Overdrive Staff

Talladega Fiberglass’ classic rear fenders

Easy-to-install fenders offer low-weight option

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DAT’s new TruckersEdge Pro now shows rate averages paid to owner-operators in recent weeks

Loadboard DAT Solutions on Friday announced the availability of TruckersEdge Pro, an updated version of its loadboard that allows owner-operators to see the rate averages in specified lanes paid by brokers over the past 15 days.

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Jeff Sturm’s 2012 Peterbilt 386

Sturm hauls finished and stainless steel from Pennsylvania to California, and anything from hot tubs to copper back to Pennsylvania for CRST Malone.

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Pilot Flying J inks sponsorship deal with ESPN, Southeastern Conference

PFJ says the sponsorship will provide exposure for the company on SEC Network programming and on the network's football pregame show, SEC Nation.

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Love’s will give away free hot dogs next week on National Hot Dog Day

Love's Travel Stops is celebrating National Hot Dog Day by giving away free hot dogs Wednesday, July 19, at participating locations.

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Grounded 280-ton truck finally allowed to move, carrier forced to pay state $60k

Bay Crane Northeast agreed to take out a $25 million insurance policy with the state as a co-insured party, pay the cost of the police escort through the state, and reimburse Rhode Island DOT $60,000 for its trouble in dealing with the truck.

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Eight killed in two fiery truck-involved crashes Tuesday in Texas and Kansas

A crash involving four trucks and two passenger vehicles along I-35 in Waco, Texas, claimed three lives, including a truck driver, and a crash along I-70 in Kansas involving two trucks and four passenger vehicles claimed five lives.

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Unannounced brake inspection blitz sidelines nearly 2,000 trucks

CVSA inspectors in 33 U.S. states and 10 Canadian provinces conducted 9,524 inspections during the one-day inspection blitz. Of the 1,989 trucks placed out-of-service for various violations, 1,146 of them were parked for brake-related violations.

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Drivewyze adding 13 weigh station bypass locations in North Carolina

The 13 new sites in the Tar Heel State are located along Interstates 26, 40, 77, 85 and 95. These additional sites bring Drivewyze’s nationwide total to nearly 700 locations.

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Colorado DOT urges truckers to use caution on mountain passes

The department reminds truckers that the speed limit for westbound traffic on U.S. 160 coming downhill from the summit is 25 miles per hour for trucks. This stretch of highway has a 7 percent downhill grade and is more than eight miles from the summit to the base of the pass.

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