Peterbilt will show its new all-purpose vocational Model 567, Kenworth its T880 with mixer body (recently in full production), at the World of Concrete trade show in Las Vegas January 21-24.
In a bill supported by both the New York Motor Carrier Association and the Teamsters, the state is changing misclassification rules to bolster legit contractors and punish misclassification violators.
The DEA announced it will classify synthetic marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug, thereby making truck operators who use synthetic marijuana and fail a drug test as no longer disqualified to operate a commercial motor vehicle.
From space capsules to new cars, cattle and more garden variety loads dressed up behind spectacular tractors, this occasional series delivers more great photos of readers' loads. Find out how to send in your own here, too.
Cummins will be halting development of its ISX15 G natural gas-powered engine due to uncertainty of the market and lack of infrastructure, the engine maker says. It will re-evaluate the market later this year.
Love’s Travel Stops kicked off its 50th anniversary by with founder and executive chairman Tom Love announcing the company would undergo a record year of building. Love’s approximate growth rate is 20 new stores per year. ...
A bill reintroduced in the U.S. House last week would, if passed, take steps toward bolstering federal funding for freight movement projects in the U.S. by implementing a 1 percent shipping fee, to be paid by the entity paying for the shipment.
Paul Frederick, of Kalamazoo, Mich., details his experience transferring his CDL to Illinois -- where the DMV required a full driving skills test. What has been your experience in different states?
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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