Overdrive Staff

Volvo sells 100,000th I-Shift-equipped truck in North America

Volvo introduced the I-Shift in North America in 2007, becoming the first truck manufacturer to bring an integrated AMT to the market. The I-Shift became standard on all Volvo-powered models in 2013.

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International offering seats with rollover protection as option on ProStar models

International has announced it will offer a seat with rollover protection as an option on its ProStar Class 8 trucks.

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New partnership could lead to expansion of truck parking availability technology

eX² Technology and Truck Smart Parking Services have partnered to offer a solution to address the nationwide parking shortage problem. TSPS already operates in Michigan, and the partnership with eX² could help expand their offerings.

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FDA to implement new sanitation regs for food haulers, likely excludes many owner-operators

The federal government’s Food and Drug Administration released April 5 a Final Rule that sets new standards for food haulers. It includes a notable exception, however, that likely encompasses many single-truck operations.

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Bryan Fontenot’s custom 2011 Pete 389

He uses the truck to haul mostly hazmat up the East Coast and through the central U.S. He purchased the truck custom from DB Kustom Trucks in Antioch, Ill. Fontenot runs out of Pattison, Texas.

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CoPilot Truck GPS app available for free on Android for two weeks

The in-app purchase of an annual subscription is $69.99 (30 percent off) for a limited time.

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FMCSA shuts down Calif.-based driver after multiple DUI convictions

Previously, Zaverukha was convicted twice in Connecticut for alcohol-related violations while driving a truck and once in Massachusetts.

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Shell launching education campaign on new diesel engine oils

Shell Lubricants is ramping up its efforts to provide information on the road and online for a new diesel engine oil set to launch later this year with the Shell Rotella Road Show rig tour.

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Love’s opens second N.Y. travel stop location

Love's Travel Stops recently opened a new store in New York at the intersection of Interstate 90 and State Route 22 in Canaan.

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Complete coverage of the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show

A compilation of Overdrive's coverage from the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show, which took place this week in Louisville, Ky. See photos of the show trucks on display and coverage of all of the equipment news and announcements made at the show...

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