Industry briefs

Trucker Path app giving away $5k in prizes

| March 03, 2015

Trucker Path, a smartphone app launched last year that provides truck drivers location-based services such as mapping and nearby truck stops, weigh stations and rest areas, announced this week it is giving away $5,000 in prizes, including an iPad.

Extended Kenworth warranties available

| February 25, 2015

A 3-year/300,000-mile basic vehicle extended warranty is available for U.S. customers who purchase new Kenworth Class 8 factory trucks financed through Paccar Financial. Also, a 2-year/200,000-mile basic vehicle extended warranty is available for new Class ...

Webasto’s SmarTemp control available on Cascadias

| February 25, 2015

Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America announced that Freightliner Cascadia and Cascadia Evolution trucks can be spec’d equipped with Webasto’s digital SmarTemp Control, designed to work exclusively with the company’s Air Top 2000 ST bunk ...

Mac to feature truckers’ health program at MATS

| February 25, 2015

Mac Trailer announced it will help sponsor the Walk A Mile America Foundation’s new program, Truck Drivers Health.org. Barry Pawelek, the foundation’s founder, will discuss his experiences as a retired truck driver at the Mid-America ...

Dayton Freight Lines recognized by Navistar

| February 25, 2015

Dayton Freight Lines announced its selection as a recipient of Navistar’s Diamond Supplier Award. The Dayton, Ohio-based regional less-than-truckload company was one of 26 top-performing suppliers recognized by Navistar out of more than 1,200 worldwide ...

TCA commits to hiring 50k military vets

| February 24, 2015

The Truckload Carriers Association, in partnership with Hiring Our Heroes and FASTPORT, has announced a commitment on behalf of its 700 member companies to hire 50,000 veterans and military spouses into the trucking industry over the next four years.

DumpTruckLoads.com board launches

| February 20, 2015

A new construction industry start-up from Pennsylvania has launched a dump-truck-specific load board as an online service, accessible from both desktop and mobile browsers, that enables members to find trucks or loads. Dump truck owners can receive real-time ...

I-94E in Detroit: Two right lanes to close Fri.-Mon.

| February 19, 2015

Road crews will take to I-94 at in Detroit, closing two lanes at milemarker 212 for road work Friday-Monday.

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