Industry briefs

Surety bond program now available

| March 04, 2011

Surety bonds are being offered as part of the ITS Financial Services Diamond Broker program.

Tire prices to increase April 1

| March 03, 2011

The price of all light and medium commercial truck tires will increase an average of 8 percent in the United States effective April 1, Yokohama Tire Corp. announced. The Fullerton, Calif.-based tire maker says that ...

IdleAir offering free service Tuesdays in March

| March 02, 2011

Free service from electric shore power provider IdleAir will be available at nine locations every Tuesday in March, the company announced

Marten to increase driver pay

| March 01, 2011

Marten Transport announced a driver pay increase of up to 4 cents per mile starting April 1.

Wingfoot opens new care center

| March 01, 2011

A truck care center has opened at Exit 6 along Interstate 95 at the Flying J in Kenly, N.C., Wingfoot Commercial Tire announced.

Retiree donates new Kenworth truck

| March 01, 2011

Man bought a new Kenworth T660 and donated it to the Lions Club in Washington State.

Iowa80 releases new catalog

| February 28, 2011

A new catalog featuring 450 new items is available, said truck accessory provider Iowa80.com of the Walcott, Iowa-based Iowa 80 Group.

June 5 antique truck show slated

| February 25, 2011

The 21st annual Antique Truck Show will be June 5, 2011, at the Automatic Switch Company in Florham Park, N.J., the local chapter of the American Truck Historical Society announced.

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