10 benefits of EOBRs

| June 30, 2012

In the wake of the EOBR mandate's inclusion in the 2012 MAP-21 highway bill, this round-up comes by way of the people at Xata Turnpike, makers of the RouteTracker EOBR.

10 problems with EOBRs

| June 29, 2012

These problems are among many noted by frequent Overdrive commenter E.F. McHenry as Congress considered an EOBR mandate ultimately included in the MAP-21 highway bill.

Bug-removal tip: Scotch Brite ‘Dobie’ pads

| June 28, 2012

This one comes by way of owner-operator Henry Albert's blog, where he shares an anecdote about the Scotch Brite "Dobie" cleaning pads (pictured) he uses to clean bugs from his windshield -- and how he ...

StrapCaddy hands-free phone accessory

| June 27, 2012

The StrapCaddy is designed for hands-free talking. It can hold a phone securely, attaching the phone to the seatbelt, while the driver uses the speakerphone. The StrapCaddy is an alternative for people who don’t have ...

Bluetooth CB with safety features

| June 25, 2012

Cobra’s 29 LX model CB delivers an array of safety features, including 10 NOAA weather channels, 24x7 Emergency Weather Alerts, a LCD display and a noise cancelling microphone. The 29 LX BT uses Bluetooth technology, ...

Cabover fanatics, this one’s for you: 1973 K100 vid

| June 25, 2012

Bill Bradford's video of the restoration of his antique Kenworth COE.

Peterbilt to offer 12-liter gas engine in 2013

| June 22, 2012

Peterbilt Motors Company announced it will offer the Cummins Westport ISX12 G engine starting next year. The engine will be rated up to 400 horsepower and 1,450 pounds of torque. It features spark ignition technology ...

Kenworth T680 earns EPA SmartWay Designation

| June 22, 2012

Kenworth Truck Company announced that the new, aerodynamic Kenworth T680 model has received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay Designation. Kenworth now has three on-highway vehicles with EPA SmartWay Designation – the Kenworth T660, Kenworth T680 and Kenworth ...

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