Overdrive Staff

Researchers Say Underride Guards Need Optimum Height

Truck underride guards are most effective when installed 16 inches from the ground, a university test recently found. Researchers fr...

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Trucking Group Vows to Renew Fight Against Illinois Fee

The Mid-West Truckers Association says it will resume its legislative battle this month against a new Illinois trucking fee. The ass...

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ArvinMeritor Retracts Offer to Buy Dana

ArvinMeritor said it withdrew its $2.67 billon offer to buy Dana Corp. after the larger rival company unanimously rejected its final of...

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International Unveils New Line of Engines

The International Truck and Engine Company has introduced a new inline, six-cylinder family of engines for its 4000, 7000 and 8500 serie...

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Manufacturing Rebound Delivers Good News to Trucking Industry

The trucking industry will continue to benefit from a stronger-than-expected economic recovery, according to the American Trucking Asso...

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NTSB Ranks Progress on 'Most Wanted' Recommendations

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration received mixed ratings on its progress in the National Transportation Safety Board's M...

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Report Says Too Many Motorists Speeding with Deadly Results

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports more motorists are speeding and choosing faster cars, resulting in significantly mor...

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Cannon Express to File for Bankruptcy Protection

Cannon Express has told the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection at the "earliest...

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The Long, Lonesome Road

I've just finished reading titled "Distant Love." A year ago I lost my mom on Chri...

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So, I'm Like, Be Cool

John Latta Executive Editor jlatta@eTrucker.com Kids today! Every g...

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