Overdrive Staff

Nearly 800 miles of Pennsylvania highways receive speed limit increase

Nearly 800 miles of turnpike and highway in Pennsylvania now have a speed limit of 70 miles per hour, up from 65, as of Tuesday.

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Equipment hauler’s 2004 Peterbilt 379

Heather Hutto and Hutto Transportation out of La Vernia, Texas, own this 2004 Peterbilt 379 driven by Eric Carnahan. The truck is powered by a Caterpillar C15 single turbo set at 550 horsepower, an 18-speed and 3:55 rears. It also has an 18-inch Texas bumper, vinyl wood floors in the cab and sleeper, headache rack with low profile LED light bar and Minimizer fenders. The truck is primarily used to haul equipment, steel, building materials, ...

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Rand McNally releases updated annual atlas

The atlas features truck-navigable routes, state and province restrictions, and low clearance locations.

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Deadline to enter Overdrive’s singing contest for trucker is midnight Sunday

Back for a third year, Overdrive-Red Eye Radio's Trucker Talent Search is looking for truckers who love to sing.

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Chris Bailey and Eugene Brown’s 2011 Peterbilt 389

Chris Bailey and Eugene Brown’s 2011 Peterbilt 389 is powered by a 550-horsepower Cummings with an Eaton Fuller 18-speed with 3:36 rears.

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Paccar Parts opens new state of the art distribution center in Washington

Paccar Parts has officially opened its new $32 million, state-of-the-art distribution center in Renton, Wash. Servicing dealers in the Northwestern U.S. and Western Canada, the new 160,000 sq.-ft. parts distribution center (PDC) is almost three times the capacity of its predecessor built in 1973.

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New truck financing company opens, works with bad credit

The company uses a collateral-based approach to get deals approved, allowing them to rely less on credit scores.

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New GPS-dashcam hybrid released

The system uses built-in GPS capabilities and built-in 3G cellular connectivity to form real-time location reports, along with saving recordings when triggered.

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More than 800 recalled Volvo trucks remain unaccounted for, FMCSA says

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is still looking for hundreds of Volvo trucks recalled last month and subsequently placed out of service over potential steering problems.

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Partners in Business tip: Factors that influence interest rates

Want to know what factors most influence your credit rating and, thus, your interest rates for truck loans? Here's what you need to know.

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