Overdrive Staff

Trucking delivers toys, charity

Details on two companies' holiday donation drives -- Transervice Logistics' decades-running toy drive and CFI's longstanding Truckloads of Treasure campaign.

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Uber Freight adds pre-planning tools in app

Advance truck posting and load searching tools are being added to the Uber Freight brokerage's mobile software for truckers utilizing it.

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Love’s opens new location in Troy, Texas

The Troy location offers 114 truck parking spaces, a Love's Truck Tire Care center, seven showers, McDonald's and Subway restaurants, laundry facilities and more.

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Partners in Business tip: Opt for deadhead over layovers

Be prepared to deadhead instead of laying over. Here's why.

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Pilot Flying J adds real-time parking information to app for certain locations

So far, the company has added wireless traffic sensors to 30 PFJ locations along the I-5 corridor from San Diego to Seattle, as well as one location in Knoxville, Tenn., that will feed real-time parking information to the app.

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Kenworth T680 to come standard with 12-speed automated transmission in 2018

The transmission is ideal for applications up to 110,000 pounds gross vehicle weight. The Paccar MX-13 engine is available with up to 510 horsepower and 1,850 lb.-ft. of torque.

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Surge of new ELD users tests vendors’ systems

Though most prominent electronic logging device manufacturers reported no disruptions in service as the ELD mandate took effect Monday, more than one ELD supplier was reported to have temporary service outages most of the day due to the wave of new users coming online.

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Terry Eick’s 1999 Kenworth W900L

The rig features a 120-inch Double Eagle sleeper with a shower, refrigerator, 100-gallon water tank, satellite, 50-inch flatscreen TV, queen bed, oak floors and more.

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Video: On the ground with enforcers on the first day of ELD mandate

Interviews with enforcers and drivers on Day One of the ELD mandate show the soft enforcement in effect, as is the practice in most states for the first few months of the mandate.

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Pennsylvania Turnpike toll hike goes into effect Jan. 7

The increase will see the most common toll for a Class 8 truck increase from $23.60 to $25.01 for E-ZPass and from $33.10 to $35.08 for cash.

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