Overdrive Staff

TCA names Brad Bentley its new president

| September 18, 2014

The Truckload Carriers Association announced Sept. 18 it has selected Brad Bentley as its new president. Bentley will succeed Chris Burruss, who resigned as head of TCA in June for personal reasons. Bentley, who currently is ...

Florida carrier shut down by FMCSA ignoring hours, maintenance rules

| September 18, 2014

FMCSA has issued an imminent hazard out-of-service order to the Grand Ridge, Fla.-based Ken’s Trucking, a 33-truck fleet that hauls general freight and refrigerated food.

BFGoodrich redesigns site

| September 18, 2014

BFGoodrich Truck Tires has redesigned its website based on customer input. The site is more interactive and user-friendly, BFG says, and includes enhanced tire selector and dealer locator. Content is formatted for mobile devices, too, BFG ...

Cummins recognized as top engine supplier

| September 18, 2014

Cummins has received the 2014 U.S. Overall Best Heavy-Duty Truck Engines Product Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan, given this week at Frost & Sullivan’s annual gala in San Jose, Calif., on Sept. 16.

Drivers help save couple from burning RV

| September 18, 2014

Two truck operators out of Utah have been named the latest Truckload Carriers Association Highway Angels for their efforts in helping rescue a couple from a burning RV.

ATK Oilfield Transportation puts KW C500s to the test

| September 18, 2014

Take this pictorial tour through the fleet of 65 Kenworth C500s that powers ATK Oilfield Transportation, providing oil rig moving services throughout Western Canada and Texas.

POLL: Where do you stand on U.S. strategy against ISIS?

| September 18, 2014

The United States has telegraphed a strategy of coalition-building in the region around Iraq and Syria and elsewhere to support U.S. role, primarily in a training/air capability as most recently expressed, in the fight against ...

CEVA Ground increases owner-op pay

| September 16, 2014

CEVA Ground announced it is increasing rates for its owner-operator drivers in the U.S. The announcement, it says, was done as part of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Owner-operators for the company will now get $1 a ...

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