Overdrive Staff

Deadline to enter Overdrive’s singing contest for trucker is midnight Sunday

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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Chris Bailey and Eugene Brown’s 2011 Peterbilt 389

Chris Bailey and Eugene Brown’s 2011 Peterbilt 389 is powered by a 550-horsepower Cummings with an Eaton Fuller 18-speed with 3:36 rears.

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Paccar Parts opens new state of the art distribution center in Washington

Paccar Parts has officially opened its new $32 million, state-of-the-art distribution center in Renton, Wash. Servicing dealers in the Northwestern U.S. and Western Canada, the new 160,000 sq.-ft. parts distribution center (PDC) is almost three times the capacity of its predecessor built in 1973.

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New truck financing company opens, works with bad credit

The company uses a collateral-based approach to get deals approved, allowing them to rely less on credit scores.

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New GPS-dashcam hybrid released

The system uses built-in GPS capabilities and built-in 3G cellular connectivity to form real-time location reports, along with saving recordings when triggered.

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More than 800 recalled Volvo trucks remain unaccounted for, FMCSA says

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is still looking for hundreds of Volvo trucks recalled last month and subsequently placed out of service over potential steering problems.

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Partners in Business tip: Factors that influence interest rates

Want to know what factors most influence your credit rating and, thus, your interest rates for truck loans? Here's what you need to know.

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Cummins’ Connected Diagnostics system now available on DriverTech on-board computers

The integration will allow drivers to see urgent engine system faults on the DT4000 system and provides actionable information with Cummins recommendations.

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Jason Durham’s 2012 Peterbilt 386

This 2012 Peterbilt 386 is used to exclusively haul racing fuel to race tracks across the U.S. and into Canada.

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Shell adds more coolant products to recall

Shell has added additional 50/50 pre-diluted coolant products to the coolant return program that began in March due to a lack of bitterant in the coolant.

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