Safety & Compliance

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August 24, 2005 - Industry News

PHH Arval, FleetRisk Advisors Test Fleet Risk Factors

PHH Arval, a subsidiary of PHH Corp., has announced a partnership with FleetRisk Advisors, a provider of risk management and loss control services for the fleet transportation industry.

August 23, 2005 - Industry News

Eaton VORAD Sponsors ATA Safety Awards Dinner

Eaton Corp., the makers of VORAD Collision Warning Systems, will sponsor the awards dinner at the annual conference of the American Trucking Assns.’ Safety & Loss Prevention Management Council, Oct. 7, in Miami.

August 22, 2005 - Industry News

Five FedEx Drivers Earn Honors at the National Truck Driving Championships

Five drivers representing FedEx Corp. operating companies placed among the top finishers at the 2005 National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) in Tampa Aug. 16-20.

August 22, 2005 - Industry News

A Pair of Con-Way Drivers Win Champion Titles at National Driving Championship

Two Con-Way Transportation Services driver sales representatives – one a former national and grand champion and the other a rookie competitor – captured first place honors at the National Truck Driving Championship

August 19, 2005 - Industry News

ATA Reacts to FMCSA's Hours of Service Rule

In a statement issued shortly after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration released its new Hours of Service ruling on Friday, ATA President and CEO Bill Graves was generally supportive of the rule

August 19, 2005 - Industry News

Teamsters Claim Drive Rule is a Threat to Highway Safety

The proposed Hours of Service rule for truck drivers issued Friday by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is a major setback for highway safety, increasing the potential for deadly accidents

August 19, 2005 - Industry News

FMCSA Issues Hours of Service Rule Based on Medical Research, Traffic Safety Data

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Friday issued an Hours of Service rule that spells out the length of time commercial drivers can operate trucks before they are required to take a break.

August 19, 2005 - Industry News

California Diesel Prices 60 Cents Higher Than Elsewhere

Diesel fuel prices have hit an all-time high in California, topping San Francisco off at $3.15 per gallon.

August 16, 2005 - Industry News

Iowa Hikes Speed Limits and Enforcement on Rural Interstates

Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack has signed legislation increasing the speed limit on rural interstates from 65 to 70 mph.

August 12, 2005 - Industry News

C&C Trucking Selects Eaton VORAD Collision Warning Systems

Eaton Corp. has announced that C&C Trucking Inc., of Duncan, S.C., has specified the Eaton VORAD EVT-300 collision warning system on its recent purchase of 75 International 9400 tractors to be delivered in 2005 and 2006

August 10, 2005 - Industry News

Bush Signs $286.45 Billion Highway Bill

It took 11 extensions of the old law and almost two years of haggling, but Congress passed a $286.45 billion highway reauthorization bill Wednesday, increasing road and safety funding by 30% over the current program.

August 9, 2005 - Industry News

$500 Tax Credit Sought for Lane Departure Warning Devices

California-based Iteris Inc. said a bill has been introduced in Congress that provides financial incentives to buyers of commercial trucks and passenger cars who purchase safety-oriented advanced technology devices such as Iteris' Lane Departure Warning (LDW) systems.

August 8, 2005 - Industry News

Chevron Delo Names July’s MTRN Million Milers

Chevron's Delo product family of lubricants and coolants sponsors the Midnight Trucking Radio Network's Million Mile Club, which saw eight new members initiated into the program in July

August 8, 2005 - Industry News

Eight Driving Aces Join Midnight Trucking Radio Million-Mile Club for July

Chevron Delo, sponsor of the Midnight Trucking Radio Network's Million-Mile Club, announced eight new members in July 2005. Midnight Trucking Radio Network's Million-Mile Club, now in its 13th year, honors truck drivers with one million miles of accident-free driving

August 8, 2005 - Industry News

ATA: New Energy Bill Beneficial, But No Quick Fix

The American Trucking Assns. on Monday said the just-passed energy bill will ease the industry’s financial burden of buying and modernizing equipment to reduce emissions

August 4, 2005 - Industry News

Revamped Web Site Helps Firms Get Government Fleet Contracts

Global Access Marketing has introduced a refurbished web site where firms in the transportation industry can receive assistance in obtaining a government contract number, the essential first step toward becoming a vendor for government projects

August 2, 2005 - Industry News

Agricultural Exemption Amended and Clarified in Highway Bill

The Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference, an affiliate of the American Trucking Assns., praised the passage of the highway reauthorization legislation that makes the agricultural exemption to the federal hours of service for truck drivers permanent

August 2, 2005 - Industry News

Safety Inspectors Compete in Championship Event Aug. 15-19

Forty-nine highly trained truck and bus safety inspectors from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico will gather in Tampa, Fla., Aug. 15-19 to participate in the 13th annual North American Inspectors Championship.

August 1, 2005 - Industry News

DOT Announces Record Low Highway Fatality Rate in 2004

The fatality rate on the nation’s highways in 2004 was the lowest since record-keeping began 30 years ago, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced Monday

August 1, 2005 - Industry News

Congress Passes Bill Preventing Discrimination Against Drivers With Diabetes

Transportation legislation passed last week in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, contains an important provision that will help end discrimination against people with diabetes who seek employment as commercial drivers.

August 1, 2005 - Industry News

Share the Road Program Unveils New Web Site for Motorists

The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) has gone “live” with a new “Share the Road” web site aimed at educating motorists about the safest ways to drive alongside tractor-trailers.

August 1, 2005 - Industry News

New DOT-Certified Medical Professionals Registry Debuts

Finding a qualified medical professional to perform DOT medical exams just got easier. The National Academy of DOT Medical Examiners has launched the first national online registry of NADME certified DOT medical examiners

July 29, 2005 - Industry News

ATA Releases Its Scorecard on New Highway Bill

The American Trucking Assns. and ATA President Bill Graves said the six-year, $286.4 billion highway spending bill approved by Congress late last week addresses a host of the trucking industry’s critical needs.

July 17, 2005 - Industry News

Eight Driving Aces Join Midnight Trucking Radio Million-Mile Club for June

Chevron Delo, sponsor of the Midnight Trucking Radio Network's Million-Mile Club, announced eight new members in June 2005

July 14, 2005 - Industry News

Runge Departs NHTSA for Homeland Security Post

The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced Thursday that Dr. Jeffrey W. Runge, M.D., will be leaving his post as administrator of the Department’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to become the Department of Homeland Security’s new chief medical officer

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