Overdrive Staff

Partners in Business tip: Develop a business plan

A business plan outlines the details of your operation, including the types of freight you’ll haul, the traffic lanes you’ll run and the rate you’ll be paid. Here's why you need one.

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‘Ice Road Truckers’ stars can’t avoid ditches in latest episode

Lisa Kelly is the only one of the four that managed to stay out of trouble, until she tried to help one of the stranded drivers.

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Rob and Jenni Kebler’s 2017 International LoneStar

The truck features a 475-horsepower Cummins ISX15 with an Eaton 13-speed. The couple mainly hauls air freight across the U.S.

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Dealer’s half-century in trucks

This month, La Crosse Truck Center in La Crosse, Wis., marks its 50-year anniversary in the truck business.

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PrePass expands bypass capabilities, introduces ELD

The bring-your-own device ELD is available for both Android and iOS platforms on any tablet or smartphone tethered with an OBDII device plugged into the truck’s diagnostic port. The system also offers driver vehicle inspection reporting, central web-based reporting and Bluetooth wireless OBDII connection.

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Rolling Strong launches health app for drivers

Rolling Strong, a creator of driver wellness programs, has launched a mobile app to help truckers make healthier choices while over the road.

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Brent Wilson’s 1999 Freightliner Classic and 2012 Mac dump

It's powered by a 12.7-liter Detroit that puts out 600 horsepower with a 10-speed and 3:90 rears. The rig was originally red, but the turbo exploded in 2012, causing an oil fire. Wilson decided to paint it metallic gray to match his 1987 Chevrolet pickup truck.

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Love’s opens new truck stop in Oklahoma

The new store is located off of I-44 at exit 107 and offers drivers 48 truck parking spaces, five showers, laundry facilities, a Dunkin’ Donuts and a Subway restaurant. A casino operated by the Chickasaw Nation is set to open at the travel stop later this year.

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Rhode Island plans lane reduction on I-195 this weekend

Rhode Island DOT says work will begin Friday night, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. The number of lanes on the ramp from I-195 West to I-95 South will be reduced from two lanes to one.

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Illinois DOT looking for feedback on rest areas

The survey asks drivers how and why they currently use the rest areas, their level of satisfaction with the rest areas, how important certain features are and more.

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