Pilot Flying J updates parking app

KNOXVILLE, TN - An updated smartphone application by Pilot Flying J will deliver real-time parking availability information to the truck stop's customers. The app called myPilot, developed in partnership with Sensys Networks, is being rolled out after 18 months of testing for accuracy and durability, the company says. Thirty Flying J locations across the I-5 corridor from San Diego to Seattle, and one location in Knoxville - where the company is headquartered - will feature the sensors that collect and distribute the parking information to commercial drivers.

Drivewyze is Frost & Sullivan’s company of the year

Frost & Sullivan has recognized Drivewyze as its company of the year. Chandramowli Kailasam, team leader at Frost & Sullivan's Global Commercial Vehicles Research, said in a July 18 release that the company "addressed the shortcomings of existing transponder-based weigh station bypass systems, which require high up-front costs and heavy infrastructure investment, with a nimbler and more cost-efficient weigh station bypass solution."