Industry Briefs

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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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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