Siphiwe Baleka

Rodney McCloud: ‘Fittest of the fleet’

| September 09, 2013

With McCloud coming out on top of its fitness competition, Prime challenges other carriers to host their own Fittest events using the same format in order to bring together the champions of each fleet into ...

Alternative two-wheeled transport and fitness on the long road

| June 25, 2013

Prime driver and cyclist Mario Almendarez shares strategies for cycling routes and fitness motivation on the road to better health.

Prime driver comes out on top of company cycling competition

| June 18, 2013

Mario Almendarez rode a total of 538.99 miles to win the carrier's 2013 May Bicycle Challenge.

Former Prime driver competes at San Diego Triathalon

| June 05, 2012

Former Prime Inc. lease owner-operator Siphiwe Baleka recently returned from the “San Diego or Bust” bicycle transport tour. Baleka competed and finished in eighth place in the Men’s 40-44 division of the ...

Foiling the truckhackers, winning the triathlon

| October 14, 2011

What's next, "Truckhacking?" If this doesn't lend new urgency to the technical standards FMCSA's mulling for EOBRs, I don't know what does. Craig Trudell reported yesterday in Bloomberg BusinessWeek on a team of "carhacking" researchers out of ...

Prime driver wins triathlon award

| October 12, 2011

Siphiwe Baleka, a driver for Prime, Inc., won the male 40-44 division of the Powerman Muncie Sprint Triathlon Saturday, Oct. 1, with a time of 1:09:32. The contest includes separate stints in swimming, biking and ...

Long-haul swimmer adds running, biking to his competitive repertoire

| August 02, 2011

Siphiwe Baleka (pictured), whom you will remember as the Prime-leased owner-operator who competed and walked away with a couple titles in the U.S. Masters National Swimming championships I wrote about in May, has made headlines ...

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | July 01, 2011

An outlaw is riding into cowboy country, there's a new dame on the Dalton, tornadoes take down some rigs, truckers say not to human freight and other industry news items are featured.

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