Industry briefs

ITA offers OTR discount

| November 09, 2011

Idaho Trucking Association members are now eligible to get the OTR Pro Card at a discounted rate. ITA members will not be required to pay the usual monthly $4 fee. The card offers pre-negotiated fuel discounts, ...

Joe Gibbs hauler wins Freightliner challenge

Jack Roberts | November 09, 2011

Competition tests driving abilities of NASCAR team hauler drivers.

IdleAir offers free service promotion

| November 09, 2011

IdleAir will offer free shorepower service at its two new locations in Dalton, Ga., on I-75 at exit 326, and White Pine, Tenn., on I-81 at exit 4, through Nov. 30. Starting Dec. 1, the ...

Prime honors fallen soldiers

| November 07, 2011

Prime Inc. drivers will deliver wreaths to military veterans’ graves in Missouri and Pennsylvania as part of the Wreaths Across America Day, the Springfield, Mo.-based carrier said. The nationwide annual event relies on many in ...

CRST offers new service

| November 07, 2011

A new Temperature Controlled Team Service begins today as a CRST Expedited division, the Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based carrier CRST International Inc. announced. The service will rely on team drivers. The temperature controlled transportation method cuts down ...

GPS available in Internationals

| November 07, 2011

Rand McNally and Navistar Inc. on Thursday, Nov. 3, announced an agreement to make Rand McNally’s IntelliRoute TND truck GPS units available as an in-dash option in International trucks starting next year. Navistar will begin ...

Online event on truck stop electrification planned

| November 04, 2011

The presentation by Shorepower Technologies and Cascade Sierra Solutions is scheduled for Nov. 15.

Primex Transport driver named Trucker Buddy for July

| November 03, 2011

Craig Dickason, Primex Transport company driver, was named the July Trucker Buddy of the Month, nonprofit outreach Trucker Buddy International said. Fourth-grade teacher Laura Conway of Las Vegas nominated Dickason for his volunteer partnering since 2002 ...

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