Overdrive Staff

ATA Pres. Bill Graves says 2016 will be his last year at ATA

Gov. Bill Graves, president and CEO of the American Trucking Associations, will be leaving ATA at the end of 2016, ATA has confirmed with Overdrive. ATA spokesman Sean McNally said Graves informed the ATA board Oct. 20 of his intentions to leave ATA next year.

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Paccar MX-11 engine to be available for vocational, regional haul trucks

Kenworth will begin selling the Paccar MX-11 engine for its vocational and regional haul trucks in the United States and Canada in January 2016.

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FMCSA’s Darling: I want to work with truckers; ATA’s Graves: Trucking to stay strong in ’16

Attendees at ATA's annual conference heard a state of the industry address from ATA's Bill Graves and an address from FMCSA head Scott Darling, who said he'd like 2016 to be a "year of partnerships" for FMCSA and trucking.

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Peterbilt, Kenworth to skip 2016 MATS, join all other major truck OEMs in doing so

Both Peterbilt and Kenworth announced in recent days they too will be sitting out the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show, joining all other major North American truck manufacturers in doing so. Both also have indicated they intend to return to the show in 2017.

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Partners in Business: Owner-operator glossary

Trucking industry and business terms.

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Annual list of top 10 trucking industry concerns released: Hours of service, CSA, parking highlight

The American Transportation Research Institute has released its Critical Issues in the Trucking Industry for 2015, the organization’s annual ranking of the top 10 concerns in the trucking industry.

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Operation Safe Driver enforcement blitz in full swing

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will hold its annual Operation Safe Driver Week during the week of Oct. 18-24.

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’12 Pete shining at the Blue Mesa Reservoir

Russ McAleese drives this 2012 Peterbilt 388 for Wayne Transports. The backdrop is the Blue Mesa Reservoir in Gunnison, Colo.

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The votes are in: Here are the five finalists in the Truckers’ Choice Pride & Polish voting contest

As part of Overdrive's celebration of the 25th anniversary of Pride & Polish, we're holding a months-long voting contest featuring the 20 Pride & Polish National Champions from the last five years. Here are the five finalists produced in the first round of voting.

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UPDATE: All of I-95 in South Carolina reopened

The South Carolina Department of Transportation announced at 9 a.m. Monday it has reopened the southbound lanes of I-95 that had been closed since last week due to historic flooding in the state.

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