Industry briefs

Bridgestone sends two drivers to college football championship

Overdrive Staff | December 10, 2013

Bobbie Ward, Jr. of Cleburne, Texas, and William Gill of Riverside, Calif., will attend the college football national championship game in Pasadena, Calif., thanks to a first place win in the Bridgestone Commercial Solutions Drive ...

FMCSA safety belt art contest

| December 06, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has launched the 2014 “Be Ready. Be Buckled.” student art contest organized by the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Belt Partnership.

American Safe Truck Driver winners

| December 06, 2013

National Truck Funding, LLC has named the winners of the 2013 American Safe Truck Driver Award.

Mack Twin Y Air Suspension Wins 2013 Swedish Steel Prize

Overdrive Staff | November 26, 2013

The Mack Twin Y Air Suspension won the 2013 Swedish Steel Prize, an annual award recognizing the world’s most innovative design utilizing high-strength steel. The award was given by SSAB during an event Nov. 21 ...

Wabash rolls out 100,000th AeroSkirt

Overdrive Staff | November 26, 2013

Wabash Composites, a division of Wabash National Corporation, has produced its 100,000th DuraPlate AeroSkirt. Wabash National developed the DuraPlate AeroSkirt in 2009 to address customers’ needs for improved fuel economy. The solution improves fuel economy ...

Werner awarding safe drivers with new trucks

Overdrive Staff | November 26, 2013

Werner Enterprises recently introduced a three-tiered Million Mile Safe Driver Truck Program designed to recognize Werner drivers who have achieved safe driving milestones of 1, 2 or 3 million miles with new trucks and accessories. Werner’s ...

CRST Malone giving $4k owner-operator sign-on bonus

Overdrive Staff | November 05, 2013

CRST Malone Inc., a subsidiary of CRST International Inc., announced plans to quadruple sign-on bonuses for their owner-operator flatbed division. Previously capped at $1,000, the new incentive package boasts a bonus of $4,000 to be ...

Hill recognizes driver milestones

Overdrive Staff | November 05, 2013

Hill Brothers Transportation has recognized 34 company drivers and owner-operators who earned a Safe Driving Award for the second quarter of 2013. The award recipients include: Company Drivers Robert W. Felthauser Jr., of Omaha, NE, 1 ...

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