Industry briefs

Pilot opens Canton, Ohio stop

| July 22, 2013

Pilot Flying J has opened a Pilot Travel Center in Canton, Ohio, featuring full amenities for professional drivers. The company is also expanding to offer Flying J diesel fuel in Primm, Nev. Flying J diesel ...

Kansas driver honored

| July 19, 2013

Mark Goforth was recently named Ruan Transportation Management Systems’ 2012 Driver of the Year after being selected from a pool of more than 4,200 professional drivers. Goforth, who operates out of Ruan’s Topeka, Kan., terminal, ...

Love’s has DEF at every location

| July 17, 2013

Love’s Travel Stops now offers DEF at the pump at all 245 of its travel stops across the country, making it the first retailer to do so, it says. Love’s began installing DEF at the ...

Roehl to add TrailerTails

| July 17, 2013

Roehl Transport recently announced it will expand its investment in TrailerTail aerodynamics technology by installing 500 TrailerTails on all new trailers purchased from Wabash National in 2013. The additional TrailerTails will offset the fuel consumption ...

Progressive hosting trucking hero contest

| July 17, 2013

Progressive Insurance recently announced the launch of the second annual Real Life Trucking Hero Contest. From now until September 30, anyone can nominate any trucker by submitting a photo and short essay (up to 500 ...

Idle Smart/OOIDA partnership

| July 17, 2013

OOIDA members to receive rebate on the purchase of the Idle Smart automatic engine start/stop solution for in-cab climate control.

Mobil Delvac, TA giving away aero package

| July 10, 2013

Mobil Delvac has partnered with TravelCenters of America to offer in a sweepstakes giveaway the chance to outfit a driver's truck with aerodynamic technology. Through August 31, customers who use the UltraONE Driver Rewards card ...

Bridgestone, Firestone available at Love’s

| July 10, 2013

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions recently announced that Bridgestone and Firestone commercial truck tires will retail at Love’s Travel Stops. Tires will be sold at the 175 locations with tire care service throughout the U.S. The tires ...

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