Industry briefs

New Love’s open in Jasper, Ala.

| May 08, 2012

Love’s Travel Stops announced the opening of a new travel stop in Jasper, Ala., on Highway 78. The new travel stop includes Subway and McDonald’s restaurants. It also features 80 truck spaces, CAT scales, five ...

Getloaded releases free Android app

| May 08, 2012

Getloaded introduced a new Android mobile app to give members easier access to its load board. Getloaded's app provides an easy-to-use interface that allows users to quickly browse available loads and trucks in ...

Cooper Kenworth expands with new N.C. facility

| May 03, 2012

Cooper Kenworth has recently opened an expanded 31,000 square-foot parts and service operation along I-40 in Asheville, N.C. The facility is located on nearly six acres at 1895 Old Haywood Rd., less than a mile from ...

DOT creates contest for bus travel safety app

| May 03, 2012

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration launched a contest that challenges student software developers to use the agency’s raw performance data on commercial bus companies to create new apps and ...

Driver posthumously named TCA Highway Angel

| May 02, 2012

The Truckload Carriers Association has learned of a professional truck driver who was killed while attempting to help an accident victim and has bestowed Highway Angel status upon the late Raul C. Perez ...

Kenworth reveals Kenworth T680 Road Tour schedule

| April 30, 2012

Kenworth Truck Company announced the initial tour stops for the Kenworth T680 Road Tour, which will visit 100 Kenworth dealers in the United States and Canada throughout the year. The T680 tour opens Tuesday, ...

Kenworth “T680 Test Drive Contest”

| April 30, 2012

Kenworth Truck Company is holding a contest to let three prize winners test drive its new T680 truck. Winners will receive an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Chillicothe, Ohio. There, they will get a tour ...

Covenant announces $10K annual Equity Bonus hazmat teams

| April 27, 2012

Covenant Transport announced a new Owner-Operator Hazmat Team Equity Bonus that will offer an extra $10,000 per year to hazmat owner-operator teams to help replace equipment. All owner-operator hazmat teams who run at least ...

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