Pilot

Two more class action suits filed against Pilot Flying J

Pilot Flying J has now been sued for a second and third time in response to federal allegations that it defrauded carriers out of tens of millions of dollars in a rebate withholding scheme over nearly a decade-long period.

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Investigation focused on ‘very narrow’ portion of Pilot business, CEO says

Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam said in a statement today that 99 percent of Pilot customers are not "in the scope of this inquiry."

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Pilot Flying J investigation centers on rebate program, PFJ sends note to drivers

The investigation and lockdown of its headquarters apparently "revolve around the application of rebates to a small group of Piilot Flying J trucking company customers," Pilot says.

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Drivers weigh in on roadside favorites, issues in survey

Drivers offered their opinions on the best truck stops, best restaurants, most unique hauls, their favorite foods and difficulties on the road.

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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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Missouri urges truckers to bypass Joplin

Fuel is not available at I-44 exit 11 and other truck services are unavailable in the Joplin area.

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Driver rides out Joplin tornado at Flying J

You've probably seen the pictures from the horrific tornado that rammed through Joplin, Mo., hitting the Pilot Flying J off I-44 at U.S. 71 yesterday. Ozark Mountain Leasing driver Todd Arnold, who lives far northeast in Maine, just weeks after missing the Glade Spring, Va., tornado that devastated the Petro Stopping Centers location there by three hours, was sitting in the Joplin Flying J's restaurant with his wife, Jamie, just as the storm was bearing ...

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Pilot offers ConocoPhillips lube

ConocoPhillips lubers are now available at Pilot Flying J locations.

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Truckstops = Coffeehouses with copious rig parking?

A new index tracking sales of goods and services at highway truckstops, the McLane-NATSO quarterly index, recently tracked an interesting rise in the sale of hot beverages like coffees, cappucinos and teas at truckstops. That category of sales jumped 34 percent in 2010 compared to the previous year, suggesting to me at least a little more than freight picking up. Turns out NATSO thinks so, too -- in some sense, anyway. "Truckstops ... are continuously diversifying ...

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IdleAir offering free service Tuesdays in March

Free service from electric shore power provider IdleAir will be available at nine locations every Tuesday in March, the company announced

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