Overdrive Staff

Truck stop offering drivers free turkey dinner on Thanksgiving

Boise Stage Stop says it hosts a Driver Appreciation Day every year on Thanksgiving Day as a "thank you" to truckers.

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DOT adds 30 days to speed limiter comment period

Comments on the propose rule are now due by the end of the day Dec. 7. The rule doesn't specify a speed to which trucks would be governed.

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Partners in Business: Selecting a business services provider

This financial lifeline involves more than just tax preparation concerns.

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OOIDA considers further legal challenge to ELD mandate

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, which filed the lawsuit in March, said it is disappointed, but looking ahead to continue challenging the rule.

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DOT: All of the nearly 16,000 recalled Volvo trucks have been accounted for

All of the nearly 16,000 Volvo trucks recalled earlier this year have been accounted for, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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DOT establishes autonomous advisory committee to guide policy on automated trucks, cars

“This committee will help determine how, when, and where automated technology will transform the way we move,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “The Department has advanced some of the life-saving benefits of automated technologies, including automated vehicle policy, but we are looking outside the government for innovative and thoughtful leaders to uncover its full potential across all modes.”

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Drivewyze to add seven bypass locations in Michigan

The seven new bypass sites are located at weigh stations along I-69, I-75, I-94 and I-96, all major corridors to and from the state’s busiest international crossings, the Ambassador Bridge and the Blue Water Bridge, according to Drivewyze.

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Now, not later: Group wants FMCSA to allow drug testing of truckers via hair sample

The FAST Act highway bill passed last year opens the door for the agency to recognize hair tests in lieu of urine samples, but not until the Department of Health and Human Services creates guidelines for hair sample testing.

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Two winners with attitude

A 1972 needle-nose Pete and Overdrive's Most Beautiful

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Barry Laite’s 2005 International 9400i Eagle

The truck is equipped with a 450 horsepower Cummins and a 12-speed Meritor transmission.

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