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Paccar announces recall of over 76,000 Peterbilts & Kenworths
The company said the 15-inch digital display may freeze and not display critical safety information.
October 26, 2022
Just one week left to submit your fleet to Flashiest Fleets contest
If you’re proud of your fleet’s truck and trailer graphics, show them off to your peers by submitting your fleet to the contest.
October 24, 2022
Furniture giant latest company to use driverless trucks in Texas
IKEA pairs with Kodiak in a pilot program between a distribution center in Baytown and a store in Frisco.
October 18, 2022
Averitt receives Clean Diesel Award from state trucking association
“We’re dedicated to improving the sustainability of our operations, and we will continue to seek innovative and creative technologies to reduce our impact on the environment.”
October 6, 2022
CVSA announces inspection regime for autonomous commercial vehicles
The new program includes an enhanced inspection standard and procedure for carriers operating autonomous vehicles to follow.
October 5, 2022
Daimler, Navistar recalls prompted by steer axle issue
The problem could cause a sudden loss of steering.
October 4, 2022
Werner latest carrier to partner with self-driving truck firm Kodiak
"Working with Kodiak enables us to efficiently incorporate new technologies into our business while giving us a competitive edge."
September 29, 2022
Over 6,800 International trucks recalled; connecting rod issue cited
Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed Nov. 14.
September 27, 2022
Possible steering loss issue leads to Western Star recall
The recall says the U-joint pinch bolt on the steering shaft in the affected trucks may detach, which can cause a loss of steering control.
September 21, 2022
Nomination process for Five Flashiest Fleets of 2022 is now open
The contest is open to fleets of all sizes operating equipment ranging from small vans and pickups to tractor-trailers.
September 19, 2022
Time to cast your votes in Overdrive's virtual Pride & Polish contest
This round of voting will determine the contest's finalists in seven categories.
September 14, 2022
Autocar delivers first electric terminal tractor to major carrier
"Our engineers and technicians have designed and built a terminal tractor that offers the same reliability and durability as its diesel counterpart without a carbon footprint."
September 9, 2022
Over 4,000 Western Star trucks recalled for hood bezel problem
On the affected trucks, the hood bezel covers may detach, creating a road hazard.
September 7, 2022
Battery ground cable issue prompts Navistar recall
Dealers will replace the alternator positive and ground cables, and relocate the alternator ground to the starter, free of charge.
August 16, 2022
Survey finds fleets moving toward using sustainable fuels
One in five companies responding to the survey already have some electric vehicles in their fleet.
August 12, 2022
Annual brake inspection blitz looms; here's what they'll look for
During last year's Brake Safety Week, 28,694 commercial vehicles were inspected in the U.S., and 13.5% were placed out of service because of brake-related issues.
August 12, 2022
47,000 Peterbilt, Kenworth trucks recalled for steering gear issue
According to the recall issued by Paccar, the affected steering gears were assembled with fewer than the required number of recirculating balls.
August 9, 2022
Virtual Pride & Polish truck show competition now accepting entries
The online contest is presented by Overdrive.
August 1, 2022
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Truckers weigh in on their comfort, their safety, and autonomous trucks
“I need a radio I don't have to mess with to keep me informed and entertained. I need a seat that won't break my back and give me Charlie horses.”
MN driver of the year named; companies honor their own top truckers
Best Fleets to Drive For Top 20 and hall of fame recipients named
Legislation provides tax credits, training grants for drivers & parking funds
Cummins new for 2023.