June 5, 2008

| June 05, 2008

Tim Philmon hauls for Landstar
System with this ’05 Peterbilt 379.

TODAY’S TIP: STEADY MAINTENANCE IS KEY Systematic PM saves you money in the long run by reducing the chances of equipment failure on the road and reducing time lost to repairs. It also helps reduce the severity of failures if they do occur. A properly maintained engine will last much longer and use less fuel.

Brought to you by: ATBS, Overdrive and Castrol

The DD15 Demand It All Tour, an interactive customer experience demonstrating the technology behind the Detroit Diesel DD15 engine is traveling the nation. A Freightliner Cascadia equipped with the DD15 engine and customized interactive learning trailer will visit TravelCenters of America and Petro Stopping Centers. The Demand It All Tour allows visitors to test drive the new DD15, and compare fuel economy, view driver testimonials and test the engine’s performance.

Upcoming stops include:

June 10, 11, 12: Bloomington (Ill.) TravelCenter
June 17, 18, 19: St. Louis West (Mo.) TravelCenter
June 24, 25, 26: Oklahoma City Petro
July 8, 9, 10: Denver East TravelCenter
July 15, 16, 17: Salt Lake City TravelCenter

Tell us about your rig

Love your ride? Share it with the world! With a jpg photograph and some quick detailed information such as brand, year, engine and horsepower, you can post your truck at customrigsmag.com, the official site of Custom Rigs magazine. Be sure to tell us about any customizing you’ve done to your ride, be it chrome stacks or a killer sound system in the sleeper. You’re truck also will be considered for publication in Overdrive‘s Truck Gallery section. Click here to upload your truck.

Know a great owner-operator?

Each month, Overdrive magazine profiles the best of the best owner-operators as the Trucker of the Month. We’re seeking owner-operators with at least 12 years’ experience as an owner-operator who are business-savvy and safe. To nominate yourself or someone else, click here here to fill out a Trucker of the Month form. From our 12 Truckers of the Month, Overdrive‘s editors pick the Owner-operator of the Year.

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