Industry Briefs

Expert to outline workplace issues

| July 23, 2012

Attorney R. Eddie Wayland will discuss employment law during the first day of the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference in Dallas.

Progressive expands coverage

| July 20, 2012

Progressive Insurance has expanded its commercial auto product, including its truck cargo coverage, which now includes owned goods and an increased coverage limit of up to $250 thousand. It's also added refrigeration breakdown coverage.  Also new ...

Peterbilt to host customer experience events

| July 19, 2012

Peterbilt Motors Company will host several events throughout 2012 aimed at giving customers firsthand experience of the company’s product lineup and Paccar manufacturing facilities. Customers will have the option of test driving different vehicles and ...

Mack launches Bulldog Magazine app

| July 19, 2012

Mack Trucks announced the launch of an iPad and iPhone app for its Bulldog Magazine, a 45,000 circulation quarterly publication which has been published since 1920. The app will be available for download free of ...

I-64 ramp to close at I-55/70 in E. St. Louis

| July 18, 2012

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that the ramp from westbound I-64 to eastbound I-55/70 in east St. Louis will be closed to all traffic due to construction beginning Monday, July 23, 2012, weather permitting. ...

Caribou Coffee opens at Joplin 44

| July 18, 2012

Joplin 44 Truckstop in Joplin, Mo., has added a Caribou Coffee. It's a full-service specialty coffee shop with a variety of made-to-order coffee drinks, iced coffee, cappuccino, blended cooler and smoothie drinks as well as ...

Schneider offering $6,000 tuition reimbursement to driving school grads

| July 18, 2012

Schneider National is offering $6,000 for tuition reimbursement to qualified driving school graduates. The Green Bay, Wis.-based company says the program will cover the full cost of many truck-driving schools and give drivers a leg ...

Truckers Helper now available for fleets

| July 16, 2012

Truckers Helper Online has released the Online Fleet Edition, which offers the basic functionality found in the stand-alone program, with an added payroll module. The application helps manage a fleet with everything from booking the ...

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