Industry briefs

Crete raises starting driver pay

| April 28, 2011

New drivers can earn from 41 cents to 44 cents a mile depending on experience.

Atlas Van Lines honors drivers

| April 25, 2011

Nearly 3,000 van operators will participate in events this week as part of Atlas Van Lines’ BRAVO (Boosting Recognition of Atlas Van Operators) program.

Eilen named NAST champ

| April 25, 2011

Jonathan Eilen was named the winner of the National Association of Show Trucks Truck-Lite Trophy Series.

Getloaded reports higher traffic

| April 25, 2011

Traffic was up 42 percent from February to March.

Getloaded reports higher traffic

| April 25, 2011

Traffic was up 42 percent from February to March.

ATD names KW T700 Commercial Truck of Year

| April 21, 2011

The Kenworth T700 with the Paccar MX engine is the 2011 Heavy Duty Commercial Truck of the Year, the American Truck Dealers announced.

PGT driver wins new F-150

| April 21, 2011

Raymond Virden, a Lisbon, Ohio, resident, received a 2011 Ford F-150 pickup from PGT Trucking as winner of the company’s Shift Gears and Win contest.

U.S. Xpress teams on military project

| April 20, 2011

During April and May, U.S. Xpress will donate five dollars for every experienced qualified driver who applies online to U.S. Xpress

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