Overdrive Staff

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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Todd Dewey discusses Darrell Ward, upcoming ‘Ice Road Truckers’ season in podcast finale

In the finale of this podcast series with Todd Dewey, the Ice Road Trucker touches on his friendship with the late Darrell Ward, the upcoming season of the show and more.

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FMCSA calls for 25 percent of truckers to be drug tested in 2017

The agency announced Tuesday that carriers will be required to randomly test at least 25 percent of their drivers in the calendar year. This requirement includes owner-operators leased to carriers.

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‘Close call’ with Colin Young and his dashcam outside metro Denver

SB on I-25, "headed into the Denver Metro area," after another tractor-trailer passed Young, an impatient motorist "going too fast nearly wrecked while making an unsafe lane change."

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One20 updates app, announces availability of trucker-focused tablet at TA/Petro stores

Routing app One20 has announced its operator-focused One20 Tablet is now available for purchase at all TA and Petro stores nationwide. The tablet costs $399 and comes with a truck-safe mount, charger and protective case.

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PrePass adds new bypass sites in three states

Truckers using PrePass are now eligible to bypass a trio of weigh stations recently added to the company’s network. Help Inc., provider of PrePass, also announced it has installed weigh-in-motion scales at two PrePass locations near Cheyenne, Wyo., on I-25 northbound and I-80 westbound.

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David Gates Jr.’s 2000 Kenworth W900L

The truck has 1.8 million miles on it, and Gates has owned it for seven years. He has replaced the engine, transmission, suspension and rear ends himself over the years and added custom exhaust, a drop visor, and numerous LED lights around the truck.

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New Love’s opens in northern Iowa

The new store offers 80 truck parking spaces, five showers, two restaurants and more.

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Video: 360-degree view of the new Nikola One hydrogen-electric Class 8 truck

A 360-degree turntable view of the new Nikola One, a Class 8 tractor that the company touts as having 1,000 hp and no tailpipe emissions.

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ProMiles, Teletrac Navman partner to offer GPS tracking, automatic fuel tax reporting

ProMiles brings its automated fuel tax reporting system to the partnership, which will combine with Teletrac Navman’s GPS tracking system.

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