Overdrive Staff

Trucker struck by object thrown through windshield in Mobile, Ala.

Jones told the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office he saw a suspicious red pickup truck before the object came through his windshield, the report says. The MCSO told Fox 10 that other truckers have reported objects being thrown at their trucks and also seeing a red pickup.

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Partners in Business: Buying a truck vs. leasing

Determine your best method for acquiring a truck.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Jeanie Ozment

Ozment operates a 1996 Peterbilt 378, which she keeps in tip-top shape and looking brand new.

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Truck drivers to receive $14 million from New York City after lawsuit alleges parking ticket scheme

New York City has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit brought by the New York Trucking and Delivery Association, in which it will pay truck drivers roughly $14 million. The NYTDA alleged in its suit the city intentionally ticketed legally parked trucks in an attempt to drive revenue.

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She Drives Trucks newsletter to serve women drivers

She Drives Trucks, a weekly newsletter produced by the editorial team of Truckers News, launches today to serve the female company drivers and owner-operators who make up 6 percent of the U.S. driver workforce. She Drives will address the unique issues women face on the road, including personal safety, health concerns and the best driving jobs for women.

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Bestpass adds 600 miles of OK toll roads to bypass network

Toll bypass network Bestpass has added 606 miles of Oklahoma toll roads to its network, which the company says gives it full coverage nationwide of U.S. toll roads.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Brita Nowak

Nowak is multilingual and has an economics degree that she says helps her operate her business profitably.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Keeli Rene Kennedy

Kennedy drives team with her husband through the Alaskan Highway operating in brutal winter conditions.

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Ky.-based driver shut down after failed field sobriety test, other violations

The officer found in the truck cab a gallon jug of beer, along with drug paraphernalia, including a smoking pipe. A field sobriety test was conducted, which the driver failed. He also had unauthorized passengers in the vehicle.

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Former staffers from tech giants Google, Apple, Tesla partner on autonomous Class 8 development

A handful of former Google employees who worked on the company’s self-driving car project have turned their attention to a new start-up aimed at developing an autonomous retrofit system for Class 8 trucks.

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