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Truck Manufacturers, Dealers Hold Rally to Urge Federal Excise Tax Repeal

A coalition of commercial truck dealers, trade association executives and other trucking industry stakeholders rallied on Capitol Hill on June 19, to urge congressional support for legislation repealing the federal excise tax.

Three finalists to square off in live finale for Overdrive’s Trucker Talent Search

The sixth annual Overdrive-Red Eye Radio Trucker Talent Search received more than 50 entries from talented truckers who love to sing. Those entries have been narrowed to three finalists. See who will be competing in the live finale here…

Nominations Open for 2019 Influential Woman in Trucking Award

Women In Trucking Association and Freightliner Trucks have opened nominations for the 2019 Influential Woman in Trucking Award, which recognizes women who make or influence key decisions in a trucking business environment.

Resurgent rebellion against the prospect of CSA scores returning to public view

A loose coalition of groups such as the Motor Carriers for Regulatory Reform, the ASECTT group, NASTC and many others have been the most vocal speaking out against the draft language in a DOT funding bill in the House to return CSA SMS scores to public…

Somnum pillows designed with sleepers in mind

Lippert Components has unveiled a series of pillows designed specifically for those trying to catch some shuteye in truck sleepers. The somnum pillows are made with a hypoallergenic down-alternative fill, covered in double-stitched 100% cotton with a 3…

New video system from Trimble geared toward small fleets

ELD provider Trimble, formerly PeopleNet, has added high-def video recorders to its Video Intelligence product. The new recorders are aimed at the small fleet market, Trimble says. The two-camera set-up can record up to 72 hours of video and has two SD…