Industry briefs

Mack donates Granite to live auction benefitting EREF

| April 29, 2014

Mack Trucks donated a new Mack GraniteAxle Forward model to the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) live auction taking place April 30 at WasteExpo 2014. Proceeds from the live auction will fund EREF’s research ...

Pilot Flying J adds six new stops

| April 24, 2014

Pilot Flying J added six additional locations across the country in the first quarter of the year.  The six locations include: ·      Bainsville, ON – 6115 4th Line Rd, Hwy 401, exit 825. Five diesel lanes. ·      Cardinal, ...

TA, Petro offering free WiFi

| April 23, 2014

TravelCenters of America, operator of TA and Petro truck stops, now offers free  WiFi in the restaurant dining rooms of 39 TA and Petro locations. Courtesy WiFi is intended for light Web use during a two-hour ...

Chris Janson to play Iowa 80 show

| April 21, 2014

Country singer Chris Janson will perform at the 35th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree at Iowa 80 Truckstop on Thursday, July 10, at 7 p.m. The concert is sponsored by CAT Scale.     Janson is an ...

FDOT’S 511 traffic info on Twitter

| April 21, 2014

The Florida Department of Transportation’s toll-free traffic service, 511 Traveler Information System, is designed to keep people and goods moving safely through Florida. The service provides traffic information to drivers.   There ...

DriveAtlas offering $5k sign-on bonus for owner-ops

| April 21, 2014

DriveAtlas says it is hiring 200 new owner operators by year’s end. This hiring comes in response to a increases in shipment volume and household moving contracts, freight transportation and logistics services throughout 2014. In ...

Bridgestone releases Tire Advisor app

| April 17, 2014

Bridgestone introduced a mobile app designed to help fleets and dealers quickly access and compare information about Bridgestone brands. Called Tire Advisor, the app is a one-stop resource connecting users to a catalog offering multiple ...

Chevron announces Feb.’s million milers

| April 17, 2014

Chevron, maker of the Delo brand of engine oils, inducted eight drivers into the Chevron Delo sponsored Red Eye Radio Million Mile Club in February 2014.

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