April 1, 2014 - Industry News
MATS, LOUISVILLE -- While encouraging audience members to file their comments on recently proposed legislation for mandatory electronic logs and the agency's research into new-entrant requirements, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Anne Ferro last week also noted that the agency is going ahead with a pilot study of split sleep.
Tags: FMCSA, Hours of Service, Fatigue, Anne Ferro, Electronic Logging Devices, Mid-America Trucking Show
March 31, 2014 - Industry News
MATS, LOUISVILLE -- TravelCenters of America announced its first annual Citizen Driver Award recipients during the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., on Friday. The Citizen Driver Award recognizes professional drivers who evoke respect for the truck driving profession.
Tags: TravelCenters of America, Truckstops, Image, Mid-America Trucking Show
March 27, 2014 - Industry News
MATS, LOUISVILLE, KY -- A truck driver who rescued another trucker who had fallen from a burning tanker truck that was hanging over the side of a freeway overpass was named the 31st Goodyear Highway Hero.
Tags: Drivers, Goodyear, Goodyear Highway Hero, Mid-America Trucking Show
March 25, 2014 - Industry News
Many trucking journalists and trucking professionals are headed to Louisville, Ky., this week for the Mid-America Trucking Show, which has officially sold out. Editors from Heavy Duty Trucking will be covering the event and we will be reporting on what's happening at the show.
Tags: FMCSA, Fleet Forum, Mid-America Trucking Show, Goodyear Highway Hero
March 10, 2014 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has set the time for a listening session it announced earlier for this year’s Mid America Trucking Show, which is later this month.
Tags: FMCSA, Regulations, Mid-America Trucking Show
February 11, 2014 - Industry News
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will announce the winner of the 31st Goodyear North America Highway Hero Award on Thursday, March 27, during the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.
Tags: Goodyear, Mid-America Trucking Show, Goodyear Highway Hero
February 4, 2014 - Industry News
For the sixth consecutive year, the Mid-America Trucking Show has announced that the team behind Mobil Delvac heavy-duty diesel engine oil will present a free concert on Friday, March 28 for all MATS 2014 attendees.
Tags: Engine Oil, Events, Delvac, Mid-America Trucking Show
March 26, 2013 - Industry News
LOUISVILLE -- The fleet management and compliance software provider XRS Corp. has entered into a co-marketing agreement with the weigh station bypass service company Drivewyze, allowing its customers to use its service at what both are calling an “exclusive discount.”
Tags: Drivewyze, XRS, Mid-America Trucking Show, Weigh Stations
LOUISVILLE -- The parent company of the truckstops chains TA and Petro Stopping Centers, TravelCenters of America, announced at last week’s Mid America Trucking Show it has completed the installation of its 1,000th bulk on-island diesel exhaust fluid dispenser.
Tags: DEF, TravelCenters of America LLC, Fuel and Oil, Truckstops, Mid-America Trucking Show
March 25, 2013 - Industry News
Louisville---Toyo Tire said it is putting increased focus on its commercial tire business during last week’s Mid-America Trucking Show.
Tags: Toyo Tires, Tires, Mid-America Trucking Show
In a Friday "listening session" the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hosted regarding its proposed entry-level driver training stories, truck driver training school officials warned that the proposal would make the current driver shortage even worse.
Tags: FMCSA, Drivers, Driver Training, Driver Shortage, Mid-America Trucking Show, Anne Ferro
March 22, 2013 - Industry News
Ongoing Volvo dealer investments continue to improve Volvo's dealer network, while new technology features also help improve uptime.
Tags: Telematics, Volvo, Diagnostics, Dealers, Mid-America Trucking Show
March 20, 2013 - Industry News
Dana Holding Corporation unveiled a new 40,000-lb tandem at the Mid-America Trucking Show aimed at a variety of Class 8 applications. The new design is said to increase fuel economy, improve reliability, reduce vehicle weight, and decrease total ownership costs.
Tags: Dana Holding Corp., Spicer, Mid-America Trucking Show, Advantek40
Kenworth today unveiled its latest vocational model, the T880. Numerically, the T880 is the next generation of the venerable T800, but Kenworth has no immediate plans to retire that workhorse.
Tags: Kenworth, T800, Mid-America Trucking Show, Louisville, T880, T680
Peterbilt made a slew of announcements Wednesday at the Mid-America Trucking Show, including a new version of one of its highway tractors and a new vocational model.
Tags: Peterbilt, Vocational, Mid-America Trucking Show
Truck and engine maker Navistar International on Wednesday made a decidedly lower-key appearance before the trucking press, in contrast to last year’s event at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville that featured much pomp and circumstance.
Tags: Cummins, Navistar, SCR, Mid-America Trucking Show
Bendix engineers are warning truck owners that if they aren't careful about the choice of replacement friction new trucks designed to meet the latest stopping distance requirements, they could negate the improved stopping distance that was designed into the trucks.
Tags: Bendix, Brakes, Mid-America Trucking Show
Cummins will have its new 2013 engine line up at this year's Mid-America Trucking show, boasting 2% better fuel economy, along with some new gearing recommendations to increase fuel economy and lower operating costs.
Tags: Cummins, ISX15, ISX12, Mid-America Trucking Show, Engines
March 19, 2013 - Industry News
An estimated 70,000 people, from fleet executives and truck drivers to the trucking press and the local public, are expected to converge on Louisville, Ky., this week for the 42nd annual Mid-America Trucking Show March 21-23.
Tags: Mid-America Trucking Show, Events
March 4, 2013 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will host a listening session on its pending driver training rule at the Mid-America Trucking Show on March 22.
Tags: FMCSA, Driver Training, Mid-America Trucking Show, Drivers
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