Tara Bullock

Love’s joins industry image campaign

Love's and newly minted industry image campaign Trucking Moves America Forward have joined in a partnership. This comes days after TMAF shared it had raised more than a $500,000 since its March launch. The partnership kicked off with the unveiling of a newly designed No. 38 Love's Travel Stops car featuring the TMAF logo at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4. The car is driven by David Gilliland, driving it for eight races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup ...

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Drivewyze bypass system adds 6 Texas spots

Drivewyze and the Texas Department of Public Safety announced that Texas has added Drivewyze PreClear bypass service to the state’s six busiest commercial vehicle weigh stations.  The six stations are: • Queen City Weigh Station on U.S. Highway 59 northbound (about 23 miles south of Texarkana near the Texas/Arkansas border); • Penwell weigh stations on U.S. Interstate 20 eastbound and westbound (near mile marker 103 and Odessa, about 50 miles southeast of the New Mexico/Texas border); • Devine weigh ...

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BESTPASS Expands to Washington

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Mack donates Granite to live auction benefitting EREF

Mack Trucks donated a new Mack GraniteAxle Forward model to the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) live auction taking place April 30 at WasteExpo 2014. Proceeds from the live auction will fund EREF’s research and education initiatives to help achieve sustainable waste management practices. The Granite model, equipped with a Galbreath hoist and Pioneer tarping system for roll-off containers, features a Mack MP7-405M engine and six-speed Allison 4500 RDS transmission. WasteExpo 2014 marks Mack’s 18th year ...

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Pilot Flying J adds six new stops

Pilot Flying J added six additional locations across the country in the first quarter of the year.  The six locations include: ·      Bainsville, ON – 6115 4th Line Rd, Hwy 401, exit 825. Five diesel lanes. ·      Cardinal, ON – 2085 Shanly Rd, Hwy 401, exit 730. 10 diesel lanes. ·      Kansas City, KS – 4610 Kansas Ave, I-635, exit 3. Eight diesel lanes. ·      Pine Grove, PA – 473 Suedberg Rd, I-81, exit 100. Five diesel lanes. ·      Roxbury, NJ ...

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TA, Petro offering free WiFi

TravelCenters of America, operator of TA and Petro truck stops, now offers free  WiFi in the restaurant dining rooms of 39 TA and Petro locations. Courtesy WiFi is intended for light Web use during a two-hour time period. Customers who require higher speeds or wish to stay connected for extended periods of time are invited to purchase one of the standard WiFi packages. Locations offering courtesy WiFi: TA Southington, Ct. TA Marianna, Fla. TA Wildwood, Fla. TA Savannah, Ga. TA Effingham, Ill. TA ...

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Chris Janson to play Iowa 80 show

Country singer Chris Janson will perform at the 35th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree at Iowa 80 Truckstop on Thursday, July 10, at 7 p.m. The concert is sponsored by CAT Scale.     Janson is an up and coming singer-songwriter. He has toured with Lynyrd Skynyrd and Hank Williams, Jr. Janson joins the already announced headline concert that will be played by John Anderson on Friday night, July 11. That concert is sponsored by Mobil Delvac.  This year ...

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FDOT’S 511 traffic info on Twitter

The Florida Department of Transportation’s toll-free traffic service, 511 Traveler Information System, is designed to keep people and goods moving safely through Florida. The service provides traffic information to drivers.   There are four ways for professional drivers to receive traffic updates: Call 511 toll free for updates in English and Spanish. Visit FL511.com, with interactive roadway maps showing traffic congestion, travel times and crashes. Download the free Florida 511 app on ...

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Volvo opens new full-service dealer in N.M.

Volvo Trucks has added Bruckner’s Truck Sales in Alburquerque, N.M. to its dealer network. The 7.5-acre full-service dealership is accessible from Interstate 40, just off the Unser Boulevard exit. The location has 18 truck bays staffed by 16 technicians, two of which are Volvo master technicians. The new location also houses more than $1 million in parts inventory in the 13,000 square-foot parts warehouse. Volvo Trucks dealers across North America have invested $370 million since 2010, including ...

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Averitt ups pay

Averitt Express has changed its pay packages for both veterans and new CDL holders looking to join the company. Averitt is increasing across-the-board pay for regional drivers and shortening the amount of time to reach top-out pay. The company instituted a one cent per mile increase for experienced regional truckload and flatbed drivers. Averitt raised pay for the various step-up tiers of their supplemental, refresher and student training programs. Averitt recently established a Driver Convenience Center ...

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