Overdrive Staff

Kenworth T370 getting heavier front axles

Kenworth Truck Co.announced it soon will offer heavier front axles for its T370 Class 7 model. The company said that with the new 18,000-pound and 20,000-pound front axles, customers can put more weight on the front ends for fuel-hauling, dump, mixer, utility and crane applications, allowing more payload in a shorter BBC package. The new axles are available with the Paccar PX-9 engine rated up to 350-hp and 1,150 lb.-ft. of torque. The package includes a ...

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Truckers get $477k from carrier in case over medical requirements policy

PAM Transport was ordered recently by the Department of Labor to pay 12 former drivers nearly half a million dollars after it was determined that the carrier violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Shell’s annual SuperRigs show to be held outside of San Antonio in June

Shell Rotella’s annual SuperRigs competition will be held June 11-13 at the Retama Park in Selma, Texas, outside of San Antonio, the company announced this week.

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RD’s heavy hauling Pete

Equipment hauler John Johnson drives this 2012 Peterbilt 389 for RD Reed Heavy Transport.

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Indy first ‘Hardest Working’ city

Freightliner Trucks named the Work Truck Show's host city, Indianapolis, Ind., as its first “Hardest Working City” honoree March 4, with the announcement coming at the show itself.

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Mack taking customer submissions for 2016 calendar

Mack Truck has announced that it is offering customers the chance for their Mack models to be featured in the company's 2016 calendar.

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Driver who saved two children from fiery crash named TCA’s Highway Angel of the Year

Colorado-based truck operator David Ragland has been named TCA’s Highway Angel of the Year award for his role in helping save two small children from a car crash.

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Peterbilt 567 with all-wheel drive

The all-wheel drive Model 567 is now available for order and will go into production in April.

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Calling all female truckers: Overdrive’s 2015 Most Beautiful contest accepting nominations through Sunday

Nominations for Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest, which highlights the accomplishments and inner and outer beauty of female drivers, are being accepted through March 15.

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Kentucky temporarily suspends hours rules for food, medicine, grain haulers

Kentucky has suspended hours-of-service rules for truck drivers supplies such as food, water, medicine, propane and grains headed to areas affected by severe winter weather in recent weeks.

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