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 10, 2013 - Industry News
UPDATED -- The operator of TA and Petro truckstops, TravelCenters of America, has begun a public offering of 6.5 million shares of its common stock at $9.25 per share, as it seem likely that it wants to expand beyond its recent diversification.
Tags: TravelCenters of America LLC, Truckstops
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 30, 2013 - Industry News
After a few weeks of relative quiet, things have started heating back up between Pilot Flying J and trucking companies that are suing the truckstop chain over allegations it cheated trucking companies out of fuel rebates.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Pilot Flying J, Fuel and Oil, Truckstops, Fraud
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 23, 2013 - Industry News
Truckstop operator WilcoHess will pay $215,000 to settle a class sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Tags: Truckstops, EEOC
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
Bosselman Boss Truck Shops, Inc. is announced its newest location in Gretna, Neb., at Interstate 80, Exit 432, next to the Flying J Travel Plaza.
Tags: Boss Truck Shops, Expansion, 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
July 24, 2013 - Industry News
The truckstop chain Pilot Flying J has revised a settlement it reached last week with eight trucking companies that filed suit against it earlier this year over claims it cheated them out of fuel rebates and discounts.
Tags: Pilot Flying J, Truckstops, Fraud, Fuel and Oil
July 22, 2013 - Industry News
Thanks to a new agreement between Goodyear and TravelCenters of America, TA Truck Service and Petro:Lube locations will carry three additional Goodyear Fuel Max truck tires.
Tags: Goodyear, Tires, TravelCenters of America, Truckstops
July 16, 2013 - Industry News
[UPDATED] -- Truckstop chain Pilot Flying J has reached a multi-million dollar settlement agreement with some of the trucking companies that filed suit against it alleging the company cheated them out of fuel rebates.
Tags: Fuel Prices, Diesel Prices, Pilot Flying J, Fraud, Fuel and Oil, Truckstops
July 15, 2013 - Industry News
Problems for truckstop operator Pilot Flying J and CEO Jimmy Haslam show no signs of letting up, as an Ohio TV station reports that a federal grand jury is looking into possible indictments.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Pilot Flying J, Fuel and Oil, Truckstops
July 10, 2013 - Industry News
Urgent Care Travel is opening a second location in Oklahoma City, the second location for the company, which plans to open as many as 100 urgent care facilities at Pilot Flying J travel centers.
Tags: Driver Health, Oklahoma, Truckstops, Pilot Flying J, Health, Fit to Drive, Urgent Care Travel
July 8, 2013 - Industry News
The 34th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree will be held July 11-13 at Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa, with a Super Truck Beauty Contest, antique truck display, Iowa pork chops and two free concerts.
Tags: Events, Walcott Trucker Jamboree, Iowa 80 Truckstop, Truckstops
Three more lawsuits have been filed against the truckstop chain Pilot Flying J over claims it shortchanged customers out of money they were due in the form of rebates from fuel purchases.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Pilot Flying J, Truckstops, Fuel and Oil, Fraud
June 28, 2013 - Industry News
Shorepower Technologies announced seven more truckstops added electric plug-in power pedestals to their locations from March to mid-June to help truckers reduce idling.
Tags: Shorepower, Truckstops, Idle Reduction
June 21, 2013 - Industry News
Fleets and owner-operators will have increased access to Goodyear truck tires thanks to new agreement with TravelCenters of America and the tire manufacturer.
Tags: Goodyear, Petro Stopping Centers, Travel Centers of America, Tires, Truckstops
June 13, 2013 - Industry News
It wouldn’t be a week in trucking lately if there wasn’t some news about the truckstop chain Pilot Flying J. This one has been no exception, with a new lawsuit being filed, one being dropped, and questions arising over who owns the company that’s come under fire following the disclosure of a federal investigation into allegations of shortchanging customers on fuel rebates.
Tags: Fuel Prices, Pilot Flying J, Fuel and Oil, Truckstops, Fraud
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