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Cummins rolls out 1.5 millionth Jamestown plant engine

Overdrive Staff | August 16, 2013

Cummins Inc. recently celebrated the production of the 1.5 millionth engine at its Jamestown Engine Plant in Jamestown, N.Y. The JEP, established in 1974, is one of the top five heavy-duty diesel engine producers worldwide ...

Prime names Drivers of the Year

Overdrive Staff | August 16, 2013

Prime Inc. has announced its Contractors and Company Drivers of the Year. The carrier recognized nine contractors and company drivers for 2012.  In the Flatbed Division, the honor went to company driver Charles Plant of Duncan, ...

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 ...

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