Industry briefs

Love’s installs remote diesel payment system

| April 08, 2013

Love’s Travel Stops is completing the addition of a radio frequency ID (RFID) payment system at its travel stop locations. The RFID system operates through a low-cost tag placed on a truck’s windshield that is ...

Driver responds to fatal crash, named Highway Angel

| April 08, 2013

The Truckload Carriers Association recently named John Lilley, of Kelowna, B.C., a Highway Angel. Lilley drives for Bison Transport out of Winnipeg, Manitoba, and he tried to help save an injured man in a fatal ...

CRST recognizes safe drivers

| April 08, 2013

CRST Expedited, Inc., recently recognized 17 drivers for topping 1 million accident-free miles. The drivers were presented awards at a March 15 banquet in Cedar Rapids, Iowa — the company’s headquarters. The drivers recognized were: Don Webber, ...

Trucker Buddy names Ambassador of the Year

| April 04, 2013

Trucker Buddy International recently selected Randolph Boswell, a driver for Southern Refrigerated Transport, or Texarkana, Ark., the Darrell Hicks Memorial Ambassador of the Year for 2013. The award was presented at the Red Eye Radio ...

Epes Transport named Lowe’s COY

| April 04, 2013

Lowe’s recently recognized Epes Transport System, Inc., as the 2012 Outbound Carrier of the Year and for the 2012 Double Platinum Carrier Award. The company was chosen for its consistent performance of providing quality delivered ...

MHC Kenworth opens new Topeka location

| April 04, 2013

MHC Kenworth has opened a new dealership in Topeka, Kan. The building, designed with green technology, is located off Interstate 70, at 209 MacVicar Avenue. The 35,000-square- foot facility hosts energy-efficient geothermal temperature control features, ...

IdleAir expands, adds options

| April 03, 2013

IdleAir announced its expansion to a customer terminal in Mesquite, Texas, and the success of dedicated IdleAir facilities at customer terminals has led the company to expand its offerings, it announced this week. IdleAir now ...

XTRA Lease 2013 Size and Weight Guide now available

| April 03, 2013

The 2013 Size & Weight Guide is now available from XTRA Lease, containing state-by-state listings of size and weight regulations. Fleets and owner-operators can download a digital version or request that a booklet version be ...

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