Industry briefs

TransForce buys Transport America for $310M

| June 03, 2014

TransForce (No. 8 in the CCJ Top 250) announced June 2 it has entered into an agreement to acquire Transport America for $310 million from Goldner Hawn Johnson & Morrison. Transport America is a dry van ...

Get your 10-cent coffee at Iowa 80 June 4

| June 03, 2014

Iowa 80 Kitchen, the 300-seat full service restaurant in the Iowa 80 Truckstop will be celebrating 50 years in business on June 4, 2014. The restaurant is offering customers an opportunity to order from a special menu insert with 1964 prices.

Pilot Flying J offering double reward points on diesel

| June 03, 2014

Pilot Flying J is offering double rewards points in its MyRewards program to drivers through the end of September for diesel purchases.

Kenworth announces T680 Road Tour

| June 03, 2014

Truck operators will have opportunities to check out the Kenworth T680 Advantage in a three-month road tour announced this week by Kenworth.

Truck Stop Tour inks sponsor

| June 02, 2014

When country recording artist and Truckload Carriers Association Highway Angel spokesperson Lindsay Lawler hits the next stop on her 2014 Highway Angel Truck Stop Tour later this week at the Joplin, Mo., Petro, she will do so with a new official sponsor in Schneider National.

5 tire tips from Love’s before Roadcheck 2014

| June 02, 2014

Love’s Truck Tire Care is offering the tips below on how to keep your wheels and tires in the best possible condition for the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's Roadcheck 2014, taking place this week. “Tires are ...

Rock blasting to cause big delays on I-90 in Washington

| May 27, 2014

The Washington Department of Transportation is warning drivers that closures on Interstate 90 due to rock blasting could add two hours to travel time in the eastbound lanes from mile markers 56 to 61.  The delays ...

TAT, WIT start program to combat human trafficking

| May 22, 2014

Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) and Women in Trucking (WIT) are looking for 25 women drivers to participate in a three-month pilot program handing out lip balm bearing a special message to girls and women who ...

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