Industry briefs

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 ...

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 ...

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