Overdrive Staff

Two winners with attitude

A 1972 needle-nose Pete and Overdrive's Most Beautiful

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Barry Laite’s 2005 International 9400i Eagle

The truck is equipped with a 450 horsepower Cummins and a 12-speed Meritor transmission.

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Mega-carrier XPO sells truckload biz to Transforce in $600M deal

The truckload operation sold to TransForce encompasses approximately 3,000 tractors, 7,500 trailers and 29 locations -- all of which were part of XPO's October 2015 acquisition of Con-way Inc.

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Truckstop.com launcing new app, adding load tracking feature

The new app will replace the existing ITS Trucker mobile app and allows carriers to see load details and pick-up and drop information, as well as submit check calls directly.

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Love’s opens new store in West Siloam Springs, Okla.

The 24-hour, 5,000 square-foot location offers drivers Godfather's Pizza and Chester's Chicken restaurants, along with 41 truck parking spaces, RFID cardless fueling, CAT scales, a Love's Truck Tire Care Center and more.

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‘WB 70 shoulder: An expressway of one’s own’ — from the dashcam of Colin Young

Colin Young was westbound on I-70 "coming down Floyd Hill in Colorado." Traffic was creeping along, and a pickup-truck driver decided to take matters into his own hands, safety be ... well, you know.

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New online service aims to simplify driver hiring process for small fleets

Carriers that use the service can customize their own employment application and will receive a unique link to the application to post on the company’s website, in job postings or share with potential driver applicants through email or text, the company says.

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Partners in Business tip: Carry a notebook with your receipt envelope

This notebook will be used to record those expenses for which you cannot obtain a receipt, such as when you wash your truck at a coin-operated facility or personal use of your auto, so you can deduct the expenses at tax time.

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Concrete haulers group seeks exemption from 30-minute break regs

The American Concrete Pumping Association’s exemption request would apply across the concrete pumping industry to all concrete pump operators, concrete pumping companies and drivers who deliver, set up and operate concrete pumps across the U.S.

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High profile California truck crash under federal investigation

Based on tire conditions NTSB said the bus was out-of-compliance with Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance inspection standards.

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