Industry Briefs

CAT Scale now on Facebook

CAT Scale launched a Facebook page Jan. 19 with diagrams on how to weigh, videos and information on the CAT Scale Guarantee, as well as tips on what to do if you receive an overweight citation.

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Chrome Shop Mafia tricks out new Freightliner models

Freightliner’s new Cascadia and Coronado models have received custom makeovers at 4 State Trucks’ Chrome Shop Mafia in Joplin, Mo.

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Volvo to hold safety contest

Fleets as small as five trucks are eligible to enter the Volvo Trucks Safety Award contest, which awards two $25,000 prizes to fleets with the best safety records.

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CAT Scales can download GPS data

CAT Scale Company announced that files are now available for drivers to download CAT Scale locations as point of interest files into GPS navigation devices.

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Michelin offers dealer locator

Michelin's redesigned dealer locator, at www.locator.michelintruck.com, offers details about the vicinity near those locations, including traffic updates, road construction alerts, restaurants, hotels and weather.

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Walmart driver delivers memorial wreaths

Walmart driver, Cher Straw, was one of the drivers who in December delivered more than 100,000 cemetery wreaths to honor fallen soldiers.

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Schneider National sweeps awards

Schneider National won 43 national awards for its service in 2009.

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BestPass offers discount on NY Thruway tolls

New York’s newly launched 5 percent toll rate hike on the New York State Thruway can be avoided by commercial haulers.

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Kenworth extends rebate to OOIDA members

Kenworth Truck Company announced that it will extend a rebate program with the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) through 2010.

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ATC builds new Dallas complex

The Around The Clock Freightliner Group built a new 200,308-square-foot complex along Interstate 20 in south Dallas to serve its over-the-road and local fleet customers.

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