March 7, 2018 1:45 PM, EST

Pilot Flying J to Expand Truck Care Services in 2018

Pilot Flying J Vice President of Shops Strategy and Operations, Dave Latimer (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — Seven Truck Care service center locations are planned to debut by the middle of the year, Pilot Flying J executives announced at the Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting March 6.

Truck Care, an industry resource the company launched last year, are service centers with features that include mobile emergency roadside assistance as well as on-site assistance. Also, tire sales, preventive maintenance, and light mechanical assistance are offered.

Of note, the company announced it has more than 150 mobile emergency trucks in three dozen states. Service centers have opened in Arkansas, Illinois, Tennessee, Missouri, Michigan, Mississippi, Texas, South Carolina, Georgia, and Wyoming.

“One of our top priorities at Pilot Flying J is to make drivers’ lives more comfortable and convenient while on the road,” said Dave Latimer, vice president of Shops Strategy and Operations, in a statement. “As an industry leader serving North America’s professional drivers, we expanded our services to include emergency roadside assistance and service centers nationwide last year and will continue to expand these services throughout 2018.”

Information about Truck Care locations is available on the company’s website.