Midwest Peterbilt News & Views
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OCTOBER NEWSLETTER

Peterbilt of Sioux City thanks truckers at free lunch event:
Peterbilt of Sioux City joined with Great West Casualty Company on Sept. 13 to thank members of the trucking industry for “moving America forward.” More than 200 people — including 170 drivers — enjoyed a loosemeat lunch as well as a truck display, giveaways and free blood pressure checks. The event was held at Love’s Travel Stop in Sioux City as part of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.

 

Speeding, no seatbelts among top CVSA citations:
Nearly 11,000 citations and 30,000 warnings were issued to commercial vehicle drivers during Operation Safe Driver Week in July. Figures recently were released by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). The top five citations were:

  • State/Local Laws: 6,008
  • Speeding: 1,908
  • Failing to use a seat belt: 1,169
  • Failure to obey a traffic control device: 754
  • Using a handheld phone: 262.

 

Fisher joins Sales team at Peterbilt of Sioux City
Mike Fisher has joined the Truck Sales team at Peterbilt of Sioux City. He comes to the company with experience in the local truck sales industry.

 
 
 

Truck Shows and Special Events Schedule

 Winter 2018 - 2019  

Nebraska Power Farming Show: Dec 4 - 6, 2018 Lancaster Event Center, 4100 North 84th St. Lincoln, Nebraska.

Dakota Farm Show: Vermillion, South Dakota January 3, 4 and 5, 2019

Iowa Power Farming Show: Iowa Events Center 730 3rd St. Des Moines, Iowa. Jan 29 - 31, 2019.

53rd Annual Triumph of Ag Expo: Wednesday & Thursday Feb 27 -28, 2019

Spring 2019

Midwest Pride in your Ride: Tri-State Raceway in Earlville, Iowa May 3 - 4, 2019 Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life

Summer 2019

Walcott Truckers Jamboree: July 11 -13, 2019 The 40th Annual Jamboree hosted at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, I-80 Exit 284, Walcott, IA.

DAKOTAFEST: Schlaffman Farm, 2300 Spruce St. Mitchell, SD August 20 - 22, 2019 Follow us on facebook at "Dakotafest".