Industry Briefs

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.

Peterbilt dealership opens near Chicago O’Hare Airport

| July 13, 2010

A Peterbilt dealership opened in Bensenville, Ill, the truck maker announced.

First prizes awarded in Iowa 80 sweepstakes

| July 12, 2010

The first 50 of 100 prizes for truckers have been awarded in a six-month sweepstakes, Iowa80.com said of the contest celebrating the online store’s 10th anniversary. Drivers can register online for the contest, referred to as the ...

TA, Petro offering training on new safety standards

| July 12, 2010

Manuals, training days and an inspection services regarding safety and inspections standards in so-called CSA 2010 are being offered at its travel stops and Petro:Lube locations, TravelCenters of America announced. All company truck stops will conduct ...

DEF available at Love’s truck stops

| July 12, 2010

Diesel exhaust fluid storage and dispensing services are available at Love’s Travel Stops’ fuel islands, the Oklahoma City, Okla.-based company announced. The bulk dispensing systems of Blue 1USA diesel exhaust fluid will be added at key locations, ...

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