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| November 22, 2010

John Watkins, of Arthur, Ill., uses his 2001 Peterbilt 379 flat-top as a working truck for his business, Watkins Farms. The rig is equipped with a 430-hp Caterpillar.

GT tires get SmartWay approval

| November 19, 2010

The GT radial GSL213 steer tire and GT669+ drive tire have received SmartWay certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, GITI Tire USA announced. Read about the tires at GITI TIre USA.     

Luber-finer on social media sites

| November 19, 2010

Truckers can now access details about Luber-finer filtration systems on  YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, Albion, Ill.-based Champion Laboratories, Inc. announced. The Facebook and Twitter channels provides access to news and information concerning lines of teh brand's heavy-duty, medium-duty ...

Bachman and Turner: Still takin’ care of business

| November 17, 2010

On their climb to stardom in 1973, the Bachman-Turner band decided they liked the name Overdrive when they saw a copy of the magazine at a truck stop in Windsor, Ontario. They had stopped at ...

| November 17, 2010

PIB TIP: CUT OUT-OF-ROUTE MILES. If you’re like many owner-operators, with 6 percent to 10 percent of your miles out of route lost to detours, side trips and just human error, you could possible cut ...

| November 17, 2010

St. Louis, Mo.-resident Rolan Mask customized this Werner company truck, a 2005 Peterbilt 379 extended hood. The rig is equipped with a 500-hp Caterpillar. View more readers’ rigs at OverdriveOnline.

Landes driver wins customer award

| November 17, 2010

Driver Bob Oitker is the first recipient of the Customer Appreciation Recognition for Employees award, said Landes Trucking Inc. CEO Jim House. The fleet, based in Jacksonville, Ill., started the award to honor employees who ...

Boyd Bros. Transportation driver tops 2 million miles

| November 16, 2010

Company driver Virgil Shell recently exceeded driving 2 million miles safely, Boyd Bros. Transportation announced. A 16-year veteran trucker and resident of Columbia, S.C, Shell was given a bonus check and trophy for his accomplishment. Shell ...

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