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Overdrive Staff | June 01, 2012

FMCSA nixes EOBR mandate, states looking for trucking options, U.S. trucker jailed in Mexico

CSA change will help flatbeds

| March 22, 2012

Flatbed carriers will get some relief on their safety rating under a new change in how securement is weighted in the CSA program.

Choosing a Carrier

Max Kvidera | April 01, 2011

When you consider moving to a new fleet, look beyond bonuses and other come-ons.

CRST begins bonuses, fuel reimbursements

| July 08, 2010

Owner-operators who attend CRST Malone orientation in their trucks can be reimbursed up to $400 in fuel, the Birmingham, Ala.-based flatbed carrier announced. The fleet is paying a so-called sign-on bonus for flatbed owner operators who lease to ...

Manufacturing still growing, but more slowly

| July 01, 2010

The recovery is still with us, note the factory-watchers at the Institute for Supply Management. The manufacturing sector expanded in June for the 11th consecutive month, though at a less heated pace than in May. ...

Boyd Bros. orders ProStars+ with 2010 EPA-approved engines

| May 20, 2010

Boyd Bros. Transportation ordered 325 International ProStar+ tractors, heavy-duty truck maker Navistar, Inc. announced May 20. The tractors run on MaxxForce 13 engines equipped with advanced exhaust gas recirculation technology that meets 2010 emission requirements ...

Flatbed carrier awards bonuses

| May 18, 2010

Builders Transportation Co. distributed nearly $84,000 to 16 drivers following the first quarter of this year, the flatbed carrier announced. Drivers who run 30,000 miles or produce $40,000 in freight revenue qualify for quarterly bonuses ...

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