Safety & Compliance

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July 17, 2007 - Industry News

Trucking Groups Urge Government Backing for APUs

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) and the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) urged state governments in the United States and provincial governments in Canada to revise their fuel tax systems to encourage trucker

July 5, 2007 - Industry News

California Takes Over Federal OKs for Transportation Projects

California this month became the first of five eligible states under the new federal SAFETEA-LU transportation bill to participate in a pilot program allowing Caltrans to take over the lead from the Federal Highway Administratio

July 3, 2007 - Industry News

Ontario Officials Push Mandatory Speed Limiters on Trucks

Ontario Transportation Minister Donna Cansfield said the Government of Ontario will introduce legislation after this fall's provincial election to adopt a proposal put forward by the Ontario Trucking Association almost two years ago

July 2, 2007 - Industry News

Roadcheck 2007 Shows Advances in Truck Fleet Safety

The U.S. trucking industry showed improvement in truck safety, including an increase in the number of drivers wearing their safety belts, as well as industry compliance with hazardous materials regulations,

June 27, 2007 - Industry News

ATT and Mobile Awareness Provide Truck Safety Products

Advanced Transportation Technologies (ATT) has entered into a sales and distribution agreement with Mobile Awareness, a company that designs and markets transportation safety products.

June 21, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Backs Expanding Education Benefits for Returning Vets

American Trucking Associations Chairman Ray Kuntz testified before the House Veteran's Affairs Subcommittee late last week on economic opportunity in support of expanded educational benefits for veterans

June 20, 2007 - Industry News

Groups Assail President's Mexico Truck Pilot Program

Organizations representing highway and truck safety groups, labor and independent truck drivers joined members of Congress Wednesday, accusing the Bush administration of ignoring federal safety laws concerning a pilot progra

June 18, 2007 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Earns Safety Award for a Third Year

Barr-Nunn Transportation has received a Silver Award by Great West Casualty Co. as part of the 2006 National Fleet Safety Awards Program. The Fleet Safety Award Program drew more than 525 entries from across the country.

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

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