Industry briefs

‘Trucks are for girls!’

| July 28, 2014

In an effort to engage young women in the trucking industry, the Women in Trucking Association has teamed up with the Girl Scouts of the Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana region.

Maverick builds multi-million driver training facility

| July 28, 2014

Maverick Transportation last week, unveiled a new 13,000-sq.-ft. driver training facility that has multiple classrooms and five training bays.  The North Little Rock, Ark.-based company invested $4 million into the facility, which is capable of housing ...

Kinedyne names MATS sweepstakes winners

| July 17, 2014

Cargo securement product maker Kinedyne announced this week the five winners from its Mid-America Trucking Show contest for $1,000 shopping sprees for Kinedyne products.  Attendees registered at the show. The winners are:  David Brown – D&M Enterprises John ...

Hotels4Truckers.com updated

| July 16, 2014

Company head and former driver Daniel Fuller reports the Hotels4Truckers.com update Overdrive reported on in this story is now live. With the update, the website, offering discounts to drivers on hotel booking as well as verified ...

Murdered trucker’s family engages with drivers

| July 15, 2014

David Clark will be among guests on the Truth About Trucking Live online radio program at 6 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 15.

PrePass: 475k trucks using service

| July 08, 2014

PrePass weigh station bypass service announced July 8 that its participation in May reached 475,000, a record-high for the company.  PrePass has 304 opreation sites in 31 states and is the largest truck safety pre-clearance system ...

BigRigBuilder offers virtual 3D truck builder

| July 08, 2014

BigRigBuilder.com recently announced the launch of its virtual entertainment website built for American truck operators that allows them to "build their dream semi and compete in a virtual truck show" for gear they can install on their actual trucks.

Chevron honors million milers

| July 08, 2014

Chevron Delo inducted eight new drivers into its Million Mile Club in May. The Million Mile Club, sponsored by Red Eye Radio, recognizes truck drivers who have driven one million accident-free miles.

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