Overdrive Staff

Two KWs play role of LTL workhorses

| February 06, 2015

Jim Schwehr runs his two new 2015 Kenworth T680 mostly stock, but he did have the graphics added. The Hamilton, Montana, resident pulls dry vans LTL freight, he says.

TCA chair: E-log mandate to push owner-ops from trucking, drivers should be making minimum $65k

| February 05, 2015

The looming federal rule to require truck operators to use electronic logging devices will cause “a huge exodus” of owner-operators, says TCA Chairman Shepard Dunn. Also, fleets should pay drivers no less than $65,000 a ...

C.R. England offers bonus for trainers, pay raise for company drivers

| February 04, 2015

C.R. England, a Salt Lake City-based refrigerated carrier, now offers a bonus program for all company and independent contractor trainers in its Dedicated and Over the Road divisions, as well a 14.1 percent pay increase ...

Fleetmaster boosts driver pay

| February 04, 2015

Fleetmaster Express announced a pay increase for its road drivers of more than 10 percent, as well as a pay hike for all other drivers. The company said the new pay package – along with ...

CRST acquires Pegasus Transportation

| February 04, 2015

CRST International Inc. of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, announced its acquisition of fellow privately-held trucking company Pegasus Transportation Inc. of Louisville, Ky. Terms were not made public, although CRST said it funded the purchase through existing ...

R+L Carriers launches driver recognition program

| February 04, 2015

R+L Carriers of Wilmington, Ohio, launched a new driver recognition campaign – "More than great drivers. Great people." – to profile their safe driving accomplishments and who they are as individuals. Selected drivers will be honored ...

Calling all female truckers: Overdrive’s 2015 Most Beautiful contest now accepting nominations

| February 04, 2015

Nominations for Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest, which highlights the accomplishments and inner and outer beauty of female drivers, are being accepted through March 15.

International says new ‘mission’ will be on truck uptime

| February 04, 2015

Navistar-International announced Feb. 4 its new mission in its truck, engine and parts business will be to maximize uptime for truck owners, and its launching a concurrent marketing campaign for the International truck brand, “It’s ...

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