Industry briefs

Rush Truck Centers crowns top techs

Jack Roberts | December 14, 2011

It was a hot time in Ol' San Antone as Rush Truck Centers topped off its sixth annual technician challenge with Rush truck technicians competing in various events, including OE engine, refuse, medium duty and ...

Freightliner Trucks launches newly redesigned website

| December 13, 2011

A newly redesigned website features new product support and navigation tools, Portland, Ore.-based Freightliner Trucks announced. The website showcases the truck maker's on-highway, medium duty, severe duty and alternative power solutions, features an extensive library of ...

Pilot Flying J opens new stop in Iowa

| December 12, 2011

Osceola, Iowa, is home to a new Pilot Flying J travel center at 2010 West Clay St. at Exit 34 off Interstate 35. The 5,500-square-foot center hosts four fuel islands and seven diesel islands, ...

White River offers new programs

| December 10, 2011

White River Transportation, an agent of Time Dispatch Services Inc., has announced a number of new initiatives. To boost driver recruitment, the Burr Ridge, Ill.-based company is offering a $5,000 down payment as a short-term loan ...

Maverick to add 350 new trucks

| December 09, 2011

Among the new trucks, 190 units will be replacements. The remaining 160 units will represent growth.

G&P to deliver wreaths for outreach

| December 09, 2011

Gaston, S.C.-based G&P Trucking Co. will deliver wreaths to veterans’ graves as part of the national Wreaths Across America outreach. G&P driver Danny Burgess, a Navy veteran, will transport the wreaths in South Carolina cemeteries for ...

Love’s opens Kankakee, Ill., stop

| December 08, 2011

A new travel plaza with Arby's restaurant and 90 truck spaces opened in Kankakee, Ill., off Interstate 57 at exit 308, Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores said. Drivers who make purchases at the stop through ...

U.S. Capitol tree lit

| December 07, 2011

The 63-foot tree was transported cross-country by a Mack Pinnacle Axle Back model truck.

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