August 30, 2013
The Green Fleet Conference, Oct. 1-2 in Phoenix, has added a panel discussion of truck maker representatives to discuss what they're doing to meet greenhouse gas/fuel economy regulations for 2014 and beyond, the current and future status of alternative fuels, hybrid/electric and more.
August 28, 2013
Law enforcement and truckers throughout the United States and Canada will join forces once again this fall for the World's Largest Truck Convoy to benefit Special Olympics. Truckers throughout Illinois are invited to join the annual Illinois convoy on Saturday, Sept. 28 in Tinley Park.
August 27, 2013
Omar Cueto, president of L & J Diesel Service Inc. in Jacksonville, Fla., will present a technical seminar entitled Going the Distance with Common Rail during the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Associations’ 2013 International BIG R Show in Las Vegas on Nov. 2-4, 2013.
August 22, 2013
TravelCenters of America LLC, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands, launched its annual campaign in support of the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund, a non-profit organization that helps truck drivers suffering from financial hardship due to medical problems.
August 21, 2013
The Remembrance Rescue Project is a non-profit firefighter support organization has restored the only two surviving heavy rescue trucks to respond to the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. On Sept. 11, 2001, the entire unit of nine firefighters with the Fire Department, City of New York Rescue 4 unit and 11 firefighters with the Rescue 5 unit lost their lives trying to save others at the World Trade Center complex.
August 16, 2013
A total of 52 roadside inspectors from across North America will gather in Salt Lake City, Utah, to compete to be named the best commercial vehicle inspector during the 21st annual North American Inspectors Championship, Aug. 19-23.
August 13, 2013
At the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo, keynote speaker Kipp Coddington will discuss how the Obama Administration’s policies will affect environmental and energy initiatives. Coddington heads an energy and environmental law firm in Washington, D.C. that focuses on the Clean Air Act, fossil fuels and fleet issues.
August 12, 2013
Scott McKain, bestselling author, will kick off the 9th annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week with a keynote address at the opening general session addressing how to distinguish yourself from the competition.
August 9, 2013
To help professional truck drivers lead longer, healthier lives, the Truckload Carriers Association will sponsor free health fairs at 18 TravelCenters of America/Petro Stopping Centers across the United States.
August 8, 2013
As part of the Heavy Duty Remanufacturing Group Summit to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on Jan. 27, 2014, there will be a luncheon featuring the annual “Heavy Duty Remanufacturer of the Year” Award.
August 6, 2013
The Truckload Carriers Association announced that country recording artist Lindsay Lawler, the spokesperson for TCA’s Highway Angel program, is about to begin a concert tour of 26 truck stops across southeast and Midwest America.
August 1, 2013
C.R. England is hosting its first Natural Gas Shipper Symposium, Tuesday, Aug. 6 at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah. The event highlights the current and future uses of natural gas in the trucking industry.
July 29, 2013
The High-Efficiency Truck Users Forum announced that Christopher Grundler, director of the Office of Transportation and Air Quality, U.S. EPA will give a keynote address at the upcoming HTUF National Meeting, October 7-9 in Chicago, Ill.
July 25, 2013
The Cleveland Indians are partnering with the Women In Trucking Association to honor all women in transportation careers. The event will take place at Progressive Stadium during the Cleveland Indians versus Texas Rangers game on July 28.
July 23, 2013
The New Model Truck Product Conference is scheduled for Sept. 10-12, 2013, at the Adoba Hotel Dearborn/Detroit (formerly Hyatt Dearborn Hotel) in Dearborn, Mich.
NTEA, the association for the Work Truck Industry, has announced dates for the next two years of The Work Truck Show, which will be held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind.
July 19, 2013
The closing keynote address at the 2013 Green Fleet Conference Oct. 2 in Phoenix will focus on grants and funding to help subsidize green fleet initiatives. Richard Battersby is the director of fleet services at University of California, Davis, and is Coordinator of the East Bay Clean Cities Coalition.
July 18, 2013
There's a new winning Best of Show entry in this year's Shell Rotella SuperRigs Contest, because the previously announced winner was found to not meet all the eligibility requirements for a working truck and trailer.
July 17, 2013
Tom Marx, CEO of Marx Group Advisors will address "Surviving and Thriving During a Merger, Acquisition, Divestiture or Other Change in Ownership" on Wednesday, July 24 at the Northwood University campus in Midland, Mich.
July 15, 2013
The World’s Largest Truckstop celebrated America’s truckers last week in a big way with the 34th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree. Held July 11-13, the event hosted nearly 40,000 drivers and their families as well as local residents. Visitors came from 19 different states and Canada to display their trucks.
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