Industry briefs

Grant allows AZ to teach public about sharing road with trucks

| October 15, 2014

The Arizona Transportation Education Foundation says it has received a $24,000 grant from its states Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to allow it to wrap a trailer with educational materials teaching motorists about safely sharing the road with trucks.

What does your truck’s color say about you?

| October 15, 2014

The American Independent Truckers' Association (AITA) has launched an online quiz that offers insight on what choice of vehicle color could reflect in the owner's personality.

New Million Mile Club members

| October 13, 2014

The club, established in 1992 and sponsored by Chevron Delo, honors truck drivers in the U.S. and Canada with one million miles of accident-free driving.

New Pilot in Chillicothe, Ohio

| October 13, 2014

Pilot Flying J opened a Pilot Travel Center in Chillicothe, Ohio, featuring full amenities for professional drivers traveling U.S. 23, 35 and 50.

Iowa 80: ‘Coolest’ truck stop

| October 10, 2014

The "World's Largest Truckstop" -- Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa -- was recently lauded by Truckdriving Biz as one of the "coolest" truck stops, the company says. “This is a neat honor, especially in the ...

TV truck-stop comedy in works

| October 10, 2014

"The next big TV hit could well be a comedy set in, of all places, a truck stop in Kansas." So writes TruckersNews.com editor David Hollis in the story at this link, following news from ...

Schneider raising van pay

| October 09, 2014

Schneider National announced it increased pay for its Van Truckload division drivers by between 8 and 13 percent in mileage and bonuses.

mDrive AMT standard on Pinnacle

| October 08, 2014

Driving new adjustments to standard equipment at Mack Trucks is a "surge in market acceptance of automated manual transmissions."

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