Industry briefs

C.R. England drivers of the year

| February 11, 2013

C.R. England has recognized seven drivers from among the company fleet as 2012 “Drive Life” Drivers of the Year. Award winners must have been working with the company for at least five years and have ...

TripPak names program winner

| February 09, 2013

The TripPak Mobile Rewards Program has named Robert Albert, a contractor for Mercer Transportation, as its award winner for the fourth quarter of 2012. Albert is one of many drivers who use the TripPak Mobile ...

Paccar engine brochure available

| February 08, 2013

The new Paccar MX-13 engine brochure is now available to customers and dealers. The brochure contains operating features and technical specifications, as well as highlighting the MX-13 engine’s technology and fuel-economy innovations, Paccar says. The ...

XTRA adds 2,000 trailers

| February 08, 2013

XTRA Lease has ordered more than 2,000 new trailers for 2013, including a mix of dry vans, reefers, flatbeds, chassis and lift-gated van trailers. In addition, the company is retrofitting hundreds of 2010 model trailers ...

Old Dominion expands

| February 08, 2013

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. has moved its Toledo, Ohio, service center to a larger, more modern location located along Interstate 75 at 5950 Stickney Avenue. The 48-door service center features additional yard space and ...

St. Christopher year recap

| February 07, 2013

The St. Christopher Fund announced that in 2012 the organization was able to assist 214 drivers and their families with over $158,000. These numbers bring the fund’s total to 711 beneficiaries from $348,000. The majority ...

Love’s rebuilds OK site

| February 07, 2013

Love’s Travel Stops has reopened a travel stop in Webbers Falls, Okla., at Interstate 40 and Hwy 100, replacing a 22-year-old Love’s that was closed in late September 2012.

Trucker Buddy recognized

| February 06, 2013

Bruce Wehner, a driver for Cliff Viessman, Inc., of S.D., has been named the December 2012 Trucker Buddy of the Month. Wehner was nominated by Rose Wenzel and her Assumption BVM Catholic School’s first and ...

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