Industry Briefs

Donaldson plant wins Daimler honor

| August 02, 2010

Donaldson Co. has won the 2009 Master of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America for work done at the filtration system maker’s facility in Baldwin, Wis. This is the second time that the Baldwin facility ...

PrePass opens in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

| August 02, 2010

A new PrePass site has opened in Martin County, Fla., on the northbound side of Interstate 95 near Port St. Lucie. PrePass is an automated vehicle identification system that allows commercial vehicles to bypass certain ...

Idling regulations listed

| July 30, 2010

American Transportation Research Institute has added three new idling rules to its list of state and local regulations.

Freightliner delivery to be celebrated

| July 28, 2010

U.S. Xpress Enterprises will receive its 50,000th Freightliner, a Cascadia equipped with a Detroit Diesel DD15, in an Aug. 5 ceremony, the truck maker announced. The tractor with a 72-in. raised roof sleeper will be presented ...

CAT Scales to be installed

| July 28, 2010

CAT Scales soon will replace J-Scales at all Flying J travel plazas as part of the Pilot Flying J merger, said Delia Moon Meier, CAT Scale senior vice president. The scales at all 134 Flying J ...

Safe driver wins Harley Davidson

| July 27, 2010

Company driver Carroll Connor has won a 2010 Harley Davidson Dyna Super Glide in the Evans Delivery safest driver drawing, the Schuylkill Haven, Pa.-based carrier said. Connor has been a commercial driver for 16 years and ...

Fikes helps with Haiti relief

| July 23, 2010

Fikes Truck Line, based in Hope, Ark., is transporting lumber intended for Haiti’s relief effort free of charge, the carrier said. Owner-operators Harold Horn and Jimmy King kicked off the effort hauling two loads of lumber ...

SelecTrucks offer incentives, extended warranties

| July 22, 2010

SelecTrucks is offering a $50 gift card for test driving eligible trucks equipped with Fuller UltraShift or AutoShift 10-speed automated transmissions and is giving an extended warranty on elibible trucks.

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