Industry briefs

Boyd Bros. names million mile drivers

| January 29, 2013

Boyd Bros. Transportation recently honored two of its drivers for reaching safe million mile markers.

Michelin invests in Nova Scotia

| January 29, 2013

Michelin North America announced a $73 million (CDN) project investment at its Waterville, Nova Scotia truck tire plant.

Volvo looking for safest fleets

| January 28, 2013

Volvo Trucks is searching for the safest fleets in North America to recognize them with the fifth annual Volvo Trucks Safety Award, a $25,000 prize to be used toward the safety-related activities of the two fleets that win.

Interstate Van gets award

| January 26, 2013

Interstate Van Lines of Springfield, Va., has been awarded a 2012 Fleet Safety award by the American Moving & Storage Association.

J.J. Keller celebrates 60 years

| January 26, 2013

J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc. will begin a year-long celebration of its 60th “Diamond Anniversary” this year. A J.J. Keller history book supplement hightlighting the company’s changes and growth will be produced, as well as ...

ABF driver helps elderly couple

| January 26, 2013

Indiana-native Ronnie Milner, a company driver for ABF Freight System, Inc., of Arkansas, has been named TCA’s newest Highway Angel. Milner was driving southbound along I-57 in Illinois when he saw a car turned sideways ...

Mae Jemison to speak at WTS conference

| January 25, 2013

Scientist and astronaut Mae Jemison has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at the 2013 annual conference of WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation. Dr. Jemison was the first ...

Daily Express owner-operator bonus

| January 25, 2013

Daily Express Trucking announced a one-time special performance and safety bonus to its owner-operators for 2012. The bonus was issued in addition to the company’s long-standing mileage and safety bonus programs. The main factors determining ...

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