Overdrive Staff

Mack opening new Texas dealership

| July 29, 2014

Mack Trucks this week announced it will open a new dealership in August in Cotulla, Texas. The 40,000-sq.-ft. Valley Truck Center facility will be located at 206 W FM 468, off Exit 67 on Interstate ...

Love’s adds CNG fueling at two locations

| July 29, 2014

Love’s Travel Stops announced this week it is adding fast-fill compressed natural gas fueling capabilities at two of its existing Oklahoma stops: one in Ardmore and one in Webbers Falls. Upon completion, Love’s says it will ...

Video: Tablet-controlled tractor-trailer, automated-manual transmission test drive

| July 29, 2014

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts was in Germany earlier this month hanging out with the folks from ZF, where the transmission maker introduced a new automated-transmission and a tractor-trailer equipped with a system that allows ...

Trucking’s Top Rookie finalists announced, $25k in prizes available

| July 29, 2014

Randall-Reilly, publisher of Overdrive, has announced the finalists in its 2014 Mike O’Connell Memorial Trucking’s Top Rookie contest. More than $25,000 in cash and prizes will be given to the winners.

‘Trucks are for girls!’

| July 28, 2014

In an effort to engage young women in the trucking industry, the Women in Trucking Association has teamed up with the Girl Scouts of the Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana region.

Maverick builds multi-million driver training facility

| July 28, 2014

Maverick Transportation last week, unveiled a new 13,000-sq.-ft. driver training facility that has multiple classrooms and five training bays.  The North Little Rock, Ark.-based company invested $4 million into the facility, which is capable of housing ...

Number of truck border-crossings continues string of increases in 2013

| July 28, 2014

Data released last week by the Department of Transportation shows that for the fourth straight year the number of truck crossings into the U.S. from Canada and Mexico rose, with 2013’s crossings climbing to 10.8 ...

Pride & Polish rewind: Video from the Fitzgerald Truck Show

| July 28, 2014

Video shot produced from the Overdrive's Pride & Polish event at the Fitzgerald Truck Show in Crossville, Tenn., earlier this month.

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