Overdrive Staff

Workshops Tout Renewable Diesel

Ever dream that the fuel pushing your rig down the road was once used to fry catfish and hush puppies? It's not as far-fetched as it sounds, ...

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What Is Biodiesel?

Biodiesel fuel is produced by alcohol - usually methanol or ethanol - chemically reacting with vegetable oils, animal fats or recycled cooking...

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Big Brown Goes Green

United Parcel Service loves brown - from the company's distinctive brown delivery vehicles to its brown-uniformed employees. But the company ...

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Challenge Showcases Green Technologies

Environmental concerns and finite oil reserves mean that future cars and trucks will have to run cleaner and more efficiently. Achieving these...

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Tippin Tops Chart with Patriotic Hit

Country music artist and former trucker Aaron Tippin, who was featured in October's Truckers News, was thrilled 10 years ago when he r...

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U.S. Judge Throws Out Local Truck Ordinances

A federal judge in Sacramento, Calif., ruled Oct. 31 that route and other restrictions placed on heavy trucks by California's cities and coun...

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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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Racing the Pinstripes

A drag race is over in a matter of seconds but fielding a successful NHRA Top Fuel dragster is a "seven-day-a-week job," according to John M...

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Like Fine Wine

When truckers for Garrison Transportation Services Inc. of Salt Lake City arrive at a wine tasting festival, people gather to admire the prett...

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O, Christmas Tree!

The day a family chooses its Christmas tree is special. They walk through the tree lots or stop at a local store and inspect each tree. When t...

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