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APU maker Idle Free acquired by PTI

| July 16, 2014

Phillips & Temro Industries, a portfolio company of Audax Group, announced that it has completed the acquisition of APU manufacturer Idle Free Systems Inc.

Rotella SuperRigs calendar: A truck beauty every month

| December 04, 2013

The new 2014 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar showcases 12 of the nation’s best-looking heavy-duty trucks.

Overdrive, TCA announce finalists in driver contests

| December 03, 2013

The six finalists will attend TCA’s annual meeting near Dallas, where the winners will be announced for the Owner-Operator of the Year and Company Driver of the Year awards.

Goodyear offers big-fleet pricing package to owner-ops

| October 21, 2013

A market-share leader in the sales and service of commercial tires to the largest fleets is rolling out out a special pricing package aimed at owner-operators and small fleets – and at improving its share ...

FMCSA chief honors safe drivers at OOIDA celebration

| October 18, 2013

Trucking’s top regulator said Friday that she was “grateful and honored” to call the names of 35 “remarkably impressive owner-operators” in recognition of their accident-free years.

Love’s Raises $2 Million for Children’s Miracle Network

Overdrive Staff | September 30, 2013

Love’s Travel Stops has given $2 million to the Children's Miracle Network to benefit 92 CMN Hospitals across the country. Love’s recently wrapped up a five-week fundraising campaign at its 304 travel stop and country ...

TCA hosting health fairs at TA/Petro stops

Overdrive Staff | August 15, 2013

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) will sponsor free health fairs at 18 TravelCenters of America/Petro Stopping Centers  across the United States. Reflecting the theme Make Your Destination Another Birthday, these events will take place on ...

Daseke buys Oregon Truck Co.

Overdrive Staff | August 15, 2013

Daseke Inc., a group of flatbed and specialized carriers, announced it has acquired the Redmond, Ore.-based Central Oregon Truck Company. The transaction took place Aug. 1 and follows Gaffney, S.C.-based J. Grady Randolph Inc. joining Daseke, ...

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