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March 22, 2012 - Industry News

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

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March 22, 2012 - Industry News

Trucker Who Rescued Woman From Gunman is 2011 Goodyear Highway Hero

Mike Schiotis saved a woman from a gun-weilding assailant. Photo by Paul Hartley, Add Media.

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

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March 22, 2012 - Industry News

Vipar Heavy Duty Names James McGuire Director of Business Development

Vipar Heavy Duty named James McGuire director of business development with responsibility for stockholder development in the Central U.S

March 22, 2012 - Industry News

TCA Highway Angel Helps Man Having Heart Attack

The Truckload Carriers Association's latest Highway Angel is Jonathan "AZ" Atzenhofer, a professional truck driver for FTC Transportation Inc. of Oklahoma City

March 22, 2012 - Industry News

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

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March 22, 2012 - Industry News

Universal Lubricants Launches Initiative to Convert Fleets to Re-refined Engine Oils

Universal Lubricants announced an initiative to educate fleets about the benefits of re-refined engine oils

March 22, 2012 - Industry News

Secretary LaHood Heads List of Inaugural NAFA Safety Leadership Award Winners

NAFA Fleet Management Association's Safety Advisory Council announced the winners of its inaugural Safety Leadership Awards, which will be presented at NAFA's 2012 Institute & Expo in St. Louis on April 22

March 22, 2012 - Industry News

Pilot Flying J Acquires Travel Plaza in Alexandria, Minn.

Pilot Flying J acquired a travel plaza in Alexandria, Minn., at 3181 Evergreen Lane off Interstate 94 at Exit 100. It will remain open during remodeling, which is expected to be complete in July 2012.

March 21, 2012 - Industry News

Cummins to Have 2014-compliant Engines in Service by 2013

Cummins current lineup, including the ISX15, ISX12 and the new ISX12 G will meet 2014 fuel efficiency standards by 2013, Cummins says.

LOUISVILLE, KY -- Cummins Inc. says it will be ready to ship its full line-up 2014-compliant heavy-duty diesel and natural gas engines a full year ahead of deadline, and they'll feature improved reliability and fuel economy

March 21, 2012 - Industry News

'2020 Super Truck' Wins Freightliner Design Contest on Facebook

LOUISVILLE, KY -- Swoopy styling and interior innovations by a young art student won Freightliner Trucks' Future of Pride & Profit design contest, conducted over the last four months strictly on Facebook

March 21, 2012 - Industry News

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

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March 21, 2012 - Industry News

House Will Push Highway Extension

The House still wants to link energy revenues with highway funding, such as drilling in previously protected areas of the Arctic.

The House, unable to resolve internal differences regarding its five-year, $260 billion highway bill and opposed to the Senate's two-year, $109 billion measure, is going to push for a three-month extension of the current program

March 21, 2012 - Industry News

L&M Transportation Raises Money for Childhood Cancer Research Foundation

Fourteen LMTS employees shaved their heads in support of the St. Baldrick's Foundation, which supports childhood cancer research.

On St. Patrick's Day, L&M Transportation Services raised $6,500 for childhood cancer research with the St. Baldrick's Foundation at an event in Clayton, N.C

March 21, 2012 - Industry News

January-February Biodiesel Volume Slips from Late 2011 Growth

Last year, the biodiesel industry produced a record of nearly 1.1 billion gallons, supporting more than 39,000 U.S. jobs.

The U.S. biodiesel industry produced 135 million gallons of fuel in the first two months of 2012, according to new numbers released by the EPA Wednesday

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March 21, 2012 - Industry News

Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico Rose 14.3% in 2011

Surface transportation trade between the U.S. and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners, Canada and Mexico, in 2011 is valued at $904 billion, a 14.3% increase compared to 2010

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March 21, 2012 - Industry News

Ferro Discusses CSA Changes at MATS

Anne Ferro speaks at the MATS Fleet Forum. (photo by Justin Miller)

LOUISVILLE, KY -- The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is getting ready to roll out some revisions to the SMS database it uses in its CSA (Compliance, Safety, Accountability) program, including dropping the Cargo Securement BASIC and adding a Hazmat BASIC, Administrator Anne Ferro announced during the Mid-America Trucking Show Fleet Forum Wednesday

March 21, 2012 - Industry News

Marten Transport Increases Detention Pay

Marten Transport, a Wisconsin-based carrier, instituted an increase to its automatic driver detention pay, in addition to maintenance pay, to offset any negative effects of downtime

March 21, 2012 - Industry News

IdleAir Opens New Site in Benson, Ariz.

IdleAir has opened a new location in Benson, Ariz. next to Love's at Exit 302 off of I-10

March 21, 2012 - Industry News

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

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March 20, 2012 - Industry News

ATA: Common Sense Must Govern CSA Crash Accountability Decisions

American Trucking Associations' leaders expressed serious concern over the recent decision by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to continue to count every truck-involved crash in CSA scores, including those the truck driver could not have prevented

March 20, 2012 - Industry News

Carriers Optimistic for 2012

The Transport Capital Partners 1Q 2012 Business Expectations Survey found that carriers continue to be optimistic for the year ahead, with 77% of the carriers surveyed expecting volumes to increase in the year ahead and only 2.6% expecting volumes to decrease

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March 20, 2012 - Industry News

Highway Angel Honored for Helping Woman with Diabetes

Jonathan Bennet, driver for Walden Haulers Group in Harriman, Tenn., is TCA's latest Highway Angel.

The Truckload Carriers Associationnamed Jonathan W. Bennett, a professional truck driver for Walden Haulers Group Inc., Harriman, Tenn., its latest Highway Angel

March 20, 2012 - Industry News

CARB Urges Truckers to Report Vehicles Before March 30 Deadline

The California Air Resources Board is reminding California-bound truck owners that the deadline to report information regarding their fleets has been extended to March 30

March 20, 2012 - Industry News

Arpin Group Completes Green Renovation of World Headquarters

Arpin Group renovated its world headquarters in Warwick, R.I. to be environmentally friendly. Upgrades include New insulated solar reflective windows, new roofing and occupancy sensors to control lighting.

Arpin Group has completed a $2 million yearlong renovation project to expand its U.S.-based world headquarters and transform it into a "green" facility

March 20, 2012 - Industry News

FleetPride Opens Fourth Utah Location

FleetPride has opened a new 8,000-square-foot location in Ogden, Utah, its fourth location in the state

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