FYI: TRUCKING NEWS IN BRIEF/National truckstop organization NATSO honored the late Chuck Bosselman with the Hall of Fame award at its annual convention in Las Vegas.
GEAR GUIDE/The Velcro-mount PressurePro tire pressure monitor contains small sensors that watch tire pressure and warn of tire deflation ahead of time.
ONLINE THIS MONTH/Connect with Truckers News online with Facebook; also featured is Gear Guide, including seat warmers and in-cab refrigerators.
GEAR GUIDE/GPS UNITS/This unit provides automated routing, taking into account vehicle profiles and road attributes and restrictions.
FLEET INSIDER/PROFILE/Fremont Contract Carriers has blossomed from a 35-truck fleet into a nationwide, award-winning food hauler
GEAR GUIDE/GPS UNITS/The dezl (pronounced “diesel”), an over-the-road trucking-specific navigation unit, has a built-in loudspeaker, 5-inch display screen, trucking-related points of interest and points-of-interest ratings that can be customized.
FYI: TRUCKING NEWS IN BRIEF/Truck information service RigDig’s Truck History Reports was one of six finalists for the top technical achievement of 2011 awarded by the Truck Writers of NorthAmerica.
SMART DRIVING/Federal, state governments seek ways to provide parking availability info.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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