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Sunglasses to be GATS giveaway

| June 22, 2011

One thousand pairs of sunglasses will be given away at the Minimizer booth during the Great American Truck show in Dallas, Aug. 25-27, the company announced.            A new product will be unveiled at the show, the ...

ABCO to hire new drivers

| June 21, 2011

ABCO Transportation is expanding its office location to Aurora, Colo. and plans to hire 75 new drivers, the carrier announced.  Robert Bowman, the fleet's vice president of operations, said the expansion will provide a better service ...

A knight of the road recalls the royal carpet

| June 17, 2011

Owner-operator Gordon Alkire recalls an era when the knights of the road, he says, were treated like royalty.

Hornady Transportation announces driver pay increase

| June 16, 2011

Hornady Transportation has increased pay for company drivers by 1 cent per mile, the carrier said. The fleet’s Human Resource Director Guy Martonrana says now experienced drivers can earn up to 45 cents a mile. The carrier ...

Angie Banning awarded April 2011 Teacher of the Month

| June 09, 2011

Angie Banning, a teacher at Longmont Estates Elementary in Longmont, Colo., was named Trucker Buddy International’s April 2011 Teacher of the Month. Banning and Steen Gronlund, a driver for Mile High Foods, have volunteered in ...

Pilot Flying J plaza opens, another nearly ready

| June 08, 2011

A travel plaza in Haines City, Fla., opened recently and another in Morgantown, W. Va., will open June 22, Pilot Flying J Travel Centers announced.  A company spokeswoman corrected an earlier announcement that the Morgantown facility had already ...

Con-way re-opens Phoenix orientation site

| June 07, 2011

Con-way Truckload has re-opened its sixth driver orientation site in Phoenix at the Premier Inns, the Joplin, Mo.-based carrier announced. Plans include hiring 30 to 50 experienced professional truck drivers from several Western states, including Arizona, ...

James selected as April Trucker Buddy of the Month

| June 06, 2011

Russ James, a driver for Titan Transfer, has been named Trucker Buddy of the Month for April, nonprofit outreach Trucker Buddy International announced. Kristen Belcher, a third grade teacher at Kaufman Elementary School in Spring, Texas, ...

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