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California's "Most Dangerous Mile"

The Los Angeles Times has analyzed California Highway Patrol data and found the most dangerous one-mile section of interstate for truck accidents: Interstate 5, where northbound trucks leaving the Long Beach freeway must enter northbound I-5 in the fast lane and merge into heavy traffic

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Mississippi Opens I-110 Bridge

All lanes are again open on the Interstate 110 bridge over the Back Bay in Biloxi, MS, which has been closed to southbound truck traffic for more than two months

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Harley-Davidson Driver Wins Second Consecutive Driving Championship

Marty Lawson, a driver for Harley-Davidson Transportation, was named Grand Champion for the second year in a row at the National Truck Driving Championships in Tampa, FL, last week

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Hundreds Of LA Area Bridges Too Low

Hundreds of bridges in Los Angeles and Orange counties are lower than modern standards, reports the Los Angeles Times in the wake of an investigation of accidents caused by oversized trucks hitting overpasses

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Truck Drivers Get Appreciation Week

America's 3 million professional truck drivers are being honored this week during the American Trucking Assn.-sponsored annual National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

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California Task Force Discusses Truck Lane Options

A regional task force last week discussed ways to make more room on Southern California highways for big rigs

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New Jersey Truck Ban Shows Results, But Local Officials Want More

Truck traffic has decreased on key New Jersey roads since Gov. Christie Whitman announced a ban on through trucks on non-national highways last month. But some local officials want even tougher rules

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Ryder Opens Charter School-In-The-Workplace

Ryder System, Miami, FL, yesterday dedicated the Ryder Elementary Charter School, the nation's first charter school-in-the-workplace

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National Truck Driving Championships This Week

The National Truck Driving Championships are under way in Tampa, FL

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Colorado Governor Declares Mudslide Disaster

The governor of Colorado last week issued a disaster declaration, hoping to get federal help to repair millions of dollars of damage to the state's highways by mudslides

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Turning Big Data into Actionable Safety Intelligence
The ability to access or analyze big data, especially in real-time as it streams in, can have an enormous impact on a business, particularly if it is used to predict the onset of an event or provide insight into how to transform a process or operation. Some fleet managers are beginning to call this “Actionable Safety Intelligence.” Here’s why.
The Right ELD
Driving Profitability From The ELD Mandate. With paper logbooks gone and the ELD now standard, how can trucking companies of all sizes meet the FMCSA ELD Mandate and boost productivity and efficiency?
Connectivity: How Advanced Vehicle Technology Is Changing the Transportation Industry
In this report, you’ll discover the new types of advanced vehicle technology that is changing the industry, how these technologies affect your fleet, and how you can prepare for the future of the transportation industry.
A Smarter Approach to Growing Your Fleet
The traditional approach to managing business growth is to add more staff, vehicles and warehouses. Mobile resource management (MRM) solutions can help fleets and the people who manage them be more strategic about how they use their existing resources.
7 Benefits of Bundling ELD & Fleet Tracking Solutions
While the ELD mandate may add a seemingly burdensome requirement to fleets, it is also an opportunity to increase operational efficiencies. Download this ebook and learn 7 possible benefits of bundling an ELD solution with a telematics solution.
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