Overdrive Staff

KeepTruckin partnership integrates ELD app into Comdata systems

The partnership between KeepTruckin and Comdata provides a compliant ELD platform, IFTA reporting, vehicle reports and more.

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7 truckers to showcase fuel-saving tech in cross-country roadshow

Seven truck drivers, including one independent owner-operator, will pilot tractor-trailers equipped with modern fuel-saving tech in a cross-country roadshow in September.

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Alaskan trucker avoids injury as truck swept away by rushing river

Trucker Joel Barber, 40, of Palmer, Alaska, reportedly swerved off of the Glenn Highway to avoid a crash and bailed out of the 2012 Freightliner before it went into the river on Friday, Aug. 11. The truck was later pulled out of the river.

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Love’s adding oil change services to Truck Tire Care locations, expanding diesel tech training

The company now offers diesel oil changes at more than 130 of its 270-plus Love's Truck Tire Care locations and is continuing to add the service to other locations.

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Drivewyze adds North Dakota to weigh station bypass service

Truck drivers now have bypass opportunities at 13 approaches to seven fixed weigh stations, as well as eight mobile sites, for a total of 21 locations in the state.

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Feds call for crackdown on sanctuary cities in response to latest truck-involved human smuggling discovery

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement acting director Thomas Homan released a statement this week partially blaming sanctuary cities and policies for recent human smuggling operations after law enforcement, acting on a tip, rescued 17 migrants in Edinburg, Texas.

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Trucker shut down following fatal crash, ‘egregious’ hours-of-service violations

Virginia State Police found in their investigation that Carlos Alberto Garcia had been on-duty and driving for more than 103 hours over the previous eight days at the time of the crash, with only one 10-hour off-duty period taken.

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Partners in Business tip: Have a reserve account

The best owner-operators have at least $5,000 in reserve before they ever go into business.

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Truckers asked to name top concerns in trucking industry

ATRI gives survey respondents a list of 28 issues identified by the industry and asks for the respondent’s top three issues from the list. It also gives respondents the opportunity to include issues that are not included on the list.

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Bill Egan’s 1994 Kenworth W900L

Bill Egan uses this 1994 Kenworth W900L to haul building supplies on a flatbed out of Nashville, Tenn., for B. Egan Trucking, which Egan started in 1998. He bought this truck in 1999 and runs it daily.

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