Overdrive Staff

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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Deal Reached on Mexican Trucks

A compromise between a Congress wanting to crack down on truck safety and increase security at border crossings and an administration wanting ...

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Truckstop Group Wins Key Issues

NATSO, the trade association representing truckstop and travel plaza operators, gained a key legislative victory in late November when Congres...

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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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