Industry briefs

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.

Mack selects fifth-wheel supplier

| January 03, 2013

Mack Trucks announced that Jost International, a global manufacturer of fifth wheels, landing gears and kingpins, will supply fifth-wheel coupling devices as a standard feature on Mack Pinnacle, Titan and Granite models. Jost fifth wheels, ...

IdleAir adds entertainment package

| January 03, 2013

IdleAir now offers ConvoyTV+Power, an entertainment package that includes more than 60 channels of satellite television. The service includes the ESPN package, 120-volt electricity inside and outside the cab, and basic Internet access on the ...

Nevada adds mobile inspection bypass

| January 03, 2013

Nevada has become the 15th state to adopt the Drivewyze PreClear bypass service to provide commercial vehicles with inspection site bypass opportunities.

Comdata expands cardless solution

| January 03, 2013

Comdata Corporation is continuing expansion of its cardless fuel solution. These transactions can now process through its Smart Solutions point-of-sale platform.

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