Averitt wins awards from retailer

| June 16, 2010

Cookeville, Tenn.-based Averitt Express recently won Dollar General's 2009 awards for LTL Carrier of the Year and Carrier Partner of the Year. The retailer, whose headquarters are in Goodlettsville, Tenn., makes the less-than-truckload award based on a fleet's ...

Kenly 95 to join Petro Centers

| June 16, 2010

The Kenly 95 Truckstop in Kenly, N.C., will become a Petro Stopping Center July 1, the facility’s general manager Ernie Brame announced. Near I-95 at Exit 106, the Kenly 95 Truckstop has been renamed the Kenly ...

Bill would strengthen freight broker oversight

Jill Dunn | June 16, 2010

The bill increases bond to $100,000 and applies the bonding requirement to freight forwarders.

‘Jazzy’ runs final cross-country leg to Times Square

| June 15, 2010

Jasmine Jordan logged more than 3,150 miles from near Los Angeles to New York City.

Brake maker earns distinction

| June 15, 2010

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC has been named to a group of suppliers that produce defects in fewer than 50 parts per million, Paccar announced. The Elyria, Ohio-based brake maker, which supplies air foundation brakes to Paccar, ...

Ice grip

| June 15, 2010

The epoxy-based coating is designed to prevent chunks of ice from sliding off of the trailer and hitting cars behind it, the company says.

Agency to analyze impact of heavy truck emissions

| June 14, 2010

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced plans to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for more fuel-efficient trucks.

'Widow Maker’ leads at SuperRigs

Jill Dunn | June 14, 2010

Todd Roccapriore won Best in Show and other honors with his custom-built 2004 Peterbilt 379.

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