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| June 22, 2010

Timothy Wallace of Russelville, Ky., hauls aluminum and steel in this 1999 Sterling Silverstar. The truck is powered by a 470-hp Detroit Diesel and a 10-speed transmission.

Avery farm truck turns 100

| June 21, 2010

The 1910 Avery farm truck’s centennial will be honored at 2:30 p.m. July 9 at the Iowa 80 Trucking Museum. The so-called birthday party for the truck coincides with the Walcott Truckers Jamboree that weekend in Walcott, ...

Crete wins Owens Corning award

| June 18, 2010

Crete Carrier Corp. has won the Enterprise Carrier of the Year Award from Owens Corning. This is the third consecutive year that the Lincoln, Neb.-based fleet was won the prize, said Crete spokesman Andy Brabec. The ...

Mack to give Macungie plant tours at antique truck show

| June 17, 2010

Tours of the Mack truck assembly plant June 19 in Macungie, Pa., will be part of an antique truck show set for this weekend, June 18-20, at Macungie Memorial Park. The Macungie Assembly Operations plant will ...

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 ...

Computer cradle

| June 16, 2010

The Notepad V features flanged side clips, keyed lock chassis, gusseted rear support brackets and a level clamping surface to keep laptops safe during rough rides, the company says. The cradle is adjustable to fit ...

Composite air fittings

| June 16, 2010

The push-to-connect composite air fittings are available in union, tee and elbow configurations and are sized to fit dimensions standard in the trucking industry. The company says the fittings are 24 percent to 33 percent ...

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 ...

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