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This month, we take a look back at Overdrive's CB section, which was published in the late 1970s. http://ow.ly/4nqrpR
Befitting the CB’s repute of the era, Overdrive each month in the late 1970s published an entire section devoted to CBs, associated equipment, articles about truckers using CBs to chase on-the-run …
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A disgruntled Knight Transportation employee killed a co-worker and himself this morning after being fired. http://ow.ly/4nq54S
Two people have been killed and another injured in a workplace shooting at a Knight Transportation terminal in Katy, Texas, according to a report from Houston NBC affiliate KPRC2.
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Valente Trucking's Peterbilt transporting a new dump truck! Add a photo to the gallery: http://ow.ly/4nnVHo
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Comment of the week? From Mark Haines on the FB page on this story: "Vehicles are safer. Drivers? Not so much." -- http://ow.ly/4nnSFQ
FMCSA’s report says that the number of trucks involved in fatal accidents decreased 5 percent in 2014. The only problem is a conflicting statistic: Injuries in truck-involved wrecks increased…
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Owner-operator Michael Wright says his response to the ELD mandate will be a “tough call.” http://ow.ly/4no43d
Weighing the costs of maintenance, truck purchase and operation in the face of the ELD mandate with one owner-operator.
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Archived, 2014: Story of the rise of Truckers Against Trafficking, fighting sex trafficking on U.S. roads: http://ow.ly/4nlk9m
One of them, owner-operator Matt Hopkins, took his support for the organization to new heights with his early-2014 benefit climb of Mt. Aconcagua in Argentina.
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Here's some helpful information for those thinking about attending the FMCSA's upcoming sleep apnea listening sessions. http://ow.ly/4nqkhQ
The sessions, in downtown Washington, D.C.; Chicago, Ill.; and Los Angeles are not in locales that are particularly truck-friendly. Here find tips on attending and an information source for parking…
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Rand McNally has released the 2017 Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas. http://ow.ly/4npG1B
The atlas features truck-navigable routes, state and province restrictions, and low clearance locations.
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This reader calls his Peterbilt 389 a “California dream.” – Upload a photo of your truck: http://ow.ly/4nnRCk
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Following the 2016 CVSA Workshop, Channel 19 shares a few details about performance-based brake testers. http://ow.ly/4noaAW
If you haul liquid bulk, whether in a tanker or in totes, the difficulty of obtaining accurate weights at each wheel end with a PBBT during inspection often produces errors in readings.
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Shared in the Reader Rigs gallery: Kenworth W900L — Add your own truck photo here: http://ow.ly/4nlfSZ
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Reader Rig: 2015 Peterbilt glider kit — Share a photo of your truck in the gallery via http://ow.ly/4nleAZ
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Overdrive is the premier magazine for leased owner-operators and independent owner-operators. It presents business and equipment features relevant to the owner-operator trucker, as well as trucking news, truck driving jobs and other trucking industry information of interest to the independent contractor. Overdrive, The Voice of the American Trucker, has been published since 1961.