Industry briefs

Custom Cascadia takes Ride of Pride

| May 27, 2011

For the ninth consecutive year, employees at the Freightliner plant in Cleveland, N.C., have customized a Freightliner Cascadia to make a 400-mile ride to Washington, D.C., for Memorial Day.

Love’s donates to Boys & Girls Club

| May 27, 2011

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores has donated $2,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Robertson County, Texas. The gift is part of the company's commitment to the people and communities and which it ...

Decorated Volvos to ride for Memorial Day

| May 27, 2011

Two Volvo trucks, a commemoratively-wrapped VNL 760 and an patriotically-adorned VHD pickup, will ride to Washington, D.C., for Memorial Day.

Love’s helps with storm relief

| May 27, 2011

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores donated $150,000 to local chapters of the United Way to help tornado victims in Joplin, Mo., and Oklahoma in relief efforts. The donation will be directed toward two United Way ...

Wilson Trucking receives noteworthy Volvo

| May 26, 2011

Wilson Trucking received keys to a new Volvo VNL 300, the 500,000th Volvo truck assembled in the United States.

Prime expands on-site medical facility for drivers

| May 24, 2011

The carrier now has a full-service medical facility at its terminal in Springfield.

Donner named March Trucker Buddy

| May 17, 2011

Walmart driver Duane Donner is the Trucker Buddy of the Month for March 2011, nonprofit Trucker Buddy International announced. Laura Schmidt, a teacher at Douglas Middle School in South Dakota, nominated Donner for Trucker Buddy of ...

Ox Bodies donates to tornado relief

| May 17, 2011

Dump body manufacturer Ox Bodies, based in Fayette, Ala., has donated mesh and vinyl tarps valued at $20,000 for tornado relief efforts in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Helping out is part of being a member of a community, ...

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