Overdrive Staff

Foam Jet Injector

Foam Jet Injector Water Cannon's Foam Jet Injector shoots more than 20 feet of dense foam that sticks to surfaces, instantly co...

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Dec. 11, 2008

Mitch Sandson, a 20-year veteran driver, became an owner-operator in April when he bought the 2005 Peterbilt 387, shown he...

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Manufacturing numbers strong for August

Lots of good news for trucking in today’s report from the Institute for Supply Management. Economic activity in manufacturing expanded in August, following 18 consecutive months of contraction, according to the nation’s supply executives polled for the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business. The August numbers also show the overall economy grew for the fourth consecutive month. “The year-and-a-half decline in manufacturing output has come to an end, as 11 of 18 manufacturing industries are reporting growth when ...

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Speakout – September 2009

'No Apology' made for setting standard In response to your column on how owner-operators can survive recessions (Pulse, June 2009...

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Seven decades

For many an owner-operator, the dream rig has been a Peterbilt. It's evident on the highway, where more than a quarter of owner-operator truc...

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Pulse – September 2009

One irritant for professional drivers is being treated like some air-headed teenager with a new driver's license. After all, you've been tra...

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MarketPlace

Stainless bumper Hendrickson Bumper and Trim's Aero Clad bumper with air dam fits 2003 and newer Volvo VNL on-highway trucks. It'...

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Online

Custom Rigs gets its own makeover Just like the custom rigs it covers in print, Custom Rigs' website, www.CustomRigsMag.com, has rece...

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LogBook

Freight stabilizes as overcapacity lingers Freight levels have stopped shrinking and the recession may be coming to an end, analysts t...

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Fleet Focus – September 2009

Dart Transit, Lisa Motor Lines name Contractors of the Year Al Beck, Randy House and Harvey Zander were named 2008 Contractors of the ...

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