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Overdrive names 2015 Owner-Operator of the Year, winner of $25,000 prize

Edward Mark Tricco, leased to Bison Transport, was named the 2015 Owner-Operator of the Year by the Truckload Carriers Association and Overdrive Tuesday night. He won a $25,000 cash prize.

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TCA names 2016 Best Fleets to Drive For

The two fleets won based on driver satisfaction in areas like pay and benefits. See the two winners here...

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FMCSA announces sleep apnea ‘pre-rule,’ wants feedback from carriers, drivers on apnea prevalance

The DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration calls the request for feedback the “first step” in a potential sleep apnea rule for the trucking industry. Here are the topics the agency wants input on from trucking industry stakeholders.

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Navistar cuts losses, promises revamped truck lineup by end of 2018

Navistar International Corporation Tuesday announced a first quarter 2016 net loss of $33 million, a 21 percent improvement over the $42 million net loss posted Q1 last year. The company also announced it plans to revamp its lineup of trucks by 2018.

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Judge orders prosecutors to disclose millions of docs, hundreds of hours of recordings to Pilot Flying J defendants

That evidence could include, according to court documents, “hundreds of millions of pages” of documents, along with more than 200 hours of recordings produced by FBI informants working at Pilot during the federal investigation.

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The search is on for North America’s best truck dealer

Overdrive sister site Successful Dealer is now taking nomination for its Third Annual Successful Dealer Award, which honors North America's top heavy truck dealer.

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FMCSA updates definition of ‘high risk’ carrier, changes intervention priorities

The new definition will include fewer carriers. But those carriers, once the change is in place, will be at a higher crash risk than the carriers currently deemed high risk, says FMCSA. Here's how FMCSA will now define "high risk carriers" ...

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Diesel’s stint below $2 shortlived, ends following last week’s uptick

After a short, three-week stint below $2 a gallon, diesel prices have climbed back above the threshold, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

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uDrove updates pricing, plans for ELD

Says Truckstop.com's Thayne Boren, general manager for the company's mobile services, "We've gotten more aggressive in our pricing" -- meaning it's gone down considerably. Greater integration with other Truckstop.com services is coming.

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Trucker named Highway Angel of the Year for saving pregnant woman after crash

Grimaldi rescued a pregnant woman from a crushed car following a rollover accident on westbound I-80 near Donner Pass on Dec. 13, 2015.

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