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Driver Shortage—Recruit & Retain Quality Drives With FTS Plus+

Posted on 7/9/2015 by Sommer Stein in Technology Industry News Office Solutions fuel hotels Legal wireless services

According to the American Trucking Association, our nation is experiencing a shortage of between 35,000 and 40,000 truck drivers. But don't fret. FTS Plus+ is here to help you leverage your company against the competition.

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Newest Love's Travel Stop Openings

Posted on 7/6/2015 by Mecca Howe in Industry News fuel

FTS Plus+ card holders can now save at even more Love's Travel Stop locations! Check out the newest openings and be sure to stop and take advantage of your FTS Plus+ fuel discounts.

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Newest Love's Travel Stop

Posted on 6/4/2015 by Mecca Howe in Industry News fuel

Love's has opened a new travel stop, allowing FTS card holders the ability to save on their fuel purchases at Love's while stopping in New Baden, IL. Love's Travel Stop #583 is located on I-64 and State Route 161.

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Get Smart... Get TruckSmart

Posted on 4/28/2015 by Mecca Howe in Industry News fuel

TA-Petro's TruckSmart® Mobile App has powerful features that mean more roll time and earning power for professional drivers.

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Petro and Iron Skillet Celebrate 40 Years

Posted on 4/27/2015 by Mecca Howe in Industry News fuel

Reward yourself and your drivers by directing them to stop at Petro locations each day through May 31, 2015. To honor their 40th anniversary, all Petro Stopping Centers are holding a 40-day celebration where they are giving away prizes each day at each stop!

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Roadcheck 2015 set for June 2-4

Posted on 4/16/2015 by Mecca Howe in Industry News maintenance

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced this year's schedule for International Roadcheck, the annual nationwide inspection of commercial motor vehicles.

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Safe Driver Rewards by Open Road Drivers Plan

Posted on 4/8/2015 by Mecca Howe in Industry News legal services

Open Road Drivers Plan® recently announced a new safety program that rewards its member drivers for safe driving— the first of its kind.

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Important Regulation Dates Pushed Backed

Posted on 2/17/2015 by Mecca Howe in Industry News legal services

The Department of Transportation has pushed back the publication dates for multiple important trucking regulations, all predicted to be published this year. See the new expected dates below.

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High-Tech & Big Trucks Combine to set new Standard in Commercial Vehicles

Posted on 1/13/2015 by Mecca Howe in Industry News Used Trucks Equipment

Navistar recently introduced its Diamond Renewed program, which is designed to improve the uptime and performance of its International used trucks.

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PeopleNet Updates E-Logging Software

Posted on 1/7/2015 by Mecca Howe in Technology Industry News

Our vendor partner PeopleNet has updated its eDriver Logs application to correlate with the latest suspension of the 34-hour restart regulation. Any violations recorded after Dec. 16, 2014 will automatically be recalculated from the displays when drivers log in.

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