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April 24, 2012

FMCSA Seeks Carriers for Safety Research

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is conducting research to determine whether onboard monitoring systems will improve driver safety performance and reduce risky driving behavior. The agency is hosting a webinar on May 9 to discuss the details of the study for carriers that would like to participate

April 20, 2012

MHC Kenworth-Kansas City is First Kenworth Paccar MX Dealer of Year

MHC Kenworth-Kansas City was named the first recipient of the Kenworth Paccar MX Dealer of the Year award for the U.S. and Canada at the annual Kenworth Dealer Meeting in Columbus, Ohio

April 20, 2012

2013 ATD Convention Moves to Orlando, Fla.

The American Truck Dealers is moving its 2013 Convention and Expo to Orlando, Fla., in response to survey results of attendees from the past convention. The 2013 ATD convention was originally scheduled for Tampa next April

April 10, 2012

Hovis Technical Training Center Celebrates Grand Opening

Hovis Auto & Truck Supply celebrated the grand opening of its Hovis Technical Training Center with an open house last month at its Mercer, Pa., facility

March 31, 2012

Leland Martin to Perform at Joplin Truckers Jamboree

A perennial favorite among drivers, guitarist and singer Leland Martin is will be the featured entertainer at the 16th Annual Joplin Truckers Jamboree

March 28, 2012

Arrow Truck Sales Announces Back on the Road Winner at MATS

Arrow Truck Sales named Billy Basenberg of Jasper, Ala., the winner of its Back on the Road award at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky

March 27, 2012

Steve Largent to Deliver Keynote at Xata User Event

Steve Largent, former congressman, National Football League Hall of Fame receiver and current president and CEO of CTIA-The Wireless Association, will deliver the keynote address during the Xata User Event Aug. 12 - 14 in Minneapolis

March 26, 2012

Paccar's Sobic Talks Trends at MATS Breakfast Briefing

Trucking is looking up, despite challenges such as federal regulation and rising fuel prices, said Dan Sobic, executive vice president at Paccar, during the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association annual Breakfast Briefing at the Mid-America Trucking Show last Friday

March 25, 2012

Volvo Hybrid Truck, Mean Green, to Attempt World Speed Record

Mean Green, said to be the world's fastest hybrid truck, will attempt to reach speeds in excess of 165 mph (260 km/h) April 27 at Wendover Airfield in Utah to best its own world speed records

March 22, 2012

TWNA Presents Rolf Lockwood With Lifetime Achievement Award

LOUISVILLE, KY -- Rolf Lockwood, vice president of editorial at Newcom Business Media and the founding editor of its flagship publication, Today's Trucking, last night received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Truck Writers of North Americ

March 22, 2012

Trucker Who Rescued Woman From Gunman is 2011 Goodyear Highway Hero

LOUISVILLE, KY -- The 2011 North America Highway Hero is a Tennessee-based truck driver who rescued a woman from a gun-wielding attacker. Chosen from among four finalists, Mike Schiotis of Spring Hill, Tenn., last night accepted the 29th annual award from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., the sponsor

March 22, 2012

Atlas Van Lines Rewards Professional Van Operators During Annual Event

Atlas Van Lines announced its annual driver appreciation event, known as Bravo (Boosting Recognition of Atlas Van Operators), is scheduled for April 16-20

March 21, 2012

Speedco Announces "All Roads Lead to Joplin" Event

Speedco will hold "All Roads Lead to Joplin," a community event benefitting the city of Joplin, Mo

March 21, 2012

MATS Health Awareness Walk Encourages Industry Fitness

The 2012 MATS Health Awareness Walk is a non-competitive 1.5-mile walk during the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ken., to promote health in the industry

March 16, 2012

Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville This Week

The 2012 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., runs Wednesday through Saturday this week with concerts, seminars and an FMCSA "listening session" on electronic onboard recorders in addition to the extensive exhibit halls

March 14, 2012

NPTC and Idealease Hosting 25 Safety Seminars

The National Private Truck Council and Idealease are hosting 25 "Truck Safety Evolution" seminars in the U.S. and Canada March through May

March 8, 2012

Mid-America Trucking Show Drawing Near

The 2012 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., is almost upon us, with concerts, seminars and a "listening session" on electronic onboard recorders in addition to the extensive exhibit halls

March 6, 2012

Baseball Executive Billy Beane to Headline Qualcomm Conference

Major League Baseball executive Billy Beane, the subject of Michael Lewis' bestselling book "Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game" and the Oscar-award-winning film "Moneyball," will headline Qualcomm's Vision 2012 Management Conference, June 4-7 in San Diego.

March 5, 2012

Outgoing TCA Chairman Urges Industry to Roll up its Sleeves

ORLANDO, FL -- Gary Salisbury spoke his mind during his last speech as Truckload Carriers Association chairman Monday morning, exhorting the trucking industry to knock off the pettiness and roll up its sleeves and do something to improve trucking's image

March 1, 2012

Peterbilt of Council Bluffs to Hold First Truck Show

The first annual Peterbilt of Council Bluffs Truck Show will take place Saturday, May 5 at the dealership in Council Bluffs, Iowa

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