Winners of the Private Fleet Leadership awards. Photos: NPTC

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NPTC Awards Fleet and Driver Honors

The National Private Truck Council honored the winners of several fleet and personnel awards, including the Private Fleet Leadership awards, Fleet Safety awards, and the Driver Hall of Fame, at its annual conference in Cincinnati.

Photo: Shell Rotella

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35th Shell Rotella SuperRigs Starts May 18

The 35th Annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs truck beauty competition is set to take place from May 18-20 at the Exchange Center at Expo Square in Tulsa, Okla.

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Seven GOP Lawmakers Signal Support for Hair-Testing Truckers

A letter signed by seven Republican Congressmen lays out their unequivocal support of a petition calling for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to allow hair testing in lieu of urinalysis to meet drug- testing requirements for truck-driver applicants.

Photo: Swift

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Swift Campaigning Digitally for Driving Force

Swift Transportation has announced a new strategic marketing campaign called Swift’s Driving Force that's aimed at reaching new drivers by highlighting the company’s culture, size, and emphasis on people.

Two U.S. Senators  asked the General Accounting Office to look at the impact autonomous vehicle technology will have on more than 2 million Americans who work in, or support, the trucking industry. Photo: Peterbilt

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Senators Ask GAO to Examine Impact of Autonomous Technology on Trucking

If you’re concerned about the potential impact autonomous vehicle technology will have on truck drivers in the future, you’re not alone. Two U.S. senators want the Government Accountability Office to look into how it will affect truck drivers and communities.

SmartDrive 360 allows up to four cameras to trigger during a risky maneuver or collision, giving fleets a 360 degree view of the event. Screenshot via SmartDrive.

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SmartDrive Cameras Can Provide 360-Degree Coverage

SmartDrive Systems' video-based safety system can now support additional cameras, giving 360-degree coverage of the vehicle.

The late Dorothy Marko Photo courtesy of Truckload Carriers Association

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Mother Searches for Trucker who Tried to Save her Daughter

The tragic death of a young woman in Oklahoma has led a grieving mother to search for a truck driver who stopped to try and save her daughter.

Photo via Samsung

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Samsung and Magellan Partner on ELD Solution

Samsung Electronics America has partnered with GPS navigation provider Magellan to deliver an ELD-compliant hours-of-service tracking solution for short- and long-haul trucking.

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Fatal Accident Leads FMCSA to Investigate Small Alabama Carrier

A fatal accident involving a driver falling asleep at the wheel led the FMCSA to investigate Beatrice, Ala.-based J&L Trucking and order its vehicles off the road.

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Vigillo Compiles Driver Safety Records Into Roadside Resume

Vigillo's new Roadside Resume is billed as a comprehensive commercial driver safety, compliance, and risk profile to help carriers identify safe and risky drivers.

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