Overdrive Staff

Utility makes Bendix trailer roll stability standard 3000R spec

| December 10, 2014

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. announced the addition of trailer roll stability protection from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems as a standard base specification on its 3000R refrigerated trailer. The Bendix TABS-6 Advanced with Bendix Trailer Roll Stability ...

K&B enhances holiday sign-on bonus program

| December 10, 2014

K&B Transportation announced an enhanced holiday sign-on bonus program that the South Sioux City, Neb.-based company says equals out to an increase of more than 7 cents per mile. Drivers starting prior to Christmas will receive ...

AMG Peterbilt of Columbus opens

| December 10, 2014

AMG Peterbilt of Columbus (Ohio) – a full-service Peterbilt dealership offering new and used truck sales, parts sales and service – opened Dec. 1 and is located in nearby Plain City with access to Interstate ...

Women in Trucking offering Dec. membership special

| December 09, 2014

The Women in Trucking Association announced last week it is offering this month Buy One, Gift One memberships to anyone who joins or renews their membership with the group.

No-defect Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports no longer have to be filed

| December 09, 2014

A federal rule to eliminate the requirement that drivers submit a Driver Vehicle Inspection Report will go into effect Dec. 18, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced today.

Wreaths Across America looking for owner-ops to haul loads of wreaths to cemeteries

| December 08, 2014

Wreaths Across America is making a last-minute push to secure the trucks it needs to haul wreaths nationwide to cemeteries around the country as part of its annual wreath laying ceremonies, intended to memorialize fallen ...

‘Tis the season: Archived Overdrive covers show off snowy rigs, Christmas colors

| December 08, 2014

Christmas is approaching quickly, and in the spirit of the season, Overdrive dug these old covers out of the filing room to show off.

Congress could force FMCSA to suspend hours of service restart rules

| December 05, 2014

A major spending bill in the works in Congress could include a major provision for the trucking industry: Direction to suspend parts of the 2013 federal hours of service rule.

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