Overdrive Staff

FMCSA boosts education efforts to reduce highway fatalities

FMCSA is urging car drivers to stay out of trucks’ blind spots, make sure they can see truckers in the mirror before passing, not to cut in close in front of trucks, anticipate wide turns, avoid distractions and be patient when driving around trucks.

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Free GATS registrations benefit trucking charities through end of day today

For each registration by July 4, GATS is donating $1 to the registrant's choice of Truckers Against Trafficking, TruckersFinalMile.Org or the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund.

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Esteban Richmond’s ‘El Canario’ KW T700

Equipped with a 485-horsepower Paccar MX13 and an Eaton 13-speed with 3:36 rears, the truck is used to haul construction materials, machinery and oversize loads.

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Roadmaster celebrates 10-year anniversary

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company launched its Roadmaster line of truck tires 10 years ago with four tire lines and has grown to offer long haul, regional, mixed service, pickup and bus tires.

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Video: Bob Harley’s ‘Bad Attitude’

1972 Peterbilt 358A features needlenose front end

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American Racing launches wheel series for trucks

Available with satin black or high luster polish finish

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Between cynicism and hope: Readers, associations weigh in on ramifications of CSA study

While many readers were cynical about the entire project, associations from OOIDA to ATA were hopeful that the National Academies' CSA revision recommendations would be taken seriously by the FMCSA.

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Large fleet raises pay for regional drivers

Drivers who have been with the Averitt Express for more than 10 years are receiving a pay increase to 50 cents per mile, and drivers with at least 5 years with the company are seeing a bump up to 48 cents per mile.

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TA-Petro offering free meals to military members, veterans on July 4

On the Fourth, any veteran, active duty or reservist from the military can receive a complimentary meal of their choice from a special "Military Only" menu with proof of service.

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Jamill Harris’ 2012 Peterbilt 389

The striping on the paint job was done by Thunder Grafix is Joplin, Mo. Harris has also added custom fenders, headlights and other light work to the truck.

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