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June 18: Partners in Business

It's tough to run a successful owner-operator business. Overdrive's Partners in Business seminar at the Great West Truck Show, sponsored by Freightliner Trucks and Schneider National, provides training to make it work.

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I-10 river bridge to close

The I-10 Mississippi River Bridge in Louisiana will be closed to traffic from 1-8 a.m. on June 13.

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Freight index up 0.3% in April

Freight TSI index has risen 4.9 percent over the last 11 months, after declining 15.3 percent in the previous 10 months.

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Pennsylvania opens electricity unit

The cost to use an electrification module per hour is about the same as a gallon of diesel fuel.

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Pennsylvania opens electricity unit

The cost to use an electrification module per hour is about the same as a gallon of diesel fuel.

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Man pleads guilty to charges in Georgia cargo theft

A Georgia man pleaded guilty to three criminal charges for his role in a multimillion-dollar interstate cargo theft ring.

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Wide-base trailer radial

The Greatec 125 wide-base trailer radial lessens rolling resistance and increases payload, the company says. The tire has sidewall protector ribs and stress-relief sipes designed to increase tire life.

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Florida to raise weight limit

Law will allow the state to issue special permits for vehicles up to 88,000 pounds on specific non-Interstate routes.

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Florida to lift weight limit

Law will allow the state to issue special permits for vehicles up to 88,000 pounds on specific non-Interstate routes.

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Freightliner Slice of Life test drive program continues

Freightliner Trucks launched the second year of its program for test driving Cascadias powered by Detroit Diesel DD15 engines with BlueTec emissions SCR technology, the truck maker announced. The launch for the Slice of Life program continuation, in which owner-operators test drive new Cascadia tractors and blog about their experiences, was at the Penske Racing Headquarters in Mooresville, N.C. At the launch, test drivers Henry Albert, Kurt Grote, Dick McCorkle and the program’s newest participant, Gina Angsten, received 2010 Cascadia trucks. The ...

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