Randy Grider

| April 01, 2010

Mack launches mDrive automated manual transmission

| March 25, 2010

Mack Trucks introduced its new Mack mDrive automated manual transmission at a press event today, March 25, in Louisville, Ky. The company said the mDrive AMT gives customers up to 1.5 percent improved fuel efficiency, better ...

Cummins: 2010 engines meet or exceed expectations

Avery Vise | March 24, 2010

Cummins’ 2010-compliant engines are making good on the company’s promise to deliver at least 5 percent better fuel economy than their 2007-compliant emissions technology, the company said.

Health care bill offers some immediate changes

Todd Dills | March 22, 2010

The U.S. House of Representative approved the health care and insurance reform legislation by a vote of 219-212. President Obama was expected to sign the legislation Tuesday, March 23.

First step toward EOBRs for all?

| March 22, 2010

Within the next few days, the federal goverment is expected to publish a final rule that will mandate electronic onboard recorders for the worst violators of the hours-of-service rule. Last week the rule cleared the White ...

White House clears EOBR rule

Avery Vise | March 19, 2010

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is expected soon to publish the electronic onboard recorder rule.

Colvin wins 2009 company driver contest

| March 04, 2010

Gordon "Butch" Colvin of Udall, Kan., is the 2009 Company Equipment Driver of the Year.

Dinero moves new cross-border program foward

| February 22, 2010

The Obama adminstration has renewed its pledge to reopen the U.S.-Mexican border and allow commercial trucks from the United States and Mexico free access to each other's respective interior highways. Some officials says this could happen before the ...

Randy Grider

Randy Grider is editor of Overdrive. Before joining Overdrive, he spent 12 years as editor of Truckers News and 10 years in the newspaper industry. A CDL-holder, he also worked in the transportation industry as an escort driver for oversized loads and part-time relief driver for a mobile home transporter.

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