Industry briefs

Ruan names drivers of year

| June 05, 2013

Ruan Transportation Management recently named its 2012 Drivers of the Year—totaling 14 out of the 4,200 professional drivers in the company. The drivers were named based on their length of service, safety and driving records, ...

Pilot opens new Texas stop

| June 05, 2013

Pilot Flying J recently expanded to a location in Canton, Texas, off Interstate 20 at exit 553. The travel center offers five diesel lanes with DEF at the pump and eight gasoline lanes, Hot Skillet ...

Iowa 80 is ‘8th Wonder’

| May 28, 2013

The Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa, has been nominated by the Quad Cities Convention and Visitor’s Bureau as the 8th Wonder of the World in Virtual Tourist’s current online contest. Voting is open until September 30. ...

Lindsay Lawler to play at Walcott

| May 24, 2013

Iowa 80 Truckstop has announced Lindsay Lawler will perform at the 34th annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree on July 11 at 7 p.m. The concert is sponsored by CAT Scale. Lawler is the spokesperson for trucking’s Highway ...

Love’s to donate $3 million to Oklahoma relief

| May 24, 2013

Love’s Travel Stops recently announced it will donate $3 million to support the immediate and long-term efforts in Oklahoma following the devastating tornados that impacted Moore, Shawnee and surrounding areas. The first $1 million will ...

IdleAir partners with St. Christopher

| May 20, 2013

The St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund has named IdleAir the newest silver sponsor and has partnered with the company to initiate a unique matching program. IdleAir customers earn Convoy Points by using IdleAir ...

Pilot opens fast casual dining spot

| May 20, 2013

Pilot Flying J recently opened a Flying J Travel Plaza in Cotulla, Texas, featuring full amenities for professional drivers and the second location of PJ Fresh Marketplace, the company’s fast casual dining concept. The first ...

Kenworth offering rental natural gas trucks

| May 20, 2013

Fleets operating along the I-84 and I-15 corridors from Las Vegas, Nev., to Utah, Idaho and Oregon can now rent Kenworth trucks fueled by LNG through a new rental program available from PacLease, Kenworth Sales ...

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