Overdrive Staff

Cummins certified for 2017 EPA emissions regs

Cummins has announced it has received certification for its lineup of on-highway diesel and natural gas engines from the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Fleets choose Transflo Mobile+ to ease driver workflow

Pegasus TransTech, a mobile and business process automation provider, signed three new clients to its Transflo Mobile+ application. MGR Freight System, Classic Carriers and Page Transportation are adding Mobile+ to their business processes, integrating load details, messaging and driver validation capabilities into their workflows. Pegasus TransTech recently designed a new portal to enable clients to personalize the way information is presented to commercial drivers. Clients can use self-service functionality to manage video notifications, ensuring drivers have ...

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N.C. driver named TCA Highway Angel for second time

Marcus Beam has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for the second time in his professional driving career.

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Steven Doyle’s 2014 Peterbilt 389 glider

Steven Doyle uses this 2014 Peterbilt 389 glider to haul petroleum products, mainly gasoline, in Virginia and Maryland.

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I-94 enforcement blitz results in 920 ticketed truckers

Trucks driving on interstates in three Midwestern states earlier this month were targets of an enforcement blitz by state police who issued more than 900 tickets.

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Chris Dinsdale presents ‘Huge Roadtrains of Northwest Australia’

GoPro view through the windscreen of a Kenworth K100 looking at massive roadtrains in the North West of Australia.

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Driver of the Year finalists competing for two $25,000 prizes

Owner-operators Edward Tricco and Glen Horack are competing for a $25,000 prize to be awarded in March to the Owner-Operator of the Year by the Truckload Carriers Association and Overdrive.

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Custom Truck Sales opens new parts and service facility in Saskatchewan

Custom Truck Sales recently opened a new parts and service facility in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, on Highway 4 and the TransCanada Highway.

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Peterbilt adds auto-start to no-idle system

Peterbilt enhanced its SmartAir no-idle system with new auto-start technology that helps keep both the main and auxiliary batteries charged while running the air-conditioning system and using electric-powered devices. Auto-start is available as a factory-installed option on Model 579s equipped with SmartAir and either a 72- or 80-inch sleeper.

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National Seating offers RollTek safety system

RollTek’s side roll airbag protection system now is available on the National Seating platform. A sensor located under the seat is engineered for continuous monitoring of the vehicle’s angular position and activates when it detects an imminent rollover, deploying side-roll airbags, tightening the safety belt and lowering the seat. Peterbilt recently announced that its on-highway Model 579 and vocational Model 567 now offers RollTek’s safety protection system integrated with the company’s Atlas II driver seats. The Atlas ...

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