Reduced stopping distance brake block

| June 11, 2012

Federal-Mogul recently introduced the Abex Reduced Stopping Distance Brake Block that the company says meets safety standards and is available in three application-specific formulations: RN (organic, 20,000-pound axle rating, copper-free formulation), RSM (semi-metallic, 29,000-pound axle ...

No consensus yet on highway funding bill

Jill Dunn | June 11, 2012

Worry remains over whether congress can agree on long-term surface transportation funding before the current stop-gap funding bill expires June 30.

Brown inducts 22 drivers into Safety Hall of Fame

| June 10, 2012

Brown Trucking Company announced the induction of 22 drivers into its “Million Mile Safe Driving” Driver Safety Hall of Fame. The group was recognized for successfully driving more than a million consecutive ...

James Wesley to perform at Walcott Jamboree

| June 10, 2012

Iowa 80 Truckstop has added a second concert, featuring James Wesley, slated to perform July 13 at 7 p.m. to its Walcott Truckers Jamboree. Wesley, whose uncle is a retired driver, has opened for country stars ...

uShip named Cars.com shipper

| June 09, 2012

Popular website Cars.com has named uShip its exclusive shipping partner and provider. The online transportation marketplace gives Cars.com shoppers an instant shipping quote, as well as access to thousands of customer-reviewed auto-transport companies that competitively ...

E.W. Wylie names 2011 Company Driver of the Year

| June 08, 2012

E.W. Wylie Corporation has named North Dakota-native Kevin Widmer its 2011 Company Driver of the Year. Widmer decided to become a professional driver as a second career. He says he enjoys the ...

Kenworth opens full-service dealership in Reno area

| June 08, 2012

Western Nevada Kenworth has recently opened a 20,000 square-foot full-service dealership in Sparks, Nev. The full-service operation is located on five acres at 8640 Canyon River Dr., just off Exit 23 on U.S. ...

NY, Maine consider hefty toll hikes

Jill Dunn | June 08, 2012

New York is considering a 45 percent increase in commercial tolls. Maine will meet this month about tolls for truck drivers.

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