Overdrive Staff

Blair Weatherby’s 1998 Kenworth C500

This 1998 Kenworth C500 is used in Canada's Northwest Territories on and off the ice roads, hauling heavy equipment, skid shacks, mobile homes, houses, buildings and more.

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Trucking rap sheet: Trucker sentenced in homicide case, drivers involved in drug trafficking

A Georgia truck driver was sentenced for homicide of Georgia Port Authority officer, a trucker got 30 years for drug trafficking, another driver was arrested for having more than 1,500 pounds of marijuana in his truck and more.

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Log-editing ‘flexibililty’ in current-generation AOBRD e-logs v. ELDs

At least one company is promoting functionality in its electronic log that allows use in "AOBRD mode" to make edits from the back office account and not leave a trail showing the original log. Problem is, regs require retention of the original log ...

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Nationwide brake inspection spree takes place next week

Inspectors will be looking for out-of-adjustment brakes, along with brake system and antilock braking system violations on Brake Safety Day. See the date here...

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Pilot Flying J hosting free fuel sweepstakes during college football season

Each week, drivers can enter for a chance to be one of 14 winners that will each receive free fuel in the form of a $2,000 PFJ gift card. To enter the weekly contest, drivers can text "FuelingFans" to 30311. Weekly winners will be announced every Thursday on Pilot Flying J's Facebook page.

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Three truckers named finalists to win Kenworth in rookie driver contest

Wayne Roy, a Marine Corps veteran driving for U.S. Xpress; Daniel Shonebarger, a Navy veteran driving for Melton Truck Lines; and Gregg Softy, an Army veteran driving for Stevens Transport, were named finalists in the program. The winner will receive a Kenworth T680.

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I-10 closed at Texas-Louisiana border due to Harvey flooding

The recommended alternate route for large commercial vehicles is I-49 north to I-20 west. Smaller vehicles can use other routes north to I-20 west.

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Watch: Trucker Talent Search finalists jam in live sessions at GATS

Video of the live performances of this year's Overdrive-Red Eye Radio's Trucker Talent Search finale, held last week at the Great American Trucking Show.

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Partners in Business tip: Keep your records

Maintain your receipts and other tax records for at least three years. Here's why...

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Video: ‘Service & Sacrifice’ Freightliner COE

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