Industry Briefs

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.

Regional steer tires approved in SmartWay program

| July 20, 2010

All Continental regional steer tires have been certified as a SmartWay partner by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Fort Mill, S.C.-based tire maker announced. The HSR2, HSR1 and HSR tires were recently approved in the ...

Con-way offers 2-level trailers

| July 20, 2010

Con-way Truckload has introduced DoubleStack, which provides two adjustable trailer-length levels.

Henry Good wins top Trucker Buddy International award

| July 16, 2010

Henry R. Good was presented with the 2010 Gary King Memorial Award, sponsored Trucker Buddy International, at the recent Walcott Jamboree.

Kenworth opens Pa. dealership

| July 16, 2010

Kenworth opened a new full-service dealership in Shartlesville, Pa., the truck maker announced.

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