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  • New carrier admin portal from Uber Freight August 20, 2019
    Uber Freight debuted a new web-booking portal designed to help dispatchers simplify workflow, and a new app interface built to provide a more intuitive experience for carriers and drivers.
    Overdrive Staff
  • Thousands of trucking companies getting checks in fraud case August 19, 2019
    FTC announced it is sending checks totaling $757,946 to 14,948 small businesses, an average of just over $50 per check. The refunds come from a $900,000 settlement paid by Excelsior Enterprises International, one of four corporate defendants in the case brought by the FTC.
    Matt Cole
  • Where this driver found his way: The Truckers’ Inn, Shepherdsville, Ky. August 19, 2019
    The special story of the day long ago when Long Haul Paul got a little trust and faith back via a chance encounter with a truck-stop chaplain and his congregants. "So I gave my heart to Jesus that night; and I gave my heart to Hank Williams; and I gave my heart to Ralph and […]
    Long Haul Paul
  • PrePass adds steep grade warnings notifications for I-70 in Colorado August 19, 2019
    The I-70 alerts notify truck drivers of steep grades ahead from a distance of approximately five miles away. It also notifies them as they approach any of the five runaway truck ramps along the route. Drivers will also receive alerts for seven sites along I-70 where they can perform brake checks and/or during winter, complete […]
    Overdrive Staff
  • Hours of service listening session set for GATS August 19, 2019
    The GATS listening session, which will be at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, will begin at 10 a.m. and is scheduled for two hours. FMCSA says the listening sessions will allow the public to present comments, views and relevant research on the proposed hours changes.
    Matt Cole



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