Industry briefs

Groendyke driver named tanker driver of the year

| May 08, 2014

James Starr, professional driver of Groendyke Transport, Inc., is the recipient of the first National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) Professional Driver of the Year award. Starr received the William A. Usher Sr. trophy, which was presented during NTTC’s 66th Annual Conference on April 28 in Las Vegas.

New Pilot opens in Texas

| May 08, 2014

Pilot Flying J announced the opening of a new stop in Big Lake, Texas.

Performance Truck opens TX KW dealership

| May 08, 2014

Performance Truck opened a new full-service Kenworth location with six service bays on U.S. Highway 59 in Victoria, Texas. The new dealership is located on five acres at 4501 U.S. Highway 59 North, less than a ...

Major antique truck convention held in Springfield,Mo., this month

| May 08, 2014

The American Truck Historical Society's 2014 National Convention and Antique Truck Show will take place May 29-31 in Springfield, Mo., at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. Tickets are $10 per day for ages 16 and older; admission ...

International sells 500 LoneStars to Celadon

| May 08, 2014

In what the company has said is its largest sale ever, Navistar announced it has sold 500 International LoneStar on-highway tractors to Celadon Trucking Services.

Love’s opens CNG pump in Southwest

| May 07, 2014

Love’s Travel Stops will introduce fast-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling capabilities for heavy-duty trucks and a CNG fueling option for passenger vehicles at travel stops in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Williams, Arizona. The locations ...

Love’s joins industry image campaign

| May 07, 2014

Love's and newly minted industry image campaign Trucking Moves America Forward have joined in a partnership. This comes days after TMAF shared it had raised more than a $500,000 since its March launch. The partnership kicked off ...

Mack previews waste-haul cabover

| May 02, 2014

At the WasteExpo show, which ended May 1 in Atlanta, Mack Trucks previewed the new LR series of low-entry cabover refuse trucks.

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