Pilot Flying J

Pilot buys Grand Forks, N.D. stop

The recently purchased truck stop at 4401 S. 32nd Ave., in Grand Forks., N.D. will be remodeled by mid-January, Pilot Flying J says of its acquisition. The travel center will feature four fuel islands and eight diesel islands. Drivers will also have access to diesel exhaust fluid and biodiesel at the pump, a CAT scale, laundry services, 10 automated showers and 141 parking spaces for trucks.

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Pilot Flying J iPhone app launched

One customer weekly will be given a $200 gas card for downloading the newly available iPhone app, My Pilot, Pilot Flying J said. An Android platform version of the app is expected to launch as early as January. The apps help users plan trips, compare fuel prices and provides locations to the more than 550 travel plazas in the company’s network. Drivers also can check individual accounts, Frequent Fueler points, shower vouchers, diesel exhaust fluid sites and ...

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Pilot to buy 7 Bosselman stores

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 Bosselman used Pilot’s trademark at several of the locations to be purchased. Pilot plans to add fast food services, diesel exhaust fluid available at the pump, a loyalty program, and enhanced showers and remodeled restrooms at some of the stops. Pilot ...

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Tony Justice among performers Saturday at driver convention

I'm excited about seeing East Tennessee-based B&B Transport driver and songwriter Tony Justice make his driver-event debut Saturday at the Truck Driver Social Media Convention in Tunica, Miss., on Saturday. I've heard him play before, as the vids below are evidence of, but at the show he'll be with a full band of seasoned Nashville players, and it's all leading up to the Nov. 1 release of his "On the Road" album (pictured), long in ...

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Pilot Flying J purchases, remodels Collins, Mo., stop

A recently acquired travel center at Highway 13 South and U.S. Highway 54 near Collins, Mo., is being remodeled and is expected to be finished the end of October, Pilot Flying J announced. The travel center chain recently acquired the truck stop.

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Pilot Flying J to add electrification at 6 truck stops

Shorepower Technologies will install power pedestals in Bakersfield, Dunnigan, Lebec, Lodi and Weed in California, and in Dallas.

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Pilot opens in Collins, Mo.

The travel center is located at Highway 13 South and U.S. 54 in St. Clair County.

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Transflo Express services available

Transflo Express scanning is now available at three Pilot Flying J truck stops along Interstate 95 between Maryland and South Carolina, service provider Pegasus TransTech announced. All named Patriot Farms Flying J, the stops are at exit 109A in Elkton, Md.; exit 104 in Ruther Glen, Va.; and exit 169 in Florence, S.C.

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Pilot Flying J to increase DEF network

Pilot Flying J travel centers are expanding their number of Diesel Exhaust Fluid pump stations. The travel stops now offer 600 fuel lanes at 135 locations, and by May 1, 2012, expect to have 1800 fuel lanes operating at 300 sites. The fuel lanes allow drivers to swipe their card once and pay one transaction for both fuel and DEF, which are on one pump. Visit Pilot Flying J’s website to find pump locations.

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Pilot makes donation to TCA

Pilot Flying J gave the Truckload Carriers Association a $10,000 donation to assist the organization with its trucking image campaign.

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