Shorepower Technologies has added electric plug-in power pedestals to 17 more truckstops.
Shorepower Technologies has added its services, which lets drivers plug in to grid power instead of idling, to three truckstops: Sapp Bros Travel Center, at Exit 440 on Interstate 80 in Omaha, Neb.; Broadway Flying ...
Driver harassment, the hours rule, Navistar's engine transision, sleep apnea regulations and more industry news items are featured.
Free kits to connect your truck to the electric grid are available through a federally funded program. Shorepower Technologies and Cascade Sierra Solutions are providing 1,300 connector kits through the U.S. Department of Energy Recovery Act ...
Rebates are available for battery-powered HVAC systems, diesel APUs, cold-plate systems and evaporative coolers.
Electrical power pedestals will be added to six truck stops and travel centers in Oregon and California.
New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.
In an era of idling prohibitions and $4 fuel, the power switch is back on for truck stop electrification.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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