Overdrive Staff

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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Christmas-decaled Kenworth T680 to deliver Capitol Christmas Tree to D.C.

A specially-decaled Kenworth T680 will embark on a 3,000-plus mile journey this fall, transporting this year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to 10 community celebrations on its way to the tree-lighting event in Washington, D.C.

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Raymond Richards’ scrap-hauling ’07 Pete

Raymond Richards, of Elmvale, Ontario, Canada, drives this 2007 Peterbilt 379 short hood with a 500-horsepower Cummins ISX engine and Fuller 13-speed transmission.

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Driver named TCA Highway Angel for helping fellow driver

Jason Levreault of Gimli, Manitoba, Canada, has been named the latest Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association.

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Last call: Today is final day to vote in first round of Truckers’ Choice Pride & Polish contest

he first round of voting will narrow the field to five finalists, and a second round of voting will determine the winner. Readers can vote once per day, per device. Here's a look at all the competitors and links to vote for your favorite rig.

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Con-way Freight’s Day reaches 3 million safe miles

Dennis Day, a driver sales representative for Con-way Freight, recently became the less-than-truckload company’s ninth driver in its 33-year-history to surpass three million consecutive accident-free miles. Day joined Con-way Freight in 1987 and has been a professional truck driver for more than 34 years. He has received Con-way’s Quarterly Leadership Award four times. Day is a former Georgia Truck Driver of the Year and a captain of the American Trucking Associations’ Road Team. He is a nine-time ...

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Podcast: What it’s like driving an autonomous truck, VW emissions scandal’s impact on U.S. truck market

What's it like behind the wheel of a self-driving truck? And how do you get an autonomous endorsement for your CDL? Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts and OD News Editor James Jaillet talk details of automated trucking.

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Pat Finley on catastrophic California accident: ‘A Monday I should have stayed in bed’

Trucker Pat Finley tells the story of an accident in California whose aftermath was video'd by a reporter: "I didn't have a dashcam, but if I did it would have been destroyed with the brand-new 2015 Peterbilt."...

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Emile Ambros presents ‘Driving in Montreal (Bad drivers, etc.)’

One Montreal-based four-wheeler's "collection of short clips showing bad/aggressive/distracted/funny/etc. driving in the Montreal area and wherever else I may find myself." This video is not meant to shame anyone. I don't claim to be a better driver than average, and if you feel like the situation in some of the clips is my fault, maybe it is. It doesn't matter. This is for entertainment, so just sit back, relax and enjoy. Some of the clips contain no ...

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Peterbilt announces Red Oval program for used trucks

Peterbilt has announced a new used truck program, dubbed Red Oval, that the company says provides truck buyers certified pre-owned truck options.

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