Industry briefs

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."

Prime orders 2,500 Utility reefers

| October 07, 2014

Purchased from Utility Trailer Sales of the Ozarks, the 2,500 Utility 3000R reefer trailers add to a total of 5,000 trailers purchased from the dealership and mark the largest single order in Utility's history.

Con-way Freight enhances pay package

| October 03, 2014

Con-way Freight, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based less-than-truckload company, this week announced it was increasing its pay rates to be competitive for each of its geographic markets and also reducing the time it takes for drivers ...

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