September 29, 2014 - Industry News
TravelCenters of America is buying the historic Johnson's Corner truckstop in Johnston, Colorado, and rebranding it as a Petro Stopping Centers.
Tags: Colorado, Truckstops, I-25
September 24, 2014 - Industry News
Truck Stop Health Care is planning to make DOT physicals for CDL drivers available at truckstops in all states across the U.S.
Tags: DOT, CDL, Driver Health, Truckstops
September 17, 2014 - Industry News
Pilot Flying J has opened a Pilot Travel Center location off of Interstate 80 in Morris, Illinois.
Tags: Pilot Flying J, Truckstops, Pilot Travel Centers
September 10, 2014 - Industry News
Truck Smart Parking Services Inc. and the infrastructure firm HNTB have struck a deal to take the Truck Parking Information and Management System nationwide.
Tags: HOS, Truck Parking, Drivers, Hours of Service, Safety & Compliance, Truckstops
August 29, 2014 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Shops announced the opening of two new locations in Mossy Head, Florida, and Fort Stockton, Texas.
Tags: Florida, Texas, Love's Travel Stops, Truckstops, I-10
August 28, 2014 - Industry News
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is implementing a system for monitoring parking availability at truck stops along a section of Interstate 94.
Tags: Hours of Service, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Truck Parking, Rest Areas, Minnesota, Truckstops
August 14, 2014 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Stops opened two new locations in Fort Myers, Fla. and Shelby, Iowa.
Tags: Love's Travel Stops, I-75, I-80, Florida, Iowa, Truckstops
August 7, 2014 - Industry News
Travel center chain Pilot Flying J opened four new locations in July, in Grand Junction, Colo., Tonkawa, Okla., Tilden, Texas, and Fernley, Nev.
Tags: Truckstops, Pilot Flying J
July 25, 2014 - Industry News
Love’s opens first travel stop along a major highway in Arkansas with its newest location in Searcy.
Tags: Arkansas, Love's Travel Stops, Truckstops, Love's
June 11, 2014 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Stops has introduced Love’s Financial, becoming the only travel stop company to offer factoring solutions to professional drivers.
Tags: Financing, Love's Travel Stops, Truckstops, Drivers
April 22, 2014 - Industry News
TravelCenters of America is now offering free WiFi in the restaurant dining rooms of 39 TA and Petro locations.
Tags: WIFi, Petro Stopping Centers, TravelCenters of America, Truckstops
April 1, 2014 - Industry News
Truckstop electrification services provider IdleAir has broken ground with construction at the Flying J in Laredo as part of a wider expansion effort.
Tags: Drivers, Idle Reduction, Truckstops, IdleAir
March 31, 2014 - Industry News
MATS, LOUISVILLE -- TravelCenters of America announced its first annual Citizen Driver Award recipients during the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., on Friday. The Citizen Driver Award recognizes professional drivers who evoke respect for the truck driving profession.
Tags: TravelCenters of America, Truckstops, Image, Mid-America Trucking Show
December 18, 2013 - Industry News
One of the world’s largest private investment firms says it plans to sell its $2 billion stake in the truckstop chain Pilot Flying J.
December 12, 2013 - Industry News
New online truck stop maps are now available from the Nevada Department of Transportation to assist truck drivers traveling Nevada interstates.
Tags: Nevada, Truckstops, I-80, I-15, Interstate 80, Interstate 15
December 5, 2013 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Stops opened a new location in Dayton, Ohio, off I-75, expanding its presence in the Buckeye State. The new Love’s is open 24 hours a day and features 98 truck parking spaces.
Tags: Love's Travel Stops, Truckstops, Drivers, Fleets, Diesel Fuel, DEF, I-75, Ohio
November 25, 2013 - Industry News
With the sign-off of a judge on a settlement, the truckstop chain Pilot Flying J can finally start to close a chapter in a drama that’s been playing out since mid-April.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Pilot Flying J, Truckstops, Fuel and Oil, Litigation
October 22, 2013 - Industry News
The NATSO Foundation announced that the truckstop and travel plaza industry is engaging in nationwide efforts to combat human trafficking and in supporting the educational efforts of advocacy group Truckers Against Trafficking.
Tags: NATSO, Truckers Against Trafficking, Truckstops
October 15, 2013 - Industry News
Tuesday was the deadline for carriers to opt out of a settlement reached in July between some trucking companies and Pilot Flying J over allegations the truckstop chain cheated customers out of fuel purchase rebates. About 50 of the truckstops’s 6,000 customers said they want no part of the agreement.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Pilot Flying J, Litigation, Truckstops, Fuel and Oil
September 20, 2013 - Industry News
Embattled Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam made a rare public appearance this week, some five months after the company was raided by federal agents, but it’s only one of the latest developments for the truckstop chain that's facing a myriad of legal problems.
Tags: Fuel and Oil, Truckstops, Pilot Flying J, Fraud
August 23, 2013 - Industry News
Questions about the role of a key player in the litigation against Pilot Flying J prompted a strong rebuttal from the trucking company group. Lane Kidd, president of the Arkansas Trucking Association, said in a statement that he created National Trucking Financial Reclamation Services last April to seek justice for trucking companies that allegedly had been defrauded by Pilot Flying J.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Pilot Flying J, Litigation, Truckstops
August 19, 2013 - Industry News
This week Pilot Flying J published an interview on its website with one of the attorneys representing the company, as the clock counts down toward key court dates in a settlement over allegations it withheld rebates and discounts on fuel.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Pilot Flying J, Truckstops, Fuel and Oil
August 12, 2013 - Industry News
Despite having reached a settlement with some trucking customers, Pilot Flying J faces new litigation over claims it cheated some operations – and there is another move to depose CEO Jimmy Haslam.
Tags: Fuel Prices, Pilot Flying J, Truckstops, Fraud, Fuel and Oil, Diesel Prices
August 5, 2013 - Industry News
The price of diesel continues to seesaw, falling just slightly this week following a just over one-penny hike last week.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Oil Prices, Fuel and Oil, Truckstops
July 26, 2013 - Industry News
The fate of about a dozen lawsuits against Pilot Flying J now rests in the hands of a panel of federal judges in Maine. The suits, which all stem from allegations the truckstop chain cheated customers out of fuel rebates, could be consolidated into one class action.
Tags: Fuel Prices, Pilot Flying J, Truckstops, Litigation
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