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Trucker Buddy honors teacher

| October 10, 2011

Kristen Belcher, a teacher at Kaufman Elementary School in Spring, Texas, is June’s Teacher of the Month for nonprofit outreach Trucker Buddy International. Belcher’s third-grade class is paired with Titan Express driver Russell James, who shares ...

DEF locator app available

| October 07, 2011

An Air1 diesel exhaust fluid locator app is available for free on Android smartphones, DEF maker Yara announced. Both the Android and iPhone apps will be updated monthly to account for any new retail partnerships and ...

Pilot Flying J purchases, remodels Collins, Mo., stop

| October 07, 2011

A recently acquired travel center at Highway 13 South and U.S. Highway 54 near Collins, Mo., is being remodeled and is expected to be finished the end of October, Pilot Flying J announced. The travel center ...

Love’s opens stop in Demotte, Ind.

| October 07, 2011

Truckers who stop at the newly opened Love's Travel Stop in Demotte, Ind., off I-65, Exit 230, will receive double points on loyalty cards through Nov. 6, the travel center said. The truck stop features an ...

Pilot Flying J to add electrification at 6 truck stops

| October 07, 2011

Shorepower Technologies will install power pedestals in Bakersfield, Dunnigan, Lebec, Lodi and Weed in California, and in Dallas.

Utah truck stop offers electrification

| October 05, 2011

R Place Truckers Plaza is the latest truck stop to offer electrification as part of the Shorepower Truck Electrification Project.

Pilot opens in Collins, Mo.

| October 05, 2011

The travel center is located at Highway 13 South and U.S. 54 in St. Clair County.

Schneider, Freightliner chosen for 9/11 events

| October 04, 2011

The World Memorial organization invited Schneider National and Freightliner Trucks 2011 Ride of Pride truck.

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