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Concert-hauling 2011 Pete 389 glider crowned Pride & Polish champ

Overdrive Online

The truck, which after 500,000 miles was intended to be driven occasionally by Shomotion owner Michael Scherkenbach, was instead given to a retiring owner-operator to keep him on tour with the fleet part-time. He didn't bat an eye at the coffin sleeper.

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ATRI report reinforces strong link between driver behavior, truck crashes

Fleet Owner

The new release is a 2022 update to American Transportation Research Institute's findings originally published in 2005 and amended in 2011 and 2018 that all show unsafe driver habits are a reliable predictor of future accidents.

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Meet the class of 2022: Overdrive's Pride & Polish winners

Overdrive Online

Three trucks are finalists in each of seven categories -- Working Bobtail, 2014 & Older; Working Bobtail, 2015 & Newer; Working Combo, 2011 & Older; Working Combo, 2012 & Newer; Antique; Interior; and Limited Mileage. Winners will be announced Oct.

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Overdrive's Pride & Polish virtual truck show voting now open

Overdrive Online

Overdrive readers can now vote to determine the finalists in each of seven categories -- Working Bobtail, 2014 & Older; Working Bobtail, 2015 & Newer; Working Combo, 2011 & Older; Working Combo, 2012 & Newer; Antique; Interior; and Limited Mileage.

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3PL Lessons: Plan Ahead for a Year Like 2011

Apparel Logistics

Mother Earth has not been fooling around the past couple years, and 2011 was no exception. Drought-fueled wildfires. Hurricanes (in. New England?). Not to mention the natural disasters of mind-numbing scale that happened abroad like the Japanese tsunami and nuclear meltdown.

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Randolph Township School District: All Routes Run on Propane

NGT News

In 2011, John Aymil, Randolph Township’s transportation director, started investigating alternative-fuel buses to address concerns related to new diesel emissions standards. Randolph Township School District in New Jersey serves about 4,300 students with a 36-bus fleet.

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COVID-19 weighs heavily on Q1 U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index

Logistics Management

The report’s first quarter National Shipment Index—at 188.1 compared to the fourth quarter and was up 3.8% First quarter spend—at 124.3 compared to the fourth quarter, following a 4% sequential decline from the third quarter to the fourth quarter of 2019, and it was down 2.5% annually.

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