Industry briefs

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 ...

Chevron’s Million Mile inductees

| January 25, 2013

Chevron Delo announced this week the December 2012 inductees to the company’s Million Mile Club. The eight new drivers are inducted based on one million safe accident-free miles. As a new inductee to the club, ...

Access permits via smartphone

| January 11, 2013

Drivers can now obtain oversize and overweight permits via smartphones from West Chester Permit's online ordering system. The smartphone and tablet-friendly system enables drivers to both order permits and check the status of their orders ...

Bridgestone reintroduces Dayton brand

| January 11, 2013

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, a business of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, announced this week the reintroduction of its Dayton medium-duty truck tire line for 2013. The tires are made in the U.S. and, because of lower ...

Wal-Mart driver named Trucker Buddy of Month

| January 11, 2013

Michael Cummingham, a driver for Wal-Mart, has been named the November 2012 Truck Buddy of the Month, after being nominated by his wife, Sharon. Sharon is a teacher at Hayes Grade Center in Ada, Okla. ...

19 drivers earn Road Team captain distinction

| January 10, 2013

The American Trucking Associations this week named 19 professional truck drivers the 2013-2014 American's Road Team captains.

Internet Truckstop offering CARB webinar

| January 07, 2013

Internet Truckstop, an online freight-matching service, now offers a  free webinar series to help site members’ transition into new regulations from the California Air Resources Board. The regulation went into effect January 1st, and requires ...

New Dallas Transport America terminal

| January 04, 2013

Transport America has opened a new Support Center in Dallas, located on South Hampton Road, near Exit 465 on Interstate 20.

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