Overdrive Staff

Med examiner who scammed truckers fined $109k; carrier owner sentenced to probation for violating shutdown order

The DOT recently reported action on several trucking-related criminal cases, including the potential finale to the Terri’s Farm horse-hauling saga and a plea deal made with a medical examiner defrauding truckers by falsely signing drug test results:

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PeopleNet updates e-log software to reflect suspension of restart regs

Electronic logging hardware and software provider PeopleNet announced last week it has updated its eDriver application to reflect the reversion to enforcement of pre-July 2013 rules governing the use and scope of a 34-hour restart.

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Family Affair: Detroit-powered 1990 cabover Freightliner

Nick Zwald of Tillamook, Ore., owns and drives this 1990 Freightliner Condor for Zwald Transport, operating under his father’s authority.

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Operator hits overhead door while exiting — could trucker have prevented it?

After truck operator John Doe pulled the loading dock at a grocery store, a staff member of the facility lowered the dock's overhead door, which Doe hit on his way out. Could he have prevented the accident?

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Happy new year!

The 2014 wrap-up video from the George & Wendy Show's George Parker. Happy new year!

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Love’s opens new Pennsylvania, Illinois stops

Love’s announced recently it has opened two new truck stops — one in Londonderry Township, Pa., and one in Hamel, Ill.

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Gallery: 18 Wheels of Christmas

Overdrive has been seeking the last few weeks photos of trucks decked for the holidays. Here's the full 18 Wheels of Christmas gallery.

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Driver’s night before Christmas, take two

Chipman Relocations dispatcher Tina Pastore rings Christmas Eve in with another 'Night before Christmas' take-off.

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Peterbilt’s 2015 calendar now available

Peterbilt’s 2015 calendar is now available for sale through Peterbilt.com in the “Peterbilt Life” section under the “About” link in the main navigation. To go directly to the calendar sales site, visit https://www.dcgonline.net/peterbiltretail/. The 2015 calendar follows the same format as previous versions with callout photos and facts that complement the primary image of the month. The calendar is available in two versions: wall size, which measures 28-by-26 inches and retails for $16.75; and appointment size, ...

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Two e-log makers update software to reflect 34-hour restart changes

Two e-log software providers, KeepTruckin' and Big Road, have already announced software updates to accommodate the rollback of the 2013 provisions.

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