The Drayage Truck Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 16, at the Port Authority’s Executive Building parking lot in Houston.
U.S. Xpress, based in Chattanooga, Tenn., has ordered 1,000 new Peterbilt 587s, the truck maker announced. Peterbilt’s new Model 587s have been certified as fuel-efficient by the Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay program. The 587 has ...
The GSL213 long-haul steer, the first GT tire to receive SmartWay verification from the EPA, has a pattern designed to resist irregular wear and extend mileage, the company says.
The SmartTail system consists of polymer skins mounted to the rear doors. The WindTamer uses a low-profile, contoured cover mounted on the truck’s undercarriage. The systems can improve fuel efficiency by 5.3 percent, the company ...
The Greatec 125 wide-base trailer radial lessens rolling resistance and increases payload, the company says. The tire has sidewall protector ribs and stress-relief sipes designed to increase tire life.
AeroFlex fairings are made of thermoplastic olefin, which, the company says, is impact-resistant and UV stabilized.
R287A steer tire for regional and long-haul applications has U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay-certified approval and is California Air Resources Board compliant.
The Toyo M154 tire is now EPA SmartWay verified as a steer tire.
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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