Drivers’ tarp pay has been increased to $25, which is double the previous amount, Maverick Transportation announced. Starting pay for flatbed drivers was also raised to a range of 42 cents to 43 cents per mile.
A longevity incentive each year for up to five years is effective for all drivers, and student and driver instructors will receive increases in training pay and mileage incentives, the Little Rock, Ark.-based carrier said.
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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.