Virginia

Utility expands Virginia plant

| September 19, 2012

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company is expanding its reefer manufacturing plant located in Marion, Va.

New Love’s in Virginia

| September 14, 2012

Love’s Travel Stops opened a new location in South Hill, Va., at Interstate 85, Exit 15.

Our favorite agency: Guess who’s on Facebook…

| August 21, 2012

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's new Facebook page could be a great venue for drivers to get their viewpoints heard by the general public. Also: detail on an upcoming public meeting of the Motor ...

Utility receives safety award

| June 11, 2012

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company has received the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association Annual Safety Award for its Marion, Va., manufacturing plant. Utility’s Marion plant manufactures 3000R refrigerated trailers. The plant has been honored with the “Category A” ...

Three states join tolling program

Truckers News Staff | April 01, 2012

FYI: TRUCKING NEWS IN BRIEF/The Federal Highway Administration on Feb. 17 named North Carolina as the last of three states to participate in a program with authority to charge tolls on interstates.

Breaker-breaker: Thursday Channel 19 news round-up

| July 28, 2011

Tonight on American Trucker on the Speed Channel: You The third episode of the second season of the American Trucker documentary show on the Speed Channel is called, simply, "Independent." It will explore, well, guess ...

Utility plant back in action after Va. tornado

| May 16, 2011

You'll no doubt recall the Petro Stopping Centers location in Glade Spring, Va., that was hit by a tornado during the big outbreak back in late April. (Find information about it in my post from ...

Custom Volvo Class 8 VHD pickup makes splash

| December 09, 2010

Volvo Trucks is offering customers the experience of a lifetime at the company's New River Valley manufacturing plant in Dublin, Va., a little more interesting with the addition of a severe service model VHD built in modified ...

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