Industry briefs

CVSA to conduct inspections

| October 14, 2011

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will conduct roadside inspections Oct. 16-22 as part of its Operation Safe Driver campaign to increase traffic safety awareness, seat belt enforcement and driver regulatory compliance. The inspections will be held ...

Volvo Group leads 13-liter sales

| October 12, 2011

For the first time, 13-liter engines have become the number one choice of U.S. Class 8 truck customers.

England unveils LNG fleet

| October 12, 2011

A new fleet of liquefied natural gas tractors will be used in Ontario, Canada, C. R. England announced of its dedicated division there. The tractors and trailers were present for inspection when the announcement and ribbon-cutting ...

Prime driver wins triathlon award

| October 12, 2011

Siphiwe Baleka, a driver for Prime, Inc., won the male 40-44 division of the Powerman Muncie Sprint Triathlon Saturday, Oct. 1, with a time of 1:09:32. The contest includes separate stints in swimming, biking and ...

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 ...

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