Industry briefs

Trucker Buddy David Kuklewicz is ‘the whole package’

| January 25, 2012

David Kuklewicz has been named Trucker Buddy International’s Trucker Buddy of the Month for October 2011.  The trucker was nominated by Deborah Jagow Wynes, the special education teacher he has worked with at Barker Junior/Senior ...

Pet rescue to host fundraiser

| January 25, 2012

Operation Roger Truckers Pet Transportation, of Joshua, Texas, will host its fifth annual auction at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 24th, in the Papa John’s parking lot following the Mid America Truck Show in Louisville, Ky. Operation ...

Kenworth opens facility in Indiana

| January 19, 2012

Kenworth of Fremont facility is located near intersection of Interstate 69 and the Indiana East-West Toll Road.

Fox Sports to re-air truck episode

Overdrive staff | January 19, 2012

Big rig innovators will be featured on the Fox Sports Network Motorhead Garage TV show at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 29 and at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 31. The episode with hosts Sam Memmolo and Dave Bowman ...

Kenworth expands northeastern Indiana service

| January 18, 2012

A full-service Kenworth dealership has opened in Fremont, Ind., at 7267 North Baker St. The 12,800-square-foot facility is near the intersection of Interstate 69 and Interstates 80 and 90, which serve as Indiana East-West toll ...

Drivers get pay increase

| January 18, 2012

Driver pay increases are effective immediately, Omaha, Neb.-based Hill Brothers Transportation, Inc. announced. Company drivers will receive 2-cent raise per mile to base pay, which equals up to 41 cents per mile with bonuses. Company team ...

Power pedestals open along I-5

| January 17, 2012

Shorepower Technologies and Cascade Sierra Solutions are opening power pedestals at six truckstops and travel centers along the Interstate 5 corridor. Some have already opened, and the rest will begin offering the service later this year. ...

Free concert set for Saturday

| January 17, 2012

Terry Wooley will headline a free concert from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Midway Truck Stop, exit 121, off Interstate 70 near Columbia, Mo. Wooley will be on hand to ...

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