Love’s opens new Miss. stop

| November 13, 2014

Love’s announced Nov. 13 it has opened a new stop in Columbus, Miss., at the intersection of U.S. Highway 82 and State Highway 50.

Capitol Christmas tree: Owner-operator talks 2,000-mile once-in-a-lifetime load

| November 12, 2014

Owner-operator Elwood Higdem has the responsibility of piloting this year’s Capitol Christmas tree from its harvesting point in Minnesota across the country to D.C. — a gig he says “has been one of the best experiences of my life.”

Western Star suspension option update

| November 12, 2014

Neway ADZ Series drive axle suspensions by SAF-Holland are available as an option for Western Star 4800, 4900 and 6900 models.

FMCSA to press states on CDL program compliance

| November 12, 2014

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking approval for an information collection request in which it plans to question states on their progress of complying with Congressionally required upkeep of CDL-issuing agencies.

Con-way Truckload to boost military vet hiring

| November 12, 2014

Con-way Truckload announced a partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program and its trucking industry technology partner, Fastport, to increase its number of veteran hires throughout 2015. “Partnering with Fastport and ...

Equipment Spotlight: Today’s seats offer a more relaxing ride

| November 12, 2014

Yesterday’s sort-of-comfortable truck pressure are minimized by specially designed seats may have been an afterthought air lumbar and back foam, longer adjustable in the overall scheme of the cab’s interior design. Today’s modern specialty seats ...

Bosch adds 74 new part numbers

| November 12, 2014

Robert Bosch, a supplier of automotive parts to original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket, announced 74 new part number releases. The new part numbers include brake pads and rotors, wiper blade sets, starters, alternators, oxygen sensors ...

Veterans Day: A roundup of trucking industry salutes, happenings

| November 11, 2014

As noted in another Veterans Day post on Overdrive — Patriotism and trucking go hand in hand. And as noted in a story on Overdrive sister site Truckers News, more than 20 million people who served ...

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