Safety & Compliance

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June 7, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Warns 4-wheelers About Dangers of 'Drafting'

The American Trucking Associations is urging automobile drivers to avoid the dangerous practice of tailgating heavy trucks in efforts to increase fuel economy. The nation's largest trucking industry trade group als

June 1, 2007 - Industry News

Schneider National Bulk Carriers Gets Responsible Care Certification

Wisconsin-based Schneider National Bulk Carriers, a division of Schneider National Inc., has been awarded the American Chemistry Council's Responsible Care Certification.

May 30, 2007 - Industry News

Con-way Freight Honored for Safety by MMCA

Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has been honored for its safety record by the Missouri Motor Carriers Association (MMCA). The association recently presented Con-way Freigh

May 24, 2007 - Industry News

Drivers: CVSA Roadcheck Inspections Begin Next Wednesday

For 72 hours starting next Wednesday, June 6, more than 10,000 specially-trained and certified officers will blanket North America's roadways to prevent truck and bus crashes. For the past 20 years

May 22, 2007 - Industry News

Central Freight Lines' Division Wins Truck Safety Contest.

Central Freight Lines Inc., among the largest LTL carriers and intrastate carriers in Texas, was a recent winner in the Texas Motor Transportation Association (TMTA) Truck Safety Contest

May 16, 2007 - Industry News

2007 Roadcheck Inspections Slated June 5-7

The annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck will occur June 5-7 for 72 continuous hours throughout Canada, Mexico and the United States.

May 16, 2007 - Industry News

Contractor Fleet Gets SmartDrive Driver Risk System Installation

SmartDrive Systems Inc., a global leader in driver risk management systems and services, has completed a full fleet deployment at McBride Electric, a nationwide electrical contractor.

May 10, 2007 - Industry News

LifeGuard RollTek Seatbelts Offered on New Freightliner Cascadia

LifeGuard Technologies has introduced LifeGuard RollTek side roll protection to the heavy trucking industry, available now on the Freightliner Cascadia Class 8 truck.

April 30, 2007 - Industry News

U.S., Mexican Trucks to Begin Cross-Border Demonstration Program at Same Time

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary E. Peters announced late Monday that U.S. trucks will begin operating in Mexico for the first time ever - starting at the same time Mexican trucks begin operating north of the commercial borde

April 20, 2007 - Industry News

SmartDrive, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Win Innovation Award

SmartDrive Systems, a fleet vehicle safety service, has been awarded the "Joint Venture Innovation Award" for 2007 along with its partner in fleet-related risk management, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance UK.

March 29, 2007 - Industry News

Prime Inc. Credits Iteris System for 85% Accident Reduction

Iteris Inc. announced that Prime Inc., a premier refrigerated, flatbed and tanker carrier, has achieved an 85 percent decrease rate in run-off-road and rollover accidents since deploying Iteris' Lane Departure Warning (LDW) system

March 26, 2007 - Industry News

ATRI Cites Initial Findings on Speed Governor Issue

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has released the initial analysis of its industry survey on speed governor use as part of a larger year-long ATRI initiative to analyze the potential safety

March 26, 2007 - Industry News

TRIB: Florida Bill to Ban Retread Tires is Dead

Florida Sen. Victor D. Crist's recently proposed bill to ban the use of retreaded tires by most trucks in Florida is now a dead issue, according to Harvey Brodsky, managing director of the Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB)

March 14, 2007 - Industry News

18 Trucking Companies Recognized by TCA for Safe Operation

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has announced the two grand prize winners and the division winners of the highly-coveted 2006 National Fleet Safety Awards. The National Fleet Safety Awards recognize those companies

March 14, 2007 - Industry News

Small Truck Backup Camera Systems Debut

Mobile Awareness, which provides safety products to the transportation industry, is distributing two new rugged small truck camera systems. The solutions are being provided through a joint venture with Missouri-based Visor-View Inc

March 6, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Study: Flexibility Needed Within Driver Work and Rest Rules

Commercial truck drivers need greater flexibility within federal driver work and rest rules to allow drivers to select sleep times and duration based on individual need, according to a study released Tuesday

March 1, 2007 - Industry News

SmartDrive Systems Hires Fleet Safety Expert

SmartDrive Systems Inc. has hired Pete Van Beek, founder of Training Alternatives Group (TAG), to bolster SmartDrive's fleet vehicle safety improvement service. Van Beek will be SmartDrive's director of safety

March 1, 2007 - Industry News

PSI Adds New Markings Hoses for Easy Identification

Pressure Systems International has added clearly identifiable markings to the flexible valve stem connection hoses of the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) by PSI. The new look incorporates a yellow stripe

February 23, 2007 - Industry News

U.S. Allows Cross Border Trucking for the First Time

U.S. trucks will for the first time be allowed to make deliveries in Mexico under a year-long pilot program that expands cross border trucking operations with Mexico, U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary E. Peters announced Frida

February 23, 2007 - Industry News

U.S. Allows Cross Border Trucking for the First Time

U.S. trucks will for the first time be allowed to make deliveries in Mexico under a year-long pilot program that expands cross border trucking operations with Mexico, U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary E. Peters announced toda

February 22, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Seeks Tougher Driver Training Standards

The American Trucking Associations is calling for tougher driver training standards in efforts to raise the safety bar for new drivers entering the industry.

February 21, 2007 - Industry News

Orion Debuts Line of Emergency Safety Kits for Drivers

Orion Safety Products has introduced three new Emergency Safety Kits. The three-kit line was designed to let motorists select a kit that matches their driving habits and weather conditions.

February 15, 2007 - Industry News

FMCSA Offers Rail Crossing Safety Card

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has a new card drivers can keep with them about highway-rail grade crossing safety

February 12, 2007 - Industry News

Eaton Takes VORAD To Higher Level Of Safety Technology

Eaton Corp. has introduced its next generation VORAD safety system, which Eaton says will provide the trucking industry with several options to meet the individual safety demands of fleets and owner-operators.

February 9, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Promoting Employer Notification Systems

The American Trucking Associations has petitioned the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to amend its safety regulations to promote greater motor carrier use of “employer notification systems.”

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