Industry briefs

Baker Truck Corral opens shore power location in Oregon

| August 16, 2011

Baker Truck Corral, off Interstate 84 near Baker City, Ore, has equipped 24 truck parking spaces with electrical service. The stop is the first of 50 that will be outfitted with plug-in and recharging stations ...

Peterbilt dealers support safety program

| August 15, 2011

Dealers in Sioux City, Council Bluffs, Des Moines, Iowa, and Norfolk, Neb., are supporting the “Buckle Up In Your Truck” safety campaign.

Atlas awards scholarships

| August 15, 2011

Three college students are recipients of Atlas World Group’s scholarship program. Ryan Wink, a senior at the University of Southern Indiana, received the Atlas World Group Chairman’s Scholarship, while Maria Smith, a junior at the University ...

Prime driver selected for Endurance Films Racing Team

| August 11, 2011

Siphiwe Baleka, independent contractor at Prime, was one of 11 members selected for Endurance Films' inaugural sponsored triathlon racing team. Endurance Films is the USA Triathlon’s official film production supplier. The team will make its ...

Truck stop app expands

| August 11, 2011

Truck Stop Coupons has been introduced on the Android platform.

ATA sponsors video contest

| August 10, 2011

The American Trucking Associations will sponsor a video contest for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Sept. 11-17. ATA is seeking amateur video submissions from professional truck drivers, driver’s families, shippers, suppliers, allied companies or community members ...

CVOC panel to highlight expert advice

| August 10, 2011

A panel of industry executives will give advice on thriving with change at the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference set for 9 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, preceding the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. Robert Low, president ...

IdleAir opens sites in Texas, Pa.

| August 10, 2011

Shorepower provider IdleAir has opened locations in Shepherd, Texas, and Claysville, Pa. The Claysville, Pa., stop is at exit six off I-70, and the Texas stop is on Highway 59, north of Houston. IdleAir Premium service ...

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