Overdrive Staff

Freight Outlook Cloudy

The National Bureau of Economic Research made it official this past Nov. 26: The nation's economy was in recession and had been since March 2...

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Kentucky Trucker Wins Songwriting Contest

Howes Lubricator selected truck driver Frank DiBartolo, 40, of Erlanger, Ky., as the winner of its annual songwriting contest. Eric Harley mad...

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Sheppard Wins International Challenge

Barry Sheppard, transport driver for Elliot Sadler's No. 21 car, Wood Brothers Racing, won the first International Truck Challenge championsh...

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GATS Dates Set

GATS 2002 will be held Sept. 6-8 at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas. Organizers say more than 35,000 industry professionals from 50 sta...

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Truckers Shine at Chrome Expo

Kermit Gribble won best-of-show combo at the recent 75 Chrome Shop Truck Expo 2001 in Wildwood, Fla., while Darian Stephens and Jerry and Alla...

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Rulemaking Needed for New Hazmat Restrictions

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published a clarification notice late last year saying provisions in the USA Patriot Act of 20...

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Events

Jan. 20-25, National Private Truck Council Fleet and Transportation Management Institute, Omni Austin Hotel Downtown, Austin, Texas, ...

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KLLM Safe Drivers

KLLM Transport Services recently inducted five drivers into its Chairman's Fleet and 17 drivers into its President's Fleet at the company's...

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Front-axle Tire

Michelin's latest tire for high-capacity front axles is the 365/80R20 XTE2. The tread pattern features massive shoulders for scrub resistance...

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Diesel Prices Plunge

Diesel prices continued to fall as 2001 came to a close, with prices hitting a 27-month low on Dec. 3. According to the U.S. Energy Informatio...

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