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Peterbilt makes large contribution to United Way

| January 13, 2011

Peterbilt Motors Co. donated $269,814 to the United Way of Denton County’s 2010 fundraising campaign, the Denton, Texas-based truck maker announced in December. The company's employees raised $159,814, and parent company PACCAR contributed an additional $110,000. “Peterbilt ...

| January 11, 2011

PIB TIP: SPEC FOR YOUR APPLICATION. Effort put into careful spec’ing will pay off in any of the four main tire applications: long haul, regional, on/off road and urban. The different applications mean different tire ...

| January 05, 2011

PIB TIP: CHECK TIRE WEAR. Pre- and post-trip inspection of your tires is a great time to check for irregular wear, flat spots and other indications of tire maintenance needs. Since tires are the second ...

| January 05, 2011

Nelson Breaux of Pierre, La., hauls plastic pellets nationwide in a dry bulk tanker with his 2005 Peterbilt 379 shown here. The truck is equipped with a 475-hp Cummins and a 13-speed Eaton. 

Pilot Flying J increases benefits in fuel card program

| January 04, 2011

Drivers who purchase 500 gallons or more in a month will receive a free shower with a seven-day limit, Pilot Flying J announced. The benefits are part of the new Frequent Fueler Advantage program, which started ...

| December 29, 2010

PIB TIP: YOUR IFTA ACCOUNT. You must get your own International Fuel Tax Agreement account to do your own fuel tax reporting, whether you do it yourself or through a third party. You do not ...

| December 29, 2010

Wesley Guest, of Comer, Ga., hauls tombstones from Elberton, Ga., to destinations nationwide with his 1978 Peterbilt 359. Among other customizations, he rebuilt the Cummins engine and sanded the much of the chrome, painting over ...

Tanker starting pay increased

| December 20, 2010

Drivers in Prime Inc.'s tanker division are now eligible to earn 41 cents per mile for starting pay, the Springfield, Mo.-based fleet announced. Tanker driver openings are available in Fort Wayne and Decatur, Ind.; Louisville, Ky.; Columbus, Ohio; Raleigh, N.C.; Chicago; and ...

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