Overdrive Staff

6 states issue hours-of-service waivers for emergency loads in wake of Winter Storm Jonas

Six East Coast states have issued temporary and limited hours-of-service exemptions for certain relief load haulers in the wake of the historic winter storm that impacted about a third of the U.S. population.

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Georgia Freightliner dealer partnering with local tech college for diesel training programs

Peach State Freightliner, Georgia’s largest Freightliner dealer, has partnered with Gwinnett Technical College to provide more than $100,000 in equipment, training opportunities and scholarships.

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FMCSA hosting webinars to talk ELD rule, implementation

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will host two webinars on the new electronic logging device rule in the coming weeks.

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David Stout presents ‘Car loses control in front of my 18-wheeler in Ky.’

Looks like safe speeds in wet conditions saved operator Stout from a potential collision as a four-wheeler lost traction and ended up with its headlights pointed in Stout's direction in the lane ahead.

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Owner-operator couple nominated to be Outstanding Trucker Buddies

Rusty and Shari Ann Fry, owner-operators leased to Landstar, have been nominated to become Outstanding Trucker Buddies through the Trucker Buddy program.

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Gooch Trucking’s ‘Old Blue’

Gooch Trucking’s “Old Blue” is a custom 1996 Peterbilt 379.

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Michael Kimball presents ‘Another impatient four-wheeler.’

A view from Kimball's dashcam of yet another "impatient four-wheeler passing me on the shoulder in Columbia, Mo."

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10 worst cities for traffic

California cities take three of the top 10 worst cities for truck drivers, according to navigation equipment manufacturer TomTom’s annual list of cities with the worst traffic.

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Overdrive accepting submissions for annual singing trucker contest

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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DOT rule to implement new carrier rating system published, FMCSA seeking comment

FMCSA has published a proposed rule that would reform the way it rates carriers and determines their overall safety fitness to operate, and the agency is accepting public comment on the proposal for 60 days.

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