Overdrive Staff

Mack puts $26M into truck plant

| June 18, 2014

Mack Trucks announced this week a $26 million upgrade project to its truck assembly plant in Macungie, Pa., that will "improve the plant's efficiency and help it deliver even higher quality trucks" to buyers, the ...

Barr-Nunn upping team pay

| June 18, 2014

Barr-Nunn Transportation announced this week it is raising its pay for team drivers to a base rate of 55 cents a mile (empty or loaded) and 59 cents a mile for hazmat loads (placarded or ...

Pride & Polish circuit continues this month at River States Customz in Wisconsin

| June 18, 2014

The year's second Overdrive's Pride & Polish truck beauty competition and the fourth stop in the Pride & Polish National Championship season takes place June 27-28 at River States Customz in La Crosse, Wis.

C.R. England opens new terminal, adds LNG trucks

| June 17, 2014

C.R. England (No. 14 in the CCJ Top 250) announced the opening last week of a 48,000-sqaure-foot. terminal in Colton, Calif., and the addition of 10 new liquefied natural gas-powered trucks for its Southern California ...

Mack rolls out new website

| June 17, 2014

Mack Trucks says it has — in conjunction with its recently updated branding initiatives — updated its website (macktrucks.com), aiming at ease of use by customers.  The site is optimized for mobile devices and "serves as ...

Diesel hits lowest price since December, falls another cent

| June 16, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell 1 cent in the week ended June 16 to $3.882, according to the government. That's the seventh week in a row that the national ...

House bill would nix gas tax, add tax to crude oil, index diesel tax to fuel economy

| June 16, 2014

As the Highway Trust Fund's insolvency looms, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) has introduced a highway funding plan that would repeal the federal gas tax in favor of other funding options, like taxing oil barrels and ...

Schneider unveils Haul of Fame, inducts 179 drivers

| June 16, 2014

Schneider announced this month it has created a new honors program for its drivers, the Haul of Fame, to recognize drivers who have achieved 3 million consecutive safe miles or 20 consecutive years of safe ...

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