Industry briefs

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.

New Million Mile Club members

| October 13, 2014

The club, established in 1992 and sponsored by Chevron Delo, honors truck drivers in the U.S. and Canada with one million miles of accident-free driving.

New Pilot in Chillicothe, Ohio

| October 13, 2014

Pilot Flying J opened a Pilot Travel Center in Chillicothe, Ohio, featuring full amenities for professional drivers traveling U.S. 23, 35 and 50.

Iowa 80: ‘Coolest’ truck stop

| October 10, 2014

The "World's Largest Truckstop" -- Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa -- was recently lauded by Truckdriving Biz as one of the "coolest" truck stops, the company says. “This is a neat honor, especially in the ...

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