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Epes drivers tie in referral contest

| December 29, 2011

Epes Transport System driver Eric Betts won a new Chevrolet Silverado, and Tim Britt and Donald Washburn won $5,000 for having the most referrals in a carrier-wide contest, the Greensboro, N.C.-based carrier announced. After the drivers ...

Trucker wins flat-screen TV in Christmas promo

| December 29, 2011

Veteran trucker Ron Phares won a flat-screen TV, DVD player and power converter for his Freightliner Cascadia as a grand prize package in a promotion named the 12 Days of Christmas, said Troy, Ill.-based Truck ...

Freightliner Trucks launches newly redesigned website

| December 13, 2011

A newly redesigned website features new product support and navigation tools, Portland, Ore.-based Freightliner Trucks announced. The website showcases the truck maker's on-highway, medium duty, severe duty and alternative power solutions, features an extensive library of ...

Pilot Flying J opens new stop in Iowa

| December 12, 2011

Osceola, Iowa, is home to a new Pilot Flying J travel center at 2010 West Clay St. at Exit 34 off Interstate 35. The 5,500-square-foot center hosts four fuel islands and seven diesel islands, ...

G&P to deliver wreaths for outreach

| December 09, 2011

Gaston, S.C.-based G&P Trucking Co. will deliver wreaths to veterans’ graves as part of the national Wreaths Across America outreach. G&P driver Danny Burgess, a Navy veteran, will transport the wreaths in South Carolina cemeteries for ...

Ruling bans handheld phones for truckers Jan. 3

Jill Dunn | December 02, 2011

A ruling was issued Wednesday banning commercial truckers from using handheld phones while driving.

Pilot Flying J stop set for Dec. 5 opening in Gilman, Ill.

| December 02, 2011

A travel plaza will open Monday, Dec. 5, on Interstate 57, exit 283, in Gilman, Ill., Pilot Flying J announced. The stop features six fuel islands, eight diesel islands, a Denny's restaurant, an ATM, Western Union ...

Travel stop app upgrade available

| November 30, 2011

Free upgrades and new features are now available on Love's Connect travel app for iPhone, Android and Blackberry smartphones, Oklahoma City, Okla.-based Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores said. New features on the app include dispatch ...

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