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February 17, 2011 - Industry News

NATSN and PTP Rollout Fleet One Fuel Card

The North American Truck Stop Network and Professional Transportation Partners, LLC have announced the rollout of Over the Road and Local fuel cards program for its members. Fleet One is the processor for this new program

February 17, 2011 - Industry News

Caribou Coffee and NATSO Team Up to For a Better Cuppa'

NATSO, the national trade association representing truckstops and travel plazas, today announced it has partnered with Caribou Coffee to offer high-quality craft-roasted coffee to the selected NATSO-represented truckstops and travel plazas throughout the U.S

February 17, 2011 - Industry News

2011 North American Standard O-O-S Criteria Handbook & Pictorial is now Available from CVSA

The new 2011 North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria Handbook & Pictorial is now available for purchase

February 17, 2011 - Industry News

Pinnacle Trailer Sales is New East Dealer for the Carolinas

The two sites of Pinnacle Trailer Sales Inc. are now authorized dealerships for East Manufacturing's full line of aluminum dump trailers. The dealership has locations in Wilmington, NC, andSpartanburg, SC., providing new and pre-owned trailer sales, leasing, financing, rental, parts and repair services

February 17, 2011 - Industry News

Boyd Bros. Honors 3-million-mile Driver

Isaiah "Ike" Hamilton of Boyd Bros. Transportation: 22 years and 3 million safe miles.

Boyd Bros. Transportation of Clayton, Al. has extended honors to 22-year veteran, Isaiah "Ike" Hamilton, staying safe on the road for more than three million miles

February 17, 2011 - Industry News

AMSA Names "Independent Mover of the Year"

Albert Moving & Storage of Wichita Falls, Texas has been chosen as the nation's top independent moving company for 2010 by the American Moving & Storage Association.

February 17, 2011 - Industry News

Safety Groups May Accept Hours of Service Proposal

Even if the Advocates coalition does accept the final rule, industry says serious issues remain. ATA has not ruled out its own court challenge to the proposal.

A spokesman for the organizations that sued the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration over hours of service rules said the agency's proposed changes might be enough to get them to drop their suit. Henry Jasney, general counsel of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, would not say the groups won't return to court, but said the changes in the proposed rule do correct some of the problems the court found in previous rulings against FMCSA

February 17, 2011 - Industry News

DeFazio Bill Would Mandate Pay for Excessive Detention Time

Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., introduced a bill that would require the Department of Transportation to study industry detention practices and establish a maximum number of hours that drivers may be detained without being paid

February 17, 2011 - Industry News

Right to Repair Act Reintroduced in Massachusetts

The Right to Repair Act has been introduced in Massachusetts for the 2011-12 legislative session. The 2011 legislation is sponsored by Rep. Garrett Bradley (D-Hingham) and Sen. John Hart (D-South Boston) and has over 60 co-sponsors

February 17, 2011 - Industry News

HDAJ Honors Top Aftermarket Products

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Journal presented its annual Top 5 products honors during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas

February 16, 2011 - Industry News

Celadon's COO Paul Will to Deliver Keynote Address at Seventh Annual ALK Transportation Technology Summit

Paul Will, vice chairman, president and COO of the Celadon Group, will deliver the keynote address at the 2011 ALK Transportation Technology Summit. In making a return visit, Will brings a unique perspective on the new industry challenges and opportunities to surface "one year later.

February 16, 2011 - Industry News

Lion Technology Hosting HAZMAT Management Workshops in Los Angeles, Oakland

Lion Technology Inc. will be hosting a two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management Workshop in Los Angeles on March 10-11 and in Oakland on March 14-15.

February 16, 2011 - Industry News

ATA: Independent Review Casts Serious Doubt on HOS Proposal

An independent review of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Hours of Service "Regulatory Impact Analysis" has found the Agency wildly overstated the proposal's benefits

February 16, 2011 - Industry News

TransCore Reports Record Spot Market Volumes

According to TransCore's North American Freight Index, spot market freight volume was the highest in the company's 30-year history for the month of January

Tags: Economy

February 16, 2011 - Industry News

California Dump Truckers Sue CARB to Overturn Emission Rule

Calling the regulation "overreaching," the California Dump Truck Owners Association has filed suit against the California Air Resources Board challenging the legality of board's Truck and Bus Regulation

February 16, 2011 - Industry News

Getloaded Simplifies Trucking with Next Generation Upgrades

Getloaded announces the first in a series of upgrades and new features that make moving freight easier than ever. Recently released site enhancements help transportation professionals find loads fast

February 16, 2011 - Industry News

TIMTC, U.S. DOT to Sponsor Policy Issues Webinar Focusing On Truck Wireless Communication Technologies

Trucking industry stakeholders are invited to participate in a free webinar to discuss key policy and institutional challenges that could impact fleet adoption of new wireless communication technologies

February 15, 2011 - Industry News

FMCSA Extends HOS Comment Period to Cover Additional Documentation and Clerical Amendments

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published a notice advising it will extend the HOS comment period to March 4 from February 28. The additional time is to allow for review of addition documentation recently submitted to the public document by the Agency.

February 15, 2011 - Industry News

International Big R Show Now Booking Booth Space

Organizers of the Big R show for the remanufacturing industry has opened up the booking process for booth space at its 2011 show, which takes place October 29-31 at the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel

February 15, 2011 - Industry News

FTR Shippers Condition Index Reflects Tightening Capacity

FTR Associates has lowered its Shippers Condition Index to reflect tightening carrier capacity, particularly in the truckload sector

Tags: Economy

February 15, 2011 - Industry News

Ryder Expands and Refreshes Rental Fleet With 6,700 New Vehicles

Ryder System, Inc. is expanding and refreshing its North American rental fleet with 6,700 new trucks, tractors, trailers, and vans to meet accelerating demand as the economy continues to rebound

February 15, 2011 - Industry News

England Logistics Acquires TMS Technologies

England Logistics, Inc. has acquired TMS Technologies, LLC, in Alma, Michigan

February 15, 2011 - Industry News

Rand McNally Receives Women's Business Enterprise National Certification

Rand McNally has received national certification as a Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women's Business Development Center-Chicago Certification Committee -- a regional certifying partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council

February 15, 2011 - Industry News

Riviera Finance Partners with NavStar Technologies to Finance EOBRs

NavStar Technologies, Inc. has partnered with Riviera Finance to assist trucking companies that will need financing to purchase Electronic On Board Recorders

February 15, 2011 - Industry News

Eaton Hybrid System to Power Fuel Efficient School Bus

Eaton Corporation will supply a hybrid electric power system for Navistar's IC Bus brand school buses

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