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Sylectus launches iPhone app

| February 07, 2014

The app enables automated tracking of loads in near real-time and offers new image capture and indexing capabilities.

Drivewyze “Download, Drive and Win” Weigh Station Contest Underway

Overdrive Staff | February 06, 2014

To commemorate the launch of the Drivewyze PreClear 3.0 free nationwide weigh station and inspection site alert service, the company has announced a contest that will reward one user with a $1,200 check.   The Drivewyze ...

Celadon opens new driver training center

Overdrive Staff | February 06, 2014

Celadon and its Quality Drivers  subsidiary have announced the opening of the new driver training center near its Indianapolis headquarters.  The $7 million, 61,000 square-foot training facility includes dorm rooms, cafeteria, workout room, basketball court ...

Goodyear now available at Love’s

Overdrive Staff | January 31, 2014

Premium Goodyear Fuel Max truck tires – including the G399 LHS Fuel Max steer tire, G572 LHD Fuel Max drive tire and the G316 LHT Fuel Max trailer tire, as well as the G316 LHT DuraSeal + ...

Trucker Buddy names outstanding teacher

Overdrive Staff | January 31, 2014

Sharon Cunningham has been named Trucker Buddy International’s Outstanding Teacher following her nomination by her husband, Michael Cunningham, a driver for Walmart Transportation in Sanger, Texas. Sharon is the head special education teacher of Hayes ...

Con-way Truckload Recognizes Professional Driver for Reaching 4 Million Miles

Overdrive Staff | January 30, 2014

Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., recognized independent contractor Jon Smith for surpassing 4 million miles of professional driving for the company.  Smith is the first independent contractor at Con-way ...

Super Service driver named Michigan’s driver of month

Overdrive Staff | January 30, 2014

Mark Clark, a driver for Super Service based in Grand Rapids, Mich., has been named the Michigan Trucking Association’s (MTA) February Driver of the Month in recognition of his safe driving practices. Clark will be recognized ...

C.R. England gives quarterly Harley to fuel-efficient driver

Overdrive Staff | January 30, 2014

C.R. England awarded a 2014 Harley-Davidson Sportster Iron 883 to Gerry Blake, one of its company drivers, for showing improvement in miles per gallon average and average idle percentage for the fourth quarter 2013. This ...

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