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Logging fleet ordered to pay employees, some drivers, $113k in back wages

An Alabama trucking company has been ordered to pay $113,000 in back wages and damages following an investigation by the Labor Department.

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New CNG fueling station opens in Newport, Tenn.

The joint venture between ampCNG and Trillium CNG, amp Trillium, has announced the opening of a new public compressed natural gas station in Newport, Tenn.

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Averitt raises pay for truckload drivers

Averitt Express has announced an increase in mileage pay for its veteran truckload drivers, as well as several changes in accessorial pay for all regional drivers.

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4 States’ seventh annual truck show coming to Joplin, Mo., in September

The seventh annual Guilty By Association Truck Show, hosted by 4 State Trucks, home of the Chrome Shop Mafia, will be held Sept. 25-26 in its corporate headquarters in Joplin, Mo.

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ELD mandate poised to begin two-year countdown

The latest U.S. Department of Transportation projection still shows a Sept. 30 release of the final rule that would require the vast majority of interstate carriers to use electronic logging devices. Tom Cuthbertson, Omnitracs vice president, believes that date is reliable, given a prior projection had moved the date farther out, only to be followed by news that the rule had been sent for approvals to the Office of the Secretary of Transportation and the ...

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Updated: Readers react to ‘Suicide by truck’ cover feature probing the on-highway unthinkable

Several Overdrive readers responded to the magazine's "Suicide by truck" feature with stories of their own. If you have one you want to share, feel free to use the comments under this post.

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JB Hunt countersued for $5 million by trucking software provider

JB Hunt (No. 5 in the CCJ Top 250) has been countersued by transportation management software provider MercuryGate, who’s seeking $5 million from the carrier.

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Kenworth delivers first Icon 900

The first Kenworth Icon 900 limited edition tractor was recently delivered to long-time Kenworth customer Keim TS.

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Navigating ‘amateur day’ with the four-wheelers

"Amateur Night," by driver Bill Patterson: "I dread Saturday nights. You never know what will happen." Profiling the texter, the brake-footer, the rubbernecker, the NASCAR wannabe and ...

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Election 2016 ‘Trumped’ for truckers

Asked which presidential candidate they'd most like to take on a ridealong, truckers named Donald Trump far and away more than any other candidate.

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