Industry briefs

BigRoad logging app on iPhone

| August 16, 2013

The company's owner-operator/fleet version, available at $15 per month, likewise added IFTA functionality with state mile reporting.

C.R. England awards Harley-Davidson for fuel efficiency

Overdrive Staff | August 14, 2013

C.R. England has awarded a 2013 Harley-Davidson Sportster Seventy-Two to company driver Richard McDonald for showing the most improvement in miles per gallon average and average idle percentage for the second quarter 2013. This is ...

DAT launches RateView

| August 13, 2013

DAT's new RateView revamp of the Truckload Rate Index with several new features can be helpful for owner-operator load, lane and price analysis for profitable load planning.

Owner-operator wins iPad mini in Overdrive’s Trucker Tools giveaway

| August 13, 2013

Out of 678 submissions, owner-operator Steven Irving of Belfair, Wash., was named the winner in the Overidrive's Trucker tools Big Mini Giveaway, in which the grand prize was an iPad Mini.

TCA awards scholarships

Overdrive Staff | August 12, 2013

Twenty-five college students will receive scholarships from the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) Scholarship Fund for the 2013-14 academic year. The scholarships are broken down into amounts ranging from $2,725 to $6,250 from a total fund ...

Bosselman shop opens in Nebraska

| August 09, 2013

Bosselman Boss Truck Shops, Inc. recently announced its newest location in Gretna, Neb., at Interstate 80, Exit 432. The shop is located adjacent to the Flying J Travel Plaza and is the company’s third shop ...

Pilot opens in N.M.

| August 07, 2013

Pilot Flying J recently announced the opening of a Pilot Travel Center in Moriarty, N.M., featuring full amenities for drivers. Located off Interstate 40 and Highway 41 at exit 196, the travel center offers eight ...

I-40 paving in Ariz.

| August 02, 2013

The Arizona DOT will begin a project Aug. 6 to repave a 16-mile segment of Interstate 40 between Williams and Ash Fork. The project will include new pavement, guardrail replacement, pavement markings and some bridge ...

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