Industry briefs

Inland adds full service

| July 10, 2013

Inland Truck Parts has moved to a bigger, brand-new facility in North Platte, Neb., and is now offering full-service truck maintenance and repairs. The facility is 26,000 square feet and hosts a full drive-in service ...

Bridgestone unveils new Ecopia

| July 09, 2013

Bridgestone has developed the a new drive radial, the M760 Ecopia, that is EPA SmartWay verified and CARB compliant.

OOIDA show giving away 32-in. TV

| July 01, 2013

The Heart of America trucking show will be held at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., hosted by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association on Oct. 18-19. The show will celebrate OOIDA’s 40th anniversary. A 32-inch ...

Driver Bob Cravens honored in April

| July 01, 2013

Trucker Buddy International has named Bob Cravens, a Wal-Mart driver, the April Trucker Buddy of the Month after his nomination by Pat De Long, a third grade teacher at Libery Elementary School in Rocky Ford, ...

Driver responds to crash in snow

| July 01, 2013

TCA recently named Donald Mackin, of West Bridgewater, Mass., a Highway Angel. Mackin, a driver for ABF Freight System, Inc. in Fort Smith, Ark., responded to an accident during a nasty snowstorm. On Jan. 28, ...

New Love’s in Lenoir City, Tenn.

| June 27, 2013

Love’s Travel Stops opened a new stop in Lenoir City, Tenn. on Interstate 40 at Exit 364 on June 27.

Penske Truck Leasing orders 100 CNG tractors

| June 26, 2013

Penske Truck Leasing recently announced its order of 100 CNG Freightliner Cascadia tractors equipped with 12-liter Cummins engines. The tractors will be used by Penske’s full-service truck leasing customers at locations across the U.S. The ...

PC*Miler software gets update

| June 26, 2013

ALK Technologies recently released the latest version of its PC*Miler truck routing, mileage and mapping software. The software is used by some electronic logging devices. PC*Miler 27 features include a completely redesigned user interface for ...

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