Industry briefs

Mack announces incentives for OOIDA members

| October 23, 2014

Mack is offering special incentives to members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association who buy a Mack truck from participating dealers between Oct.22 and Dec. 31, the truck and engine maker announced Oct. 23.

K&B boosts sign-on bonus for new hires

| October 22, 2014

K&B Transportation announced that it has boosted its sign-on bonus for newly hired drivers, who now will receive $400 in orientation pay, $500 on their Nov. 21 paycheck prior to Thanksgiving and another $500 on ...

Cummins develops iPhone, iPad service app

| October 21, 2014

Cummins announced this week it has released a new app for Apple iOS devices. Dubbed QuickServe Online, it offers users easy, mobile access to Cummins’ parts options, parts catalogs and engine dataplate info for 15 ...

Love’s raises nearly $2M to Children’s Miracle Network

| October 16, 2014

Love’s announced this week that it raised $1.86 million from customers donations for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The money was donated during the company’s annual five-week drive that ended Sept. 30. In the last 16 ...

I-215 nighttime closures in CA

| October 16, 2014

Nighttime closures of Interstate 215 in Southern California are slated to run Oct. 20-Nov. 6. for construction at the Devore Rd. exit.

Love’s Fla. location to be fuel and go only Oct. 16-19

| October 15, 2014

Due to a motorcycle show taking place in the Daytona Beach and Ormond Beach, Fla., Oct. 16-19, the Love’s Travel Stops location in Ormond Beach will be fuel and go only those days. Long-term parking will not be available, Love’s said in an announcement today.

Grant allows AZ to teach public about sharing road with trucks

| October 15, 2014

The Arizona Transportation Education Foundation says it has received a $24,000 grant from its states Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to allow it to wrap a trailer with educational materials teaching motorists about safely sharing the road with trucks.

What does your truck’s color say about you?

| October 15, 2014

The American Independent Truckers' Association (AITA) has launched an online quiz that offers insight on what choice of vehicle color could reflect in the owner's personality.

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