Overdrive Staff

Trucker skills competition to benefit children’s charity

The annual Safety Drive for a Cure is Saturday, March 18 at the Holland's terminal near Atlanta, and benefits and raises awareness for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) Georgia Chapter.

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Kenworth T880 March ‘construction and chrome’ program

The program features $1,000 in savings direct to the customer per every new T880 daycab or full straight-truck purchase, plus up to $2,000 in additional value with no-cost chrome or polished options.

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USA Truck named finalist for military employer honor

USA Truck has been named a finalist for the 2017 Most Valuable Employers for Military (MVE), awarded by RecruitMilitary.

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Work Truck Show: Detroit unveils vocational-duty engine, Mack expanding telematics

The NTEA Work Truck Show is ongoing this week, and several medium- and vocational-duty equipment announcements have been made so far. Detroit unveiled a new vocational-duty engine, Allison Transmission announced an update to its FuelSense fuel economy optimization platform and more.

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New York lifts winter storm travel bans

New York has lifted all travel bans that were a result of Winter Storm Stella, which included a truck ban on interstates 81, 84, 86, 88 and the New York State Thruway.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Christine Treviranus

Overdrive's Most Beautiful finalist Christine Treviranus of Hawthorne, Wisconsin, wanted to be a truck driver for as long as she could remember. “My dad was a truck driver, and ever since I can remember I said I wanted to be a truck driver … but then I met my husband and we had five kids.” She and her truck driver husband decided it wasn’t feasible for her to go out on the road while their children ...

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‘Because We Can’ to feed hungry truckers at MATS

"Because We Can" will attend the show for the fifth year this year to serve breakfast and dinner to drivers at the show. The food will be provided for donations only, and no one will be turned away due to inability to pay.

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Partners in Business tip: Get full disclosure in finance contracts

Truth-in-lending laws do not apply to commercial loans, such as truck financing, so dealers do not have to give full disclosure, but most will if they are asked.

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Trucking rap sheet: NJ trucking co. owner arrested for $300k in unpaid tolls

A New Jersey trucking company owner was arrested for having more than $300,000 in unpaid tolls and fees, and a New Hampshire man was ordered to pay a fine related to an illegal hazmat transport case.

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Luke Gion’s 2007 Peterbilt 379

Gion hauls anhydrous ammonia throughout North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska and Montana.

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