Industry briefs

Prime boosts pay

| August 29, 2013

Prime Inc. increased pay for its OTR company drivers, independent contractors and associates. OTR company drivers (paid on the per-mile basis) started receiving a one cent per mile increase for any loads dispatched after August ...

Keller launches e-log tablet

| August 29, 2013

The tablet is a 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 operating on Verizon's 4G network -- built for exclusive use with Keller E-Log system for hours of service recording and other compliance functions.

BumperStumper from Alliance

| August 28, 2013

Alliance Truck Parts' BumperStumper contest offers Alliance merchandise and prizes for guessing the make and model of a truck by a picture of its bumper only.

TCA offers online certification course with Truckers Against Trafficking

| August 27, 2013

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) formed a partnership with Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) earlier this year to help combat the illegal sale of human beings for sex in North America. Utilizing TCA resources in its ...

XL Specialized Trailers showcased hydraulic lowboy at GATS

| August 23, 2013

XL Specialized Trailers showcased its new custom hydraulic lowboy at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas this week. The XL 110 Low-Profile Hydraulic Detachable Gooseneck is a highly spec’d, 53 foot long, two axle unit ...

Freightliner announces roof fairing on Cascadia

| August 23, 2013

Freightliner Trucks announced this week at the Great American Trucking Show a new factory-installed roof fairing available as standard on Freightliner Cascadia Evolution 72-in. mid-roof XT models. They will be available as an option on the ...

Husky Tire unveils Wind Power Line at GATS

| August 23, 2013

Husky Tire unveiled its Wind Power line of tires at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas this week. The company says Wind Power is a full range line of premium medium radial truck tires offering ...

Pilot opens two new stops

Overdrive Staff | August 19, 2013

Pilot Flying J will open two new truck stops — a Pilot Travel Center  in Oakwood, Ill. and a Flying J Travel Plaza in Vandalia, Ohio.  The Pilot Travel Center in Oakwood, Ill., is located off ...

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