Trucker Christmas parades set for Saturday

| December 05, 2012

Eureka, Calif. and Riddle, Ore. will host the cities’ traditional Christmas parades of lighted trucks competing for prizes Saturday.

New exhaust regulations start Jan. 1

| November 30, 2012

For those making runs in California, be ready — state officials are set to begin Jan. 1 strict enforcement of new regulations for truck exhaust and will be dinging violators about $1,000 per violation.

EPA sued over biodiesel push

| November 28, 2012

The American Petroleum Institute has sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its September-announced mandate that 1.28 billion gallons of biodiesel be used in 2013.

Owner-operators and multiple-truck ownership

| November 27, 2012

Among the one-third of owner-operators who say they’ve owned more than one truck at some point, less than half owned more than two.

Used parts gaining traction with owner-operators

| November 27, 2012

Used and refurbished parts are catching on as a maintenance alternative for owner-operators due in large part to harsh economic conditions.

Reader: ‘I usually hate concept trucks, but I think I would drive this one’

| November 18, 2012

A concept drawing of an ultra-aerodynamic tractor by Volvo yields surprising commentary from Overdrive readers.

Finding 10 mpg: Testing the Cascadia Evolution

Steve Sturgess | November 15, 2012

We looked at the Freightliner Cascadia here earlier this year, but this one is different. Way different.

Shell giving away calendars with oil purchase

| November 15, 2012

In announcing that its 2013 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar is available for purchase, the oil maker says it is giving away calendars through Nov. 30.

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