Industry briefs

Sammons Trucking operator found

| July 23, 2012

UPDATE 7/24: Place has been located.    James Place, pictured below with his Sammons Trucking brown Kenworth T660, truck no. 1105 in the fleet, has been missing since Friday, according to the company -- visit the Sammons ...

Expert to outline workplace issues

| July 23, 2012

Attorney R. Eddie Wayland will discuss employment law during the first day of the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference in Dallas.

Progressive expands coverage

| July 20, 2012

Progressive Insurance has expanded its commercial auto product, including its truck cargo coverage, which now includes owned goods and an increased coverage limit of up to $250 thousand. It's also added refrigeration breakdown coverage.  Also new ...

Peterbilt to host customer experience events

| July 19, 2012

Peterbilt Motors Company will host several events throughout 2012 aimed at giving customers firsthand experience of the company’s product lineup and Paccar manufacturing facilities. Customers will have the option of test driving different vehicles and ...

Mack launches Bulldog Magazine app

| July 19, 2012

Mack Trucks announced the launch of an iPad and iPhone app for its Bulldog Magazine, a 45,000 circulation quarterly publication which has been published since 1920. The app will be available for download free of ...

I-64 ramp to close at I-55/70 in E. St. Louis

| July 18, 2012

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that the ramp from westbound I-64 to eastbound I-55/70 in east St. Louis will be closed to all traffic due to construction beginning Monday, July 23, 2012, weather permitting. ...

Papé Kenworth – Medford moves to facility off I-5

| July 18, 2012

Papé Kenworth – Medford has expanded and relocated to Central Point, Ore., with access to I-5 off Exit 33. Papé Kenworth – Medford is part of the Kenworth dealer network. The dealership’s 9,100 square-foot service department ...

Caribou Coffee opens at Joplin 44

| July 18, 2012

Joplin 44 Truckstop in Joplin, Mo., has added a Caribou Coffee. It's a full-service specialty coffee shop with a variety of made-to-order coffee drinks, iced coffee, cappuccino, blended cooler and smoothie drinks as well as ...

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