Safety & Compliance

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September 5, 2006 - Industry News

Bush Nominates Mary Peters as Secretary of Transportation

President Bush has announced he has selected Mary Peters, former federal highway administrator, to succeed Norman Mineta as secretary of transportation. Peters headed the Federal Highway Administration

September 5, 2006 - Industry News

Bush Nominates Mary Peters as Transportation Secretary

President Bush has announced he has selected Mary Peters, former federal highway administrator, to succeed Norman Mineta as secretary of transportation. Peters headed the Federal Highway Administration

August 29, 2006 - Industry News

Sentry Insurance Sponsors MTRN Safety Program

The Midnight Trucking Radio Network (MTRN) has announced a new alliance with Sentry Insurance that will provide owner-operators and fleets of all sizes with up-to-date safety information.

August 24, 2006 - Industry News

Big Truck Crash Fatalities, Injuries Down in 2005

A new report on 2005 highway crashes issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows a small decline in the number of fatalities from large truck crashe

August 24, 2006 - Industry News

ATA Unveils Model Motor Carrier/Broker Agreements

The American Trucking Associations has released two model agreements that can be used to help structure contractual relationships between motor carriers and brokers. The model contracts – a short and a long version – were develope

August 22, 2006 - Industry News

B.C. Inspector Wins 2006 North American Inspectors Championship

Richard Roberts, a commercial vehicle inspector from the Vancouver area of British Columbia, Canada, took top honors at the North American Inspectors Championship (NAIC) held in New Orleans Aug. 14-20.

August 21, 2006 - Industry News

CVSA Checking Rigs for Bad Brakes Next Week

Beginning Aug. 27 and running through Sept. 2, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will be inspecting heavy-duty vehicles throughout the country for bad brakes during its Brake Safety Week

August 17, 2006 - Industry News

Ol' Blue Seeks Participants for Online HOS Survey

If you have ever attended one of the major truck shows, you might have seen the Ol’ Blue, USA display. For more than two decades, Ol’ Blue (a classic 1951 KW) and its crew, along with the hel

August 17, 2006 - Industry News

Load-Grip Ensures Motor Carriers are in Full Compliance with Safety Law

NRI Industries, an Ontario, Canada-based manufacturer of recycled rubber products, has introduced its Load-Grip friction mat, a cargo-securing solution for motor carriers

August 10, 2006 - Industry News

Dart Transit Lauded for Safety, Operational Excellence

Great West Casualty has awarded Dart Transit Co. with its “Platinum Award” for safety and operational excellence.

August 4, 2006 - Industry News

John Hill Confirmed as FMCSA Chief

The Senate late last week confirmed safety veteran John Hill as chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

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August 1, 2006 - Industry News

Con-way LTL Carriers, Employees Honored for Safety

Con-way Freight, a subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has been honored by two state trucking associations for exemplary safety performance, while two of the company's driver sales representative

August 1, 2006 - Industry News

Roadside Vehicle Inspectors Vie for Top Honors

Roadside inspectors from across the continent will convene in New Orleans and compete to become the best commercial vehicle inspector during this year's annual North American Inspectors Championship (NAIC) Aug. 14-20.

July 27, 2006 - Industry News

AFTC Backs Action on Renewable Fuels

The Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference (AFTC) of the American Trucking Associations announced that it has formed a Renewable Fuels Task Force to examine issues associated with renewable fuel

July 26, 2006 - Industry News

ATRI Reports First Round of Diesel Fuel Testing

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) recently initiated a research study to track what changes occur to on-road diesel fuel properties as a result of the transition to ultra low sulfur diesel (ULSD).

July 17, 2006 - Industry News

NPTC Hosts 4th Annual National Safety Conference

The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) has scheduled its fourth annual National Safety Conference for Sept. 14-15, at the Hyatt Hotel at Dulles International Airport just outside of Washington, D.C

July 12, 2006 - Industry News

ATRI Seeks Carrier Input for HOS Study

The American Transportation Research Institute announced this week it is seeking motor carrier data to measure the effects of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s hours of service

July 10, 2006 - Industry News

Schneider National's Driver Training Program Lauded

Schneider National Inc. has received an Excellence in Practice Award from the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD).

June 27, 2006 - Industry News

Volvo Trucks Donates 750 Child Car Seats

In an effort to help improve child safety in Guilford County in North Carolina, Volvo Trucks North America today donated more than 750 child safety seats to local community service organizations.

June 27, 2006 - Industry News

Truck Safety Enforcement Efforts Having an Impact

In the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial vehicles in the world, 14 trucks or buses were inspected every minute from Canada to Mexico during Roadcheck 2006.

June 27, 2006 - Industry News

ATA Lauds Panel’s Action on Hazmat Background Checks

The American Trucking Associations said it approves of actions last week by a House subcommittee to narrow the application of fingerprint-based screening requirements to drivers who transport security sensitive materials.

June 27, 2006 - Industry News

EPA Issues Final Report on Boutique Fuels

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a report by the Boutique Fuels Task Force to analyze the impacts of boutique fuels, or fuel blends, used by states to help meet clean air standards.

June 26, 2006 - Industry News

Mineta Sets Departure Date of July 7

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta said his last in office will be Friday, July 7. Mineta’s letter of resignation to President Bush was made public late last week

June 19, 2006 - Industry News

Some Diesel Fuel Additives Shouldn’t Go in 2007 Diesel Engines

Diesel fuel additives that are not clearly labeled as approved for use in model year 2007, or newer engines, should not be used in new diesel motor vehicles according to the Automotive Specialty Products Alliance (ASPA)

June 18, 2006 - Industry News

ATA Calls California Diesel Bill Costly, Unwise, Redundant

American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves urges the state Senate Transportation and Housing Committee to reject a pending California state “magnet bill” that would authorize local air districts

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