Owner-operators leased to Hunt Transportation will now earn 4 cents more per mile starting April 1, the carrier announced. Hunt says the pay increase stems from an increased demand in freight and, hence, drivers. Company driver pay has increased as well, rising 2 cents.
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Affected tractors are equipped with an automated Eaton UltraShift Plus or Eaton Advantage Transmission with right hand stalk shifter. In the affected trucks, the display on the instrument panel can indicate “N” when the shifter is set into “D” or “R,” causing the truck not to move.