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2014-09-08 23:03:23

HNTB Corporation and Truck Smart Parking Services Inc. sign agreement following successful initial implementation along Interstate 94 in southwest Michigan. DETROIT (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 The seemingly never-ending problem of finding safe places to park that faces commercial truck drivers and perplexes departments of transportation and frustrates motorists may soon be history with the advent of smart transportation systems that improve safety, efficiency and sustainability. That...

2014-07-30 16:21:13

WINNIPEG, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - "When did your RV become a truck?" In recent years TruckDown, a service designed for the commercial trucking industry, recorded an increasing number of RV owners using TruckDown.com to locate repair services and generate truck routes. Turns out the "truck worthy" size of many modern RV's limits which repair vendors can accommodate these units and it can also mean that large RV's are like commercial trucks when it comes to routing around low...

2014-06-19 12:21:32

Tennessee-based Pilot Flying J makes pledge to TMAF over five years WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) announces its most significant donation to-date as Pilot Flying J - the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America - commits $1.25 million over the next five years to assist with the growing industry-wide movement. The partnership kicked off with a press conference at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., and...

2014-04-16 16:21:18

PORTLAND, Maine, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tranzon Auction Properties is pleased to announce the sale of two Truck Stops in Portsmouth, NH. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75711 "We're excited to offer these Seacoast NH institutions. I grew up in Portsmouth and Hanscom's has been around since before I was born," commented Mike Carey, Tranzon Vice President. "We've sold almost a 100 (gas) stations in the last few years, but none of them have Hanscom's history,...

2014-02-04 16:21:53

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R. England has opened a new IdleAir facility at its terminal at 8422 Amparan Road in Laredo, TX. The 24-space IdleAir facility provides C.R. England drivers with in-cab services that provide heating and air conditioning, Internet connectivity, television, and 110-volt electrical, completely eliminating the need for idling. An open house marking the opening of the facility was held on February 4, 2014. IdleAir developed a customized...

2014-01-27 23:02:07

Extension of the QuikQ Fuel Purchasing System gives truck stops more control over fuel transactions and promotes better carrier relationships. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 QuikQ, the leading provider of a cardless direct fuel connection between truck stop point-of-sale (POS) and motor carrier enterprise systems, today announced at The NATSO Show 2014 in Nashville new credit tools as part of the QuikQ Fuel Purchasing System (FPS). FPS Credit Tools adds real-time credit alerts and...

2014-01-21 16:20:47

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Co-Lead Counsel for a proposed class of over 4,000 independent truck stops and other retail fueling merchants announce settlements of an antitrust lawsuit against Comdata Inc., the leading trucker fleet payment card issuer, and three national truck stop chains for a combined amount of $130 million plus valuable prospective relief in the form of enforceable changes to certain of Comdata's allegedly anticompetitive business...

2013-10-29 23:02:19

More than $1 million donated since 2010 to help truckers in need. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands, has turned over $286,877.99 in donations to the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF). This is the largest single donation amount the SCF has received to date, and takes the total donations that TravelCenters has helped to raise for the Fund...

2013-08-22 23:04:36

Customer and Employee Donations to Benefit Truckers in Need Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands, today launched its annual campaign in support of the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF), a non-profit organization that helps truck drivers suffering from financial hardship due to medical problems. The campaign will run at all TA and Petro...


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