Overdrive Staff

What owner-operators can expect from FMCSA’s Safety Fitness rule

| February 17, 2015

The key difference between the Safety Fitness portion of CSA and the already existing SMS, says FMCSA, will be relativity — or lack thereof. The SFD will score carriers on their individual performance, rather than ...

PIB tip: Remember the warranty during truck loan negotiations

| February 13, 2015

When you are negotiating for a truck loan, make sure your dealership is able to service your truck and that warranty work and downtime will have the least possible effect on your driving time and ...

Q&A: Mobil Delvac’s Hurtado talks fuel economy benefits of next-gen ‘thin’ oil

| February 13, 2015

Prior to this year's Technology and Maintenance Council's annual meeting, CCJ sister site CCJ had the chance to talk to ExxonMobile's Lilo Hurtado, the company's senior applications engineer, about upcoming regulatory changes and changing technology ...

New Iowa80.com catalog available

| February 11, 2015

Trucking accessories provider Iowa80.com has released its redesigned and larger catalog. The new 92-page catalog features more than 275 new items, including new lights, chrome and stainless exterior accessories, interior accessories, safety and compliance items ...

Ryder spec’ing female-friendly trucks

| February 11, 2015

Ryder System announced that it will offer customers a female-friendly vehicle package for lease. With the help of various OEMs and the Women in Trucking Association, a nonprofit organization established to encourage the employment of ...

AlertDriving launches redesigned website

| February 11, 2015

AlertDriving, a provider of driver risk management solutions, has launched its redesigned website, www.alertdriving.com. Besides helping to improve the user experience, the new website also is designed to offer simplified site navigation with cross-platform support ...

Book recounts Schneider’s 80-year history

| February 11, 2015

In 1935, Al Schneider purchased his first truck, and today his namesake company is one of the nation’s largest providers of truckload, intermodal and logistics services. To capture and commemorate its history over the past ...

Three truckers named Goodyear Highway Hero finalists for rescuing fellow motorists

| February 10, 2015

Goodyear announced Feb. 10 three finalists in its annual Highway Hero program: Clinton Blackburn of Morehead, Ky.; Mack Guffy of Gainesboro, Tenn.; and David Frederickson of Windermere, Fla. Here are their stories.

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