Overdrive Staff

Steve Ditzfeld’s 2011 Peterbilt 389

The truck is equipped with a Cat motor that Ditzfeld says was "tweaked and tuned" at Pittsburgh Power to 700 horsepower at the wheels.

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Regs’ cost burden, independent contractor misclassification at issue as L.A.-Long Beach port haulers prepare to strike

Los Angeles/Long Beach, Calif., drayage truckers will strike at three companies after both cities unveiled plans to transition to zero-emission trucks by 2035 and promote common environmental standards at ports nationwide.

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International making air disc brakes standard on LT series trucks

International Trucks Senior Vice President of Global Product Development Denny Mooney says the disc brakes help the company with its increased uptime initiative while also providing a higher degree of safety for the driver.

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Seven scholarships awarded by Women in Trucking

The Women In Trucking (WIT) Foundation awarded seven scholarships so far this year. The scholarship recipients each received $1,000 for their educational training.

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Pilot Flying J offering dads free coffee for Father’s Day

Pilot Flying J will celebrate Father's Day this year by offering dads a free cup of any size of Pilot Coffee between Sunday, June 18 and Saturday, June 24.

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Man charged after allegedly stealing truck, leading police on chase in Texas

A report by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram says the chase began Friday afternoon, June 9, when Olivas, driving a stolen tractor pulling a flatbed trailer, fled police. The chase ended in Arlington after Olivas struck another vehicle and crashed into a retaining wall.

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Old Dominion leasing acquired by Penske

Penske Truck Leasing announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Richmond, Va.-based Old Dominion Truck Leasing. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Partners in Business tip: Update your insurance basics annually

Talk to your insurance agent every year to adjust parts of your insurance policy -- here's why.

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Two ELD webinars scheduled for July

FMCSA will host ELD webinars on July 6 and July 13. Participants can email questions ahead of time, or submit them during the question and answer sessions.

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Rolling Strong to launch health app for truckers

The app provides truckers with health and wellness guidance, along with tracking of meals, exercise, sleep and more.

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