Industry briefs

Petro opens in Carnesville, Ga.

| March 12, 2012

A new Petro Stopping Center has opened at Interstate 85, off exit 150, in Carnesville, Ga., TravelCenters of America said. The stop has 250 truck parking spaces, 12 diesel lanes, 18 showers, a Petro Lube service ...

Love’s contributes to tornado relief

| March 07, 2012

Love's Travel Stops is donating $25,000 to help victims of the March 2 tornadoes that devastated sections of southern Indiana and northern Kentucky, the Oklahoma City, Okla.-based travel center franchise says. A  Love's truck stop in ...

Truck gift celebrates Christner landmark

| March 05, 2012

Longtime customer John Christner Trucking, of Sapulpa, Okla., celebrated its 25th anniversary with the gift of a customized Coronado from Freightliner Trucks. The truck was given to the refrigerated truckload carrier at the Tulsa Convention Center ...

ACT raises pay for hazmat-credentialed drivers

| March 01, 2012

Effective March 1, owner-operators with hazmat credentials are eligible to make $1 per loaded mile on every load hauled for American Central Transport Inc.

Perdue wins Navistar innovation award

| March 01, 2012

Perdue Farms has won the Strategic Partnership Award for truck fleet innovation, Navistar Inc. and Salisbury, Md.-based Barr International Trucks announced.

Perdue wins innovation award

| March 01, 2012

Perdue Farms has won the Strategic Partnership Award for truck fleet innovation, Navistar Inc. and Salisbury, Md.-based Barr International Trucks announced. The award honors Perdue’s specifications for an ultra-lightweight version of the International ProStar+ tractor that ...

ACT raises contractor pay

| March 01, 2012

Effective March 1, owner-operators with hazmat credentials are eligible to make $1 per loaded mile on every load hauled for American Central Transport Inc., the Liberty, Mo.-based dry van carrier says. Non-hazmat loads are included ...

TCA weight loss prizes announced

| March 01, 2012

Prizes for the winners of the Truckload Carriers Association Weight Loss Showdown include a top cash award of $2,500 and fitness equipment, TCA says.

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