Overdrive Staff

Best of Show: Jake Lindamood’s ’88 Pete wins top honors at the 2016 Shell Rotella SuperRigs

Jake Lindamood of Irving, Texas, is back, and his hard-hitting heavy haulers are more beautiful than ever. Lindamood, vice president of Lindamood Demolition, captured the Best of Show trophy at the 34th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs truck competition, held June 9-11, 2016, in Joplin, Missouri.

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Truckstop.com, CargoNet partner on new cargo theft alert system

Truckstop.com is set to announce Aug. 11 that it has entered into a partnership with cargo theft prevention firm CargoNet to provide alerts of theft instances and reported fraudulent activity to Truckstop.com users.

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Showers, free truck parking available at GATS

Free truck parking will be available at the GATS Community Tailgate at the Cotton Bowl’s Fair Park, which is less than four miles from the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. Shuttles will be available to and from the lot throughout the show.

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Partners in Business tip: Get an engine inspection before you buy used

For any truck you’re looking at buying, try to get an engine inspection by an original equipment manufacturer shop for that engine’s brand.

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Unseasonably warm weather makes for dicey start to new ‘Ice Road Truckers’ season

Unusually mild weather set the tone for the 10th season of the History Channel's "Ice Road Truckers" in the opening episode of the season last week

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David Ford’s 2007 Peterbilt 379

The truck is equipped with a Cat C15 and an Eaton-Fuller 18-speed with 3:36 rears.

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New Mack tool allows drivers to see fuel efficiency in different specs

Drivers can select different Pinnacle options that affect fuel efficiency, including weight, speed, engine size and rating, transmission, axle ratios, tires, aerodynamic enhancements and more, then see the difference in fuel economy.

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National Truck Driving Championships kick off Wednesday

Drivers will compete in one of eight different classes for the chance to be named the 2016 Bendix National Truck Driving Championships Grand Champion.

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David Stahl’s 1991 Kenworth T600

David Stahl has owned this 1991 Kenworth T600 since 1995 and officially retired it from the road in 2014 with more than 3 million miles on it.

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Partners in Business tip: Practice proper oil filtration

Use good oil filtration practices. Choose a filter that meets all the engine manufacturer’s specifications. Always change it at the recommended interval to extend oil life.

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