Overdrive Staff

POLL: Tire balancing — do you do it?

Do you utilize one of the several methods out there for balancing tires on your truck? Weigh in here on traditional spin balancing, drop-in products and hub-mount systems.

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Slow freight causes driver turnover rate to tumble at large fleets

The annualized driver turnover rate at large truckload fleets fell to its lowest point since early 2011 in the second quarter of this year, according to the American Trucking Associations.

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Guilty By Association Truck Show coming to Joplin this month

The Chrome Shop Mafia is expecting more than 500 working show trucks during the event. Trucks can begin rolling in Thursday, Sept. 22 for the Friday and Saturday show.

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Partners in Business tip: Save every receipt, no matter how small

Why “tip” the taxman? Place an envelope in your truck for collecting your receipts and send them at the end of each month to your business services provider, who can then provide you with a monthly profit and loss statement as well as accurate quarterly tax estimates.

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Peterbilt now offering Cummins Westport nat gas engines on Model 567

The engine emissions are 90 percent lower than the current EPA NOx limit, Peterbilt says, because of a three-way catalyst in the aftertreatment, advanced engine calibration and a closed crankcase ventilation system.

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‘Highway Hank’ Good’s 2007 Kenworth W900L

The truck is a 2007 Kenworth W900L powered by a 600-plus horsepower Cummins ISX and a 13-speed Eaton Fuller with 3:36 rears.

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Owner-operator feedback inspired new line of truck seats, Minimizer says

The seats, which include 14 standard features, three optional features and a lifetime warranty, were originally introduced in July.

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Army vet Chris Crowell wins 2016 Trucking’s Top Rookie contest

Werner Enterprises driver Christopher Crowell last week was named the winner of 2016's Trucking's Top Rookie Award, earning him $10,000, among other prizes.

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Love’s donates $25,000 to Louisiana flood relief efforts

Love’s Travel Stops announced recently it has donated $25,000 to the Salvation Army for relief efforts in the Louisiana Gulf Coast region after historic flooding earlier this month.

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Chevron introduces lineup of CK-4, FA-4 oils

Chevron Delo today at the Great American Trucking Show unveiled its new Delo 400 lineup of CK-4 and FA-4 engine oils, part of the new engine oil category licensing that begins in December.

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