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Trucker Buddy names Outstanding Teacher

Overdrive Staff | October 09, 2013

Caroline Walradt, a second grade teacher at Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart in Princeton, N.J., was named Trucker Buddy’s Outstanding Teacher following her nomination by K.C. Brau, a Trucker Buddy and driver for Crete ...

The Pantry’s Kangaroo Express Joins Comdata to Extend Reach of Fuel

Overdrive Staff | October 04, 2013

Comdata has announced it is expanding its Comdata Fuel Consortium (CFC) network by more than 5,000 locations through an agreement with The Pantry. Developed in 2008, the CFC is a nationwide network of 30,000 retail ...

Paper Transport adds 20 KW natural gas trucks

Overdrive Staff | October 04, 2013

Paper Transport has added 20 natural gas-powered Kenworth T660s to its regional fleet and started using the trucks this month. Paper Transport began testing two Kenworth natural gas trucks in 2012, and this spring the ...

Mack adds dealer locations

Overdrive Staff | September 25, 2013

Mack Leasing System recently added 11 member dealer location in the U.S. and Canada. Mack Leasing members provide full-service leasing, short- or long-term rental and service contract customers. New locations are listed below. RDO Truck Center ...

Minimizer introduces coding system

Overdrive Staff | September 13, 2013

Minimizer has implemented the Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standard system for its line of fenders and other products. The Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standard, or VMRS, is a trucking business system that describes parts and maintenance activities using ...

Kenworth starts 2013 Kenworth Road Tour

Overdrive Staff | September 13, 2013

Kenworth Truck Company launched the 2013 Kenworth Road Tour this week. The tour takes the new Kenworth T880 vocational model and the Kenworth T680 on-highway model with the new mid-roof 52-inch sleeper on the road to ...

Firestone begins football tour

Overdrive Staff | September 09, 2013

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions launched the second leg of its Firestone Drives America Tour at the NCAA College Football game between Stanford and San Jose State Saturday, Sept. 7. The tour continues this fall as the road ...

Lancaster, Calif., driver wins Rite Aid trucking challenge

Overdrive Staff | September 06, 2013

William Plevney of Lancaster, Calif., Rite Aid distribution center took top honors in Rite Aid's National Driver Skills Challenge, which took place in Perryman, Md., July 20. Lowell Lee of the Tuscaloosa, Ala., distribution center and ...

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