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Love’s adds nine tire centers

| November 03, 2011

Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores recently added nine truck tire care centers to its existing locations, the travel center says. The new tire centers are in Richmond, Ky.; Oak Creek, Wis.; DeMotte, Ind.; Skippers, Va.; ...

TCA to start health program

| November 01, 2011

The Truckload Carriers Association is taking applications for Trucking’s Weight Loss Showdown, a 10-week competition to start Jan. 24, 2012. Carriers who plan to apply must enter six drivers and six office staff members and complete ...

Pilot to buy 7 Bosselman stores

| November 01, 2011

Pilot Flying J will purchase seven Bosselman travel centers in Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota and Nebraska, the travel plaza franchises announced. The acquisition comes from a 2004 agreement between the two travel center chains in which ...

Michelin announces tire contest

| November 01, 2011

Drivers using Michelin X One fuel efficient tires can register to win X One products in the tire maker’s contest, “Riding on MICHELIN® X One® Tires? Win X One Stuff!” The contest will run during November, ...

Pulse

Max Heine | November 01, 2011

Any eligible business cost made in 2011 reduces your taxable income dollar for dollar.

Carriers win Volvo safety awards

| October 18, 2011

Two carriers won Volvo’s 2011 Trucks Safety awards. Roehl Transport, Inc. based in Marshfield, Wis., won the honor for the fleet with more than 20 million annual operating miles, and Stagecoach Cartage and Distribution, based ...

Equinox offers roadside assistance

| October 17, 2011

Truckers can now access roadside assistance services through Equinox Owner-Operator Solutions for a flat rate of $299 per year or $99 down and 99 cents per day for 11 months. The service is offered as ...

Volvo backs America’s Road Team

| October 17, 2011

The Volvo VN 780 donated in January will continue to be used for the American Trucking Associations’ America’s Road Team highway safety campaign, the truck maker announced. The tractor features Volvo Enhanced Stability Technology by Bendix ...

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