Industry briefs

Goodyear boosts tire availability

| June 21, 2013

Steer, drive and trailer tires in the tire manufacturer's Fuel Max line will be available at TA and Petro locations in July 2013.

12L CNG T660 in service

| June 21, 2013

AMP Americas, a CNG fueling company, recently put its first 12-liter Kenworth T660 truck on the road. The truck is the first of 42 new T660 trucks that will upgrade one of the largest CNG ...

Citizen Driver award launched

| June 21, 2013

TA Petro's new award program recognizes exemplary professional drivers.

Patriotic Freightliner goes to Schneider

| June 19, 2013

Schneider National was recently selected by Freightliner to receive the 11th edition Ride of Pride truck, which is designed to be rolling tributes to members of the United States military past and present. The tractor ...

Love’s opens new Texas location

| June 19, 2013

Love’s Travel Stops announced this week it opened a new stop in Deer Park, Texas, at Highway 225 and Independence Parkway. The location features 70 truck parking spaces, McDonald’s and Chester’s Chicken restaurants, and a tire ...

Old Dominion raises rates

| June 17, 2013

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., recently announced a modest increase to its base rates, to be effective July 1. The exact increase may differ for customers based on a number of variables, including lanes utilized ...

Severe congestion, delays expected on NJ’s Route 22

| June 12, 2013

The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission will start a major rehabilitation project on the Easton-Phillipsburg Toll Bridge, which carries U.S. Route 22 across the Delaware River between Easton, Pa. and Phillipsburg, N.J., on Monday, ...

Women in Trucking goes to the White House

| June 12, 2013

The Women in Trucking Association president and CEO, Ellen Voie, attended the 50th anniversary celebration of the Equal Pay Act, signed by President John Kennedy in 1963, in the East Wing of the White House ...

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