KeepTruckin introduces e-log app

Overdrive Staff | December 12, 2013

KeepTruckin has introduced a mobile electronic logbook app. The KeepTruckin mobile app lets drivers: Track their logs on their iPhone or Android device Get alerts when their logs have pending hours-of-service violations Edit their logs to correct mistakes Sign and ...

New logging app/dispatching platform seeded by Google Ventures

| December 12, 2013

The new KeepTruckin smartphone app for Android and iOS and web-based dispatching application is a computer-assisted log with much other functionality besides.

Trucks carried 70 percent of U.S.’ $13.6 trillion in freight in 2012

| December 12, 2013

Trucks moved 73.7 percent of the country's freight in 2012, according to the Department of Transportation, carrying $10 trillion worth of the country's $13.6 trillion in freight and 8 billion of the 11.7 billion tons hauled.

TCA expanding, renaming weight loss contest

Overdrive Staff | December 12, 2013

After sponsoring three weight-loss challenges in the trucking industry the last three years — and more than 7,600 pounds lost — the Truckload Carriers Association has now added a 30-week maintenance component. Combined with the ...

DOT’s deputy director stepping down, FHA admin. to assume role

| December 12, 2013

The Department of Transportation's John Porcari, deputy secretary, will be leaving his post at the start of the year, and the FHA's Victor Mendez will take the position.

Peterbilt’s new model 567 in full production

Overdrive Staff | December 12, 2013

The newest addition to Peterbilt’s vehicle lineup – the vocational Model 567 – is now in full production. The truck or tractor can be configured to meet a range of heavy- and severe-duty applications. Peterbilt unveiled ...

Prime participates in Wreaths Across America

Overdrive Staff | December 12, 2013

Prime Inc. will participate in the annual Wreaths Across America Day on Dec. 14 at Springfield National Cemetery. The Missouri Highway Patrol will escort a Prime truck carrying over 1,000 wreaths through the state. The wreaths ...

NPR gets truckers’ takes on being halted by ‘cobblestone ice’

| December 12, 2013

Several truck drivers told NPR they were halted by "cobblestone ice" at truck stops outside of Dallas.

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