2011 October

Shell Rotella SuperRig calendar offered

| October 31, 2011

Calendar is available for free with purchase of a minimum 10-gallon heavy duty oil change using Shell Rotella oil.

I-70 runaway ramp reopened

| October 31, 2011

Crews removed a rig and flatbed trailer that rolled on the ramp near Vail, Colo.

Tenn. truck stop that received TSE grant shut down

| October 28, 2011

TR Auto Truck Plaza on Interstate 40 in Dandridge was closed and seized by a bank.

Love’s stop opens in Ottawa, Kan.

| October 27, 2011

Truckers will receive extra points on purchases with store cards through Nov. 27 at a newly opened stop in Ottawa, Kan., at Exit 183 off Interstate 35, Love’s Travel Stops said. The new travel center features ...

ATA Good Stuff Trucking Image Award winners announced

| October 26, 2011

Two carriers and two state trucking associations received the American Trucking Associations’ Good Stuff Trucking Image awards. Milan, Ind.-based Baylor Trucking Inc., Greensboro-N.C.-based Mack Trucks, the Minnesota Trucking Association and the Tennessee Trucking Association were honored ...

CARB amends reefer rule for certain engines

| October 26, 2011

Owners of model year 2003 and older reefer engines that met low-emission reefer standards will get an extra year to meet a future standard.

FFE sells dry van trailers, tractors to Celadon

| October 26, 2011

Frozen Food Express announced earlier this month it would restructure its dry freight service.

ATA rebuts LaHood on hours proposal research

| October 25, 2011

Transportation secretary said "comprehensive and up-to-date data and analysis to the issue of driver fatigue and allowable hours of service" backs proposal.

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