Industry Briefs

Robert Costa named February Trucker Buddy of the Month

| May 23, 2012

Robert Costa has been named February Trucker Buddy Driver of the Month by Leslie Wolf, his Trucker Buddy partner for more than a decade. Wolf is a third grade teacher at Robert L. Forbuss ...

Steve Gilbert named March Trucker Buddy of the Month

| May 23, 2012

Steve Gilbert has been named the March 2012 Trucker Buddy of the Month following his nomination by Arlene Poulos, a teacher at Fallbrook Street School in Fallbrook, Calif. Her class is a multi-age ...

EEOC asks for another rehearing in CRST lawsuit

Jill Dunn | May 18, 2012

The case involved dozens of female truckers who alleged sexual harassment.

Charity event to harvest timber after major Texas wildfire

| May 18, 2012

The Logs to Lumber organization in Bastrop County, Texas, is holding the Lost Pines Log Pull charity event May 26-27 and seeks volunteer participants. The “Burned Forest Challenge” follows the Labor Day 2011 wildfires, the “largest ...

Con-way names Drivers of the Month

| May 17, 2012

Con-way Truckload announced the recipients of its Driver of the Month recognition for April 2012. The drivers recognized by Con-way are: Company Driver of the Month Kenneth Taylor, from Hallettsville, Texas; Contractor Driver of the ...

Trucking carrier named one of Forbes’ most trustworthy

| May 16, 2012

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., located in Thomasville, N.C., has been named one of America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies by Forbes magazine. Old Dominion received this honor based on conservative accounting practices and solid corporate ...

California Pilot adds Shorepower

| May 16, 2012

Pilot Flying J, in collaboration with federally funded Shorepower Truck Electrification Project, has added electrical connections to 36 parking spaces at the Pilot Travel Center at Exit 745 off I-5 in Weed, California. The connections ...

Wingfoot centers open in Mississippi and Texas

| May 15, 2012

Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems has added new two new Wingfoot Truck Care Centers, one in Gulfport, Miss., and one in Sulpur Springs, Texas, both located on Pilot Flying J properties. The centers offer a full ...

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