Industry briefs

Navistar aids East Coast fleets

| November 16, 2012

Navistar International Corporation has initiated Operation Assist, a disaster relief program put into effect to help in Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts on the East Coast.

Con-way names monthly stand outs

| November 16, 2012

Con-way Truckload announced its October Drivers of the Month, recognizing seven drivers, as well as 11 drivers that have reached the 1 and 2 million safe mile marks.

Smartphone-based bypass service integrates with Fleet Control

| November 15, 2012

The Drivewyze PreClear bypass service is now offered with DecisionPoint Systems' Fleet Control trucking management suite.

Mack sponsors hot rod

| November 15, 2012

Mack Trucks announced it will sponsor Tasca Racing, a National Hot Rod Association Mello Yello Series race team based in Charlotte, N.C. As part of the three-year agreement, the company will supply three SmartWay-certified Mack ...

Pilot Flying J opens 650th store

| November 14, 2012

Pilot Flying J opened its 650th  North American location in October. The truck stop is a Pilot Travel Center in Von Ormy, Texas, on I-35 at Exit 140 and features eight diesel lanes and 16 gasoline lanes, ...

2013 Freightliner calendar available

| November 14, 2012

The 2013 company calendar is now available for order via the company's store site. The 2013 edition highlights both on-highway and vocational models, and the calendars cost $15 each. A new interactive component of the ...

Groups fight human trafficking

| November 14, 2012

Several Colorado organizations kicked off an education and awareness campaign focused on combating human trafficking of underage children who are being forced to engage in prostitution.

Trucker rescues sick motorist

| November 05, 2012

Pavel Kolacek, an owner-operator from High Ridge, Mo., has been named a TCA Highway Angel due to his quick thinking while on the road. Kolacek, who is leased to Artur Express of St. Louis, Mo., ...

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