Industry briefs

Schneider drops tractor prices

| July 23, 2013

Schneider National Inc. announced a reduction in price on more than 450 tractors available to owner-operators, small and medium fleets, farmers, oil field operators and dealers/exporters.

House passes Highway 41 bill

| July 22, 2013

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill introduced by Reps.Tom Petri (R-WI) and Reid Ribble (R-WI), to ensure that trucks currently using Highway 41 in Wisconsin will continue to be able to operate ...

Love’s 300th store opens in TN

| July 22, 2013

Love’s Travel Stops' 300th store  in Lenoir City, Tenn., opening July 23. Love’s is holding a grand-opening event for its customers and the community, which will include appearances by FrontRow Motorsports NASCAR drivers No. 38 ...

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 ...

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