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RWI increases driver pay

RWI Transportation will up driver pay 2 cents per loaded mile with a 1-cent safety bonus included in the total increase. Qualification for the safety payment is based on all dispatched loaded miles on completed trips within a calendar month.  The increase will be paid out on a monthly basis. Visit RWI Transportation for details.

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RWI increases driver pay

RWI Transportation will up driver pay 2 cents per loaded mile with a 1-cent safety bonus included in the total increase.

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Kenworth dealership opens in Casper, Wyo.

A new, 27,000-square-foot dealership is now open in Casper, Wyo. off Interstate 25 at exit 191, Motor Power Kenworth announced. The dealership features eight full-service bays, including one for express lube services, a 5-ton overhead crane, mobile truck lift system and a new original equipment manufacturer diagnostic and repair tool. The parts showroom is complemented with a parts warehouse. The site also offers parts delivery service and a drivers’ lounge with reclining leather chairs and 50-inch TV. A ...

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Meritor tire inflation system ups infuel economy

Use of Meritor’s tire inflation system can improve infuel economy up to 1.4 percent, the Troy, Mich.-based truck parts maker said. Developed by Pressure Systems International, the tire inflation system was tested by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s research division. Gordon Food Service, based in Grand Rapids, Mich., and Sheetz Inc., based in Altoona, Pa., participated in the tests. The tire inflation system is a “simple design that can be installed on any type of trailer,” ...

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Tire inflation system improves fuel economy

Use of Meritor’s tire inflation system can improve infuel economy up to 1.4 percent, the Troy, Mich.-based truck parts maker said.

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Driver turnover decreases slightly in fourth quarter

After a year of quarterly increases, the turnover rate for truck drivers at large truckload fleets dipped one percentage point to an annualized rate of 88 percent.

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Federal freight index saw small gain in February

The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 0.5 percent in February, according to DOT numbers.

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New Excargo terminal in Texas

Excargo Services Inc. announced the opening of its new container terminal at 601 Foreman Road at Williams Drive in Orange, Texas.

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Half of Love’s offer DEF in bulk

Love’s Travel Stops now has bulk diesel exhaust fluid at more than half of its locations.

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Diesel specialists support initiatives for greener diesels

The Association of Diesel Specialists released a statement in support of clean-burning diesel engines.

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