Industry briefs

New Idle Free distributor

| May 09, 2012

Midlands Carrier Transicold now distributes the Idle Free electric APU, the only idle-free system on the market that meets all heat, air conditioning and electricity needs without the need for truck idling. The system runs more ...

Bosselman Boss Shops opens shop in Ft. Meyers

| May 09, 2012

Bosselman Boss Truck Shops Inc. has opened a new location in Ft. Meyers, Fla., at I-75, Exit 139. The shop will be located adjacent to the Pilot Travel Plaza and will be a ...

C.R. England names April Drivers of the Month

| May 09, 2012

C.R. England has recognized four drivers in its fleet of more than 6,000 drivers as Drivers of the Month for April 2012. Assoumane Guero, a driver in England's Midwest Division, has been driving for two ...

CRST breaks ground on $13 million driver training facility

| May 09, 2012

CRST International started work in Jurupa Valley, Calif., on an 18.7-acre driver training and truck maintenance facility in the Agua Industrial Park near the I-10 and I-15 freeways. The $13 million facility will be ...

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 ...

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