Overdrive Staff

Wife of Trucker Running for Lieutenant Governor Shot in Robbery

After his wife was robbed at gunpoint in December, Alabama trucker Lyn Adams decided to run for state lieutenant governor as a Libertarian can...

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Cummins ISM and Volvo Get EPA Certification

Cummins recently received unconditional certification for its heavy-duty ISM engine from the Environmental Protection Agency. The approval cer...

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Caterpillar Receives Conditional Nod on Engines

The Environmental Protection Agency granted Caterpillar conditional approval to sell its on-highway truck engines after the federal emissions ...

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Dollars and Sense Per Mile

Making, and managing, money on the road has a lot to do with identifying - and then controlling - some of the less obvious ways to lose your m...

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Bolder and Better

Volvo's marketing strategy of deploying its newly redesigned line of VN models in a struggling American truck market was a bold move. But...

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Horse Power

Truckers are helping to save descendants of some of this country's original horses from starvation. Their ancestors came to the New World ...

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In Harm's Way

It was a like a movie. A horrible movie. When Ricky Williams stopped his rig on a California highway, and he and his wife Connie raced to h...

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Western Star Begins Truck Production at Portland Plant

From assembling the cab to the polished product, Western Star trucks are now being manufactured at Freightliner's expanded plant in Por...

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NATSO Selects Fay as New President

William Fay will become the next president and CEO of NATSO, the national trade association representing America's travel plazas and trucksto...

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Williams Sells Travel Centers to Pilot

Williams Co. Inc. announced Oct. 30 it has signed a deal to sell its travel center operations for $190 million to reduce its debt. The Knox...

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