Industry Briefs

Driver named Highway Angel for helping couple at roadside

| March 14, 2012

Kool Pak company driver Mike Mozley has been named a Highway Angel for helping a couple attach chains to their car at roadside, the Alexandria, Va.-based Truckload Carriers Association said. Near lunchtime in January, Mozley saw ...

Love’s contributes to storm relief

| March 12, 2012

Love's Travel Stops is donating $25,000 to help victims of the March 2 tornadoes that devastated sections of southern Indiana and northern Kentucky, the Oklahoma City, Okla.-based travel center franchise says.

Garrett named Trucker Buddy

| March 12, 2012

Arch Wood Protection driver Randy Garrett was named December 2011 Trucker Buddy of the Month, nonprofit educational outreach Trucker Buddy International announced. Jennifer Austin, a fourth-grade teacher at Demorest Elementary School in Demorest, Ga., nominated Garrett ...

Petro opens in Carnesville, Ga.

| March 12, 2012

A new Petro Stopping Center has opened at Interstate 85, off exit 150, in Carnesville, Ga., TravelCenters of America said. The stop has 250 truck parking spaces, 12 diesel lanes, 18 showers, a Petro Lube service ...

Love’s contributes to tornado relief

| March 07, 2012

Love's Travel Stops is donating $25,000 to help victims of the March 2 tornadoes that devastated sections of southern Indiana and northern Kentucky, the Oklahoma City, Okla.-based travel center franchise says. A  Love's truck stop in ...

Truck gift celebrates Christner landmark

| March 05, 2012

Longtime customer John Christner Trucking, of Sapulpa, Okla., celebrated its 25th anniversary with the gift of a customized Coronado from Freightliner Trucks. The truck was given to the refrigerated truckload carrier at the Tulsa Convention Center ...

ACT raises pay for hazmat-credentialed drivers

| March 01, 2012

Effective March 1, owner-operators with hazmat credentials are eligible to make $1 per loaded mile on every load hauled for American Central Transport Inc.

Perdue wins Navistar innovation award

| March 01, 2012

Perdue Farms has won the Strategic Partnership Award for truck fleet innovation, Navistar Inc. and Salisbury, Md.-based Barr International Trucks announced.

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