Overdrive Staff

KLLM-Frozen Foods Express selects Truck-Lite LED headlights

| January 14, 2015

KLLM-Frozen Foods Express announced its selection of Truck-Lite LED forward lighting on all new trucks. The Richland, Miss.-based fleet, which operates more than 3,500 tractors and 5,000 trailers in 48 states, will begin its transition ...

Webb Wheel OEM establishes Specialty Truck Business Unit

| January 14, 2015

Webb Wheel OEM has established an independent business focusing exclusively on wheel end products for the specialty truck and vocational markets. Webb said its Specialty Truck Business Unit already has pre-established partnerships with truck manufacturers ...

Peterson marks 70th year in business

| January 14, 2015

2015 marks vehicle safety lighting provider Peterson Manufacturing Co.’s 70th year of business. The family-owned business says that since its inception in 1945, it has grown into a quarter-billion-dollar multifaceted corporation now providing thousands of ...

East names Waters Truck & Tractor authorized dealer

| January 13, 2015

East Manufacturing announced that Waters Truck & Tractor/Waters International Trucks now is an authorized East dealer, offering East’s full line of flatbed, dropdeck and dump trailers. An International Trucks dealership, Waters was established in the 1920s ...

Women in Trucking seeking female drivers for Image Team

| January 13, 2015

Women in Trucking (WIT) is seeking qualified female drivers to become a part of their Image Team, the group announced last week. The WIT Image Team will represent the goals of WIT while bringing awareness ...

Peterbilt to roll out new Model 567 mixer configuration

| January 12, 2015

Peterbilt Motors Co. announced it will unveil a new Model 567 configuration suited for concrete contractors and other weight-conscious applications during the World of Concrete show Feb. 2-6 in Las Vegas. “Peterbilt’s Model 567 has been ...

Labor roundup: Teamsters lose vote at Con-way, mediators assist port negotiations

| January 12, 2015

In trucking labor-related news from last week, federal mediators have been called in to help resolve labor disputes at West Coast ports, while the Teamsters lost a vote at a California Con-way facility.

Overdrive, TCA name finalists in Driver of the Year competitions

| January 09, 2015

Six finalists have been announced for the 2014 Driver of the Year competition, produced by the Truckload Carriers Association, Overdrive and TruckersNews.com. The Owner-Operator of the Year and the Company Driver of the Year will ...

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