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Video: Stun gun flashlight for truckers

The Tactical Stun Flashlight offers light and protection.

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Longtime Overdrive Trucking News personality passes

The broadcast world and the trucking community lost a pioneer and innovator Thursday, Aug. 9, with the passing of Larry Shannon.

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Four days of celebrating Brockway’s 100th anniversary

One of the oldest names in heavy-duty trucking – Brockway – gets special honor this weekend with a 100th anniversary celebration that centers around the Brockway Museum in Cortland, N.Y. From Aug. 9-12 there will be fireworks, a concert, and a Saturday morning parade of Brockway trucks. Check the schedule for full details on the many events. For more information, call 607-756-6499 or 607-753-8463. Also, you can revisit Bill Starnes’ tale, published by Old Time Trucks, about ...

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Record-low bankruptcies shows signs of stability

Trucking fleet bankruptcy report shows some semblance of stability for trucking companies.

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Are you ready to go independent?

Two upsides to getting your authority are the potential to make more money than a leased-operator and the almost complete freedom with how you run the business.

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The short-lived $2 dry van

Dry van rates topped $2 in June — the first time since 2005 — and then toppled.

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Pilot Flying J CEO buys NFL team in rival’s backyard

Jimmy Haslam, CEO of Pilot Flying J, bought the Cleveland Browns — TA's headquarter city.

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Six pounds of soot could be lurking in your oil

EGR-only engines put up to six pounds of soot into oil during a 40,000-mile interval.

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Meet the expanded Overdrive

Overdrive now incorporates its sister publication, Truckers News, and Overdrive spinoff Custom Rigs.

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Pay to play on the ice roads of Alaska

Alaska company capitalizes on popularity of Ice Road Truckers reality show with tour packages.

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