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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

February 27, 2012

ACOFAS to Host Shop Safety Clinic

The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists is conducting a two-day Shop Safety Clinic covering Department of Labor postings, Environmental Protection Agency requirements and Occupational Safety and Hazard Agency regulations that affect truck repair shops

February 27, 2012

Work Truck Show in Indianapolis Next Week

The Work Truck Show returns to the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis March 6-8. Booth space at the show is sold out, with a record 563 exhibitors displaying Class 1-8 truck chassis, bodies, equipment and components

February 27, 2012

Women In Trucking to Host Third Annual "Salute to Women Behind the Wheel"

The Women In Trucking Association will host its third annual "Salute to the Women Behind the Wheel" at the Mid-America Trucking Show on Sat., March 24. Any woman with a commercial driver's license is encouraged to attend, including WIT members and non-members

February 24, 2012

Health and Wellness to be Key Topic at TCA's Annual Convention

The Truckload Carriers Associationwill offer numerous activities related to health and wellness at its Annual Convention in Kissimmee, Fla., March 4-7

February 24, 2012

Fleet Forum to Offer In-Depth Information at Mid-America

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Anne Ferro will join a lineup of industry experts next month as two of the trucking industry's publications, Fleet Owner and Heavy Duty Trucking, team up with the Mid-America Trucking Show to provide an in-depth look at the future of equipment and trucking in the 2012 Fleet Forum

February 14, 2012

TRIB Continues "Spot The Retreads" Competition at TMC Annual Meeting

The Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau will again hold its "Spot The Retreads" competition at the Technology and Maintenance Council's Annual Meeting and Exhibition Feb. 20-23 in Tampa, Fla

February 9, 2012

TCA to Host New Member Reception at Annual Convention

The Truckload Carriers Association is replacing its traditional New Member Breakfast with an evening cocktail reception, to be held Saturday, March 3, 2012, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., prior to the start of the convention at the Gaylord Palms in Kissimmee, Fla


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