ELDs to its owner-operators at no cost

Universal Logistics, one of the country's largest carriers and operator of Universal Truckload, Universal Dedicated and Universal Intermodal, will provide electronic logging devices to its 3,500 owner-operators free of charge, the company announced Tuesday. 

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C.H. Robinson makes One20 F-ELD available to owner-operators at discounted price

A new agreement between trucker-focused mobile app company One20 and third-party logistics provider C.H. Robinson will allow carriers with fewer than 10 trucks contracted to C.H. Robinson to receive One20’s F-ELD device at a discounted price.

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Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls set to increase again in 2018

The increase will see the most common toll for a Class 8 truck increase from $23.60 to $25.01 for E-ZPass and from $33.10 to $35.08 for cash.

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Voting open to name Trucking Moves America Forward mascot

The final five names are Axle, Bob Tail, Safety Sammy, Seymour S. Miles and Wheels.

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Video: Fleenor Bros. ‘Ace in the Hole’

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Roady’s Truck Stops introduces Mitchell 1 TruckSeries at member locations

Roady's Truck Stops is partnering with Mitchell 1 to offer TruckSeries, its all-makes truck repair information software, at all Roady's member repair shops and service stations. Roady's, which has more than 300 independent member locations, is implementing the software to grow the repair and service part of its business. TruckSeries offers information for each stage of the repair process, allowing Roady's to better diagnose, estimate labor times and repair all medium and heavy trucks.

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