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November 21, 2010 - Industry News

HDA Truck Pride Names Executive Committee

The newly combined parts group, HDA Truck Pride, recently held its first Board of Managers meeting in St. Petersburg, Fla., where its executive committee was elected

November 18, 2010 - Industry News

CVSN Pinewood Challenge Returns to HDAW Las Vegas

This year's Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week will once again feature the 18-wheel CVSN Pinewood Challenge

November 18, 2010 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn to Open Columbus Ohio Driver Terminal

Barr-Nunn Transportation will soon be opening their fourth and newest driver terminal, located in Columbus, Ohio

November 18, 2010 - Industry News

FMCSA Makes Changes in CSA 2010

FMCSA says it will change the severity weighting in Cargo-Related BASICs under CSA 2010. (Photo by Jim Park)

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is making some changes in the Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 program it will roll out next month. The agency announced yesterday that based on feedback from the industry and the enforcement community, it is going to address concerns about how the system evaluates carriers in the Cargo-Related safety category

November 18, 2010 - Industry News

Cuomo Announces Transportation Transition Committee

New York State Motor Truck Association Executive Director Kendra Adams has been named to the transition team of New York Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo

November 18, 2010 - Industry News

HDMA Names 2011 Board Chair and New Directors

HDMA, an affiliate of the Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association, has named Jack Shaffer, president and chief operating officer of Bergstrom, 2011 chairman of the HDMA Board

November 17, 2010 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Posts Profit

ArvinMeritor reported a $12 million profit for its 2010 fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30, compared to a loss of about $1.2 billion the previous year

November 17, 2010 - Industry News

CNG Gas Valve Integrated with Filter

Parker Fluid Control Division introduces the CNG Natural Gas Valve Integrated With Filter, especially suited for downstream valve installations in CNG-powered transportation

Tags: Fuel and Oil

November 17, 2010 - Industry News

Electric Trucks to be Tested at LA-Area Ports

The Port of Long Beach and Vision Motor Corp. of El Segundo, Calif., have entered into an agreement to develop and demonstrate a hydrogen fuel cell/plug-in electric Tyrano Class 8 on-road truc

November 17, 2010 - Industry News

Researcher: 'Remanufacturing is Not Melting the Icebergs'

New research into the carbon footprint of remanufacturing found that remanufacturing avoids between 38 percent and 53 percent of the carbon dioxide that is generated from new production

November 17, 2010 - Industry News

YRC Looks to Close 12% of Terminals

YRC Worldwide wants to close about 12 percent of its terminals, targeting smaller facilities with low freight volume

November 17, 2010 - Industry News

Class 8 Orders Rise to Highest Level of Year

October net orders of heavy-duty Class 8 commercial vehicles for North American markets were 18,914 units, up 24 percent month-over-month from September, according to ACT Research Co. That's the second highest monthly total since April of 2008 and the highest this year

November 16, 2010 - Industry News

Oberstar Says Farewell, Talks About Future of Infrastructure Debate

Rep. James Oberstar talks about Minnesota transportation projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act during a 2009 press conference..

Minnesota Democrat James Oberstar, the 36-year veteran legislator who has used his encyclopedic knowledge of transportation issues to shape generations of highway legislation, bid an emotional farewell in an hour-long conference with the transportation press yesterday afternoon

November 16, 2010 - Industry News

South Carolina to Require Intrastate DOT Numbers

South Carolina Trucking Association President Rick Todd announced his group's support of the new program.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety's State Transport Police division is going to start requiring registration of intrastate commercial motor vehicles

November 16, 2010 - Industry News

Prolong Super Duty Diesel Treatment

Prolong Super Lubricants offers its Super Duty Diesel Fuel Treatment for use in long-haul truck applications

Tags: Fuel and Oil

November 16, 2010 - Industry News

Rush Truck Centers Partners With Community College to Launch Training Program

Laredo Community College President Dr. Juan L. Maldonado (left) receives the keys to a Peterbilt tractor with a Utility trailer from Rush Truck Center – Laredo General Manager Lewis Woodul

Rush Truck Center-Laredo (Texas) has made a significant donation to help Laredo Community College launch a Professional Truck Driving Training Program and upgrade its Diesel Engine Mechanics and Repair Program training curriculu

November 16, 2010 - Industry News

P.A.M. Gets Approval for Mexican Operations

P.A.M. Transportation Services announced that its primary operating subsidiary, P.A.M. Transport, has received authorization from the Mexico Department of Economy to establish a network of offices in Mexico

November 16, 2010 - Industry News

Ryder to Offer DEF at All Full-Service Locations

Ryder System will soon be offering diesel exhaust fluid, needed for operation of many EPA-2010 engines, at every full service Ryder location in North America

Tags: Fuel and Oil

November 16, 2010 - Industry News

LaHood Launches 'Faces of Distracted Driving' Campaign

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today launched "Faces of Distracted Driving," an online video series exploring the tragic consequences of texting and cell phone use while driving

November 15, 2010 - Industry News

October Spot Freight Index Up Year Over Year; Slow Growth From September

In October, TransCore's market research shows a 69 percent increase in spot market freight availability, compared to October 2009. For the third consecutive month, spot freight achieved the highest level for the month of October since 2005

November 15, 2010 - Industry News

Daimler Financial Changes Name

Daimler Financial Services announced that it changed its legal entity name to Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC

November 15, 2010 - Industry News

PeopleNet Becomes a Trucker Buddy Sponsor

PeopleNet has become one of Trucker Buddy's newest donors for 2010

November 15, 2010 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Up Third Week in Row

The average price of a gallon of diesel fuel rose for the third week in a row, by 6.8 cents last week, according to weekly figures from the U.S. Department of Energy

Tags: Fuel and Oil

November 15, 2010 - Industry News

Bridgestone Bandag to Relocate Headquarters

Bridgestone Americas plans to relocate members of its senior management team and other functions of its Muscatine, Iowa-based Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions operations to locations in the Nashville, Tenn., area, including BSAM's headquarters facility in Nashville

November 15, 2010 - Industry News

New Driver Distraction Study Looks at Cell Phone Use in the Cab

New study finds activities like dialing and reaching for phone while driving are more risky than  simply talking or listening on phone. (Photo by Jim Park)

The amount of visual distraction is a key factor in whether in-cab technology increases crash risk for commercial drivers, according to a new study conducted by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

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