Industry briefs

Yokohama increases tire prices

| September 12, 2011

Effective Oct. 1, Yokohama will increase its light and medium commercial truck tire prices by up to 8 percent, the manufacturer says. The tire maker says there will also be in-line adjustments that will be announced ...

Truck Centers to give away GPS

| September 12, 2011

Drivers can win a Rand McNally IntelliRoute TND 500 Model Trucker GPS from Truck Centers, Inc. during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 11-18. Participants can enter at Truck Center dealers, a Daimler Truck of North ...

X One tires add value to used trucks

| September 07, 2011

Michelin’s X One wide single truck tires add $1,250 of value to a used truck, according to Truck Blue Book. The tires are recognized to be fuel efficient with 4- to 10-percent fuel savings and ...

Transflo Express services available

| September 07, 2011

Transflo Express scanning is now available at three Pilot Flying J truck stops along Interstate 95 between Maryland and South Carolina, service provider Pegasus TransTech announced. All named Patriot Farms Flying J, the stops are at ...

Anderson wins safety award

| September 07, 2011

Anderson Trucking Service won Great West Risk Management’s 2010 Platinum Award for Safety and Operational Excellence. The insurer’s award is based on loss results, prompt and fair claims settlement practices, timely reporting of claims, innovative ...

FleetPride sweepstakes winners get pickup, shopping sprees

| September 02, 2011

David Holley and Mark Holley won a Ford F-150 SuperCab in FleetPride Inc.’s “Get Your Brake On” sweepstakes, the aftermarket truck and trailer parts distributor announced. The winners are president and vice president of Superior ...

Kentucky Trailer has grand opening of paint, decale division

| September 01, 2011

A paint and decale division of Kentucky Trailer is having its grand opening in a new 80,000-square-foot building, the Louisville, Ky.-based trailer maker announced. The facility for the new division, Kentucky Trailer Paint & Reconditioning, is ...

New fuel card program offered

| September 01, 2011

Wright Express launches OTR PRO fuel card.

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