Overdrive Staff

’07 International 9400i at sunrise in D.C.

Merrill Heim, owner of Alumni Logistics of Street, Md., used his 2007 International 9400i to move barricade fencing for the U.S. Secret Service when Pope Francis visited Washington, D.C.

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Volvo, Mack looking to minimize downtime with Certified Uptime Centers

Volvo and Mack both announced recently they will begin introducing Certified Uptime Centers within their respective dealer networks in 2016 in an effort to maximize uptime.

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Equipment news from ATA: Kenworth dealer certification, 40-inch sleeper for T880, new aero kits

The American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference and Exhibition took place this week in Philadelphia, and from it have come several trucking equipment news announcements.

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ATRI names Werner’s Leathers to board of directors

The American Transportation Research Institute has appointed Werner Enterprises President and COO Derek J. Leathers to its Board of Directors.

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New York owner-op wins steer tires through Double Coin drawing

A New York owner-operator won a free set of Double Coin steer tires through the company’s “Smart Money Tire Drawing.”

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‘Ice Road Truckers’ wraps up 9th season

History Channel’s Ice Road Truckers wrapped up its ninth season Sunday as the wilderness roads of northern Canada thawed, lakes melted, and the truckers who crossed them went home, writes Overdrive sister site’s Truckers News Editor David Hollis in his weekly recap.

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Electrical system tech tip: Choosing a trailer nosebox

Space and moisture and circuit protection dominate concerns when choosing a nosebox to house wiring on the trailer.

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New Love’s location opens in Prichard, Ala.

The newest Love's Travel Stops location is in Prichard, Ala., just north of Mobile off of Interstate 65, exit 8.

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Tech news from ATA: PeopleNet partners with Samsung, Omnitracs releases nav system, driver monitoring systems get updates

The American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference and Exhibition is taking place this week in Philadelphia, and from it have come several trucking software or device-related news announcements.

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ATA Pres. Bill Graves says 2016 will be his last year at ATA

Gov. Bill Graves, president and CEO of the American Trucking Associations, will be leaving ATA at the end of 2016, ATA has confirmed with Overdrive. ATA spokesman Sean McNally said Graves informed the ATA board Oct. 20 of his intentions to leave ATA next year.

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