Overdrive Staff

Freedom Air Filters’ chrome pre-filters

Available in chrome for Peterbilt 386, 579; Kenworth T680, T880; Volvo VNL

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Billionaire Warren Buffett buys large stake in Pilot Flying J

The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the Haslam family will retain majority ownership with 50.1 percent ownership in the company, and Jimmy Haslam will continue as CEO. PFJ President Ken Parent and the company’s management team will also remain in place.

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Landstar launches load board app for its owner-operators

Landstar's leased owner-operators can now use a new app from the carrier to find loads. "Available Loads" lets owner-operators search for, save and book loads from Landstar's load boards.

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Pilot Flying J seeking nominations for Road Warrior trucker recognition program

The grand prize winner will receive $10,000, and the second and third place winners will receive $5,000 and $2,500, respectively. New to the program this year, the nominators of the top three winners will also receive a $500 prize.

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Epes Transport raises driver pay

For company drivers, Epes raised its per-mile pay by 2 cents. Independent contractors have all been changed to percentage based pay and receive 66 percent on a load plus fuel surcharge.

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POLL: Are you participating in ELD-mandate protest efforts kicking off this week?

Having been promoted for a start date of Tuesday, Oct. 3, various protest actions against the mandate for truckers to use electronic logging devices are happening this week. Are you participating or not? Weigh in here.

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GPS Insight ELD self-certified

GPS Insight, a technology provider of tailored GPS tracking and e-log products, has registered and self-certified its electronic logging device as compliant with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ELD specifications.

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Video: ‘The Mistress’

Coke Red 389 two years in the making

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Love’s in Waller, Texas reopens after 2016 fire

The store, located along U.S. Highway 290, offers truckers 75 truck parking spaces, an Arby’s restaurant and more.

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Partners in Business tip: Shop for insurance

Don’t automatically include insurance in the final contract of a truck loan. Shop around beforehand, and you may opt to buy it elsewhere.

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