Industry Briefs

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, ...

Kenworth service center opens

| July 09, 2010

A Kenworth Sales parts and service center opened in Salina, Utah, one mile north of U.S. Interstate 70.

Ruan Transport 2009 Driver of the Year honored

| July 08, 2010

Company driver Doug Quick has been awarded Ruan Transport Corp.'s 2009 Driver of the Year Award, the Des Moines, Iowa-based carrier announced. A 28-year veteran trucker, Quick has worked for the fleet for 14 years and ...

CRST begins bonuses, fuel reimbursements

| July 08, 2010

Owner-operators who attend CRST Malone orientation in their trucks can be reimbursed up to $400 in fuel, the Birmingham, Ala.-based flatbed carrier announced. The fleet is paying a so-called sign-on bonus for flatbed owner operators who lease to ...

Kenworth service, parts facility opens in Emporia, Kan.

| July 07, 2010

A Kenworth dealership with a 10,000 square-ft. service department and 10 service bays has opened in Emporia, Kan., Kenworth Truck Co. announced.

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