Industry Briefs

ACS offers sleep apnea reporting

ACS Expedited Solutions and Sleep Pointe have partnered to use the TripPak TruckStop scanning to monitor sleep apnea compliance.

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Joplin Petro wins service award

A Petro station in Joplin, Mo., won a high-ranking service award from a national automotive service group.

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Appreciation day to thank carriers

The C.H. Robinson 2nd Annual Carrier Appreciation day will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 12 at the TA Travel Center off I-4 near Tampa Bay, Fla.

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TA opens Calif. center

TravelCenter of America opened a 4,0000-square-foot store on I-5 at Laval Road in Wheeler Ridge, Calif.

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Schneider upgrades job website

Schneider National launched an upgraded version of its job search website, http://www.schneiderjobs.com/ in November.

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Truck shows to launch health pavilions, exhibitor space

Randall-Reilly Publishing Co. and the Healthy Trucking Association of America to promote health and wellness at 2010 truck shows.

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Macks deliver trees

Mack trucks delivered Christmas trees to Rockefeller Center and the U.S. Capitol in D.C.

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Rebates available in Northeast

Truckers from six New England states can get rebates from Cascade Sierra Solutions.

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California reefer deadline is Dec. 31

California is warning truckers with 2002 model Transport Refrigeration Units and older that they must comply with emissions control technology before Jan. 1. Truckers who have not already complied should place emissions control technology orders soon. Stock may be depleted for last-minute orders and then delivery could take up to three months.  CARB will begin enforcement after Dec. 31 and non-compliant TRUs could be penalized up to $500 per violation. There will be no grace periods for ...

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Volvo, Mack engines certified

Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Trucks announced Monday, Nov. 16, that their diesel engines have been certified by both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board to meet the near-zero emissions standards that take effect in January 2010. Both Greensboro, N.C.-based truck makers are using selective catalytic reduction (SCR) to bring nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions down to EPA 2010 levels. Volvo says both its D11 and D13 engines received EPA and ...

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