overdriveonline

Love’s donates to Boys & Girls Club

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores has donated $2,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Robertson County, Texas. The gift is part of the company's commitment to the people and communities and which it operates, the travel center says.

Read More

Love’s helps with storm relief

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores donated $150,000 to local chapters of the United Way to help tornado victims in Joplin, Mo., and Oklahoma in relief efforts. The donation will be directed toward two United Way agencies. The Heart of Missouri United Way will receive $100,000 and the United Way of Central Oklahoma will receive $50,000.

Read More

Righting the record

Mack truck book author Harvey Eckart and others weigh in on the correct identification of a MackR-600.

Read More

Natural gas gaining tractor traction

Legislation, supported by President Obama and about 190 members of Congress, would accelerate subsidies for natural gas vehicles.

Read More

Donner named March Trucker Buddy

Walmart driver Duane Donner is the Trucker Buddy of the Month for March 2011, nonprofit Trucker Buddy International announced. Laura Schmidt, a teacher at Douglas Middle School in South Dakota, nominated Donner for Trucker Buddy of the Month. “He is an amazing trucker and both my students and I have been blessed to have him as our driver,” Schmidt says. She teaches middle school students with special needs. “Although the students are chronologically middle school age, their disabilities make ...

Read More

Ox Bodies donates to tornado relief

Dump body manufacturer Ox Bodies, based in Fayette, Ala., has donated mesh and vinyl tarps valued at $20,000 for tornado relief efforts in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Helping out is part of being a member of a community, Ox Bodies marketing manager Debbie Puckett says of donations made after the devastating April 27 storms. “There isn’t a person at our facility that hasn’t been affected in some way by these storms,” Puckett says. “We knew we had to do ...

Read More

1st Guard donates to trucker charity

1st Guard Corp. contributed $2400 to Knoxville, Tenn.-based St. Christopher Trucker Development and Relief Fund. The Venice, Fla.-based truck insurer said also that every time truckers are referred to the company via a referral card they are entered into a monthly fuel card drawing and $25 is automatically donated to trucker charity for their call. The insurer plans to donate monthly through the end of December 2011 to a trucker charity in conjunction with its customer referral program. 

Read More

‘Move over, Raquel!’

Regina Meredith added glamour, curves and polish to the Dodge Bighorn when she modeled for Chrysler Corp. in the mid 1970s.

Read More

PIB TIP: PAY CREDIT CARD BALANCES. Having a business credit card is useful. But most owner-operators get into a trap of spending more money than they should. If a credit card balance is not paid off at the end of each month, the interest charges can exceed 18 percent. You’ll get the best rate on credit cards, and other lending forms, by keeping a high credit rating. The Partners in Business program is produced by ...

Read More

Chris Governor hauls mostly forklifts and other off-highway construction equipment in southern California in his 1996 Peterbilt 379. It is equipped with a 500-hp Caterpillar.

Read More