Industry briefs

TA donates to the St. Christopher

| April 25, 2013

The customers and employees of TravelCenters of America have donated $2,811.26 to the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF), a nonprofit organization that provides direct assistance to professional truck drivers whose medical problems ...

Free load securement webinar

| April 24, 2013

Columbus McKinnon continues its free webinar series with a 3-part series on chain and rigging safety starting Thursday. The sessions are designed to familiarize drivers with federal regulations, engineering standards, and the safe and proper ...

Epes Transport ups pay

| April 24, 2013

Epes Transport System recently announced an increase in pay for many of its company drivers. Effective March 1, 2013, the Northeast premium pay for Epes company drivers increased 10 cents per mile. The premium pay ...

Whiskey Pete’s travel center opens

| April 24, 2013

Whiskey Pete’s Stateline Stop travel center recently opened at Primm Valley Casino Resorts in Primm, Nev. The 13,000-square-foot facility features several quick service restaurants, 40 slot machines, and free Wi-Fi inside the center. Located on ...

Lincoln Chrome to be featured on Velocity Channel

| April 24, 2013

This week's episode of Motorhead Garage will feature heavy duty aftermarket exhaust and chrome provider Lincoln Chrome.

Prime drivers recognized

| April 08, 2013

Three drivers from Prime Inc. were honored at the 2013 Missouri Trucking Association (MoTA) Annual Safety Conference. Ronald Hoover, Glen Horack and Thomas Miller were awarded based on their excellent driving records, contributions to highway ...

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 ...

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