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Performance Kenworth opens parts, service facility

| August 05, 2011

Performance Kenworth has opened a new parts and service center in Rosenberg, Texas. The location offers truck fleets and operators easy access from U.S. 59, the company says. The new shop features four service bays, one ...

IOWA80.com holds Dreams of Chrome Sweepstakes

| July 07, 2011

Drivers can register for 25 prizes yet to be given away in IOWA80.com’s six-month Dreams of Chrome Sweepstakes. The first round of winners has been selected and the second group of 25 more will be ...

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions announces price increases

| July 05, 2011

The prices of Bridgestone and Firestone truck and bus tire products, Bandag brand retreads and related retreading materials have been increased starting immediately, Bridgestone Commercial Solutions announced. The prices of Bridgestone, Firestone and Continuum over-the-road ...

Caribou Coffee opens at Iowa 80 truck stop

| July 01, 2011

Caribou Coffee opened a new shop July 1 at the Iowa 80 truck stop in Walcott. The full-service specialty coffee shop offers a variety of coffee, smoothie and tea drinks. Caribou Coffee also has breakfast ...

Iowa 80 to host centennial fest for vintage truck

| June 21, 2011

The Iowa 80 Trucking Museum will host a 100th birthday party for its 1911 Walker Electric truck at 2:30 p.m. Friday, July 15, the museum announced. The celebration will coincide with the Walcott Truckers Jamboree, ...

Angie Banning awarded April 2011 Teacher of the Month

| June 09, 2011

Angie Banning, a teacher at Longmont Estates Elementary in Longmont, Colo., was named Trucker Buddy International’s April 2011 Teacher of the Month. Banning and Steen Gronlund, a driver for Mile High Foods, have volunteered in ...

Oak Grove 70 Petro to host Truckers Jamboree

| June 01, 2011

The 13th Annual Truckers Jamboree will be June 10 and 11 at the Oak Grove 70 Petro, located at I-70 Exit 28 in Oak Grove, Mo., the travel center said.   The event celebrating American’s truckers ...

Pilot Flying J to upgrade showers, host contest

| June 01, 2011

Pilot Flying J showers are being renovated and truckers can vote on the best shower at its interstate facilities this summer, the travel center announced.   For the next two years the truck stop’s 4,000 showers ...

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