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September 14, 2009 - Industry News

Alabama, Kentucky Truck Safety Efforts Target Car AND Truck Drivers

Alabama is the latest state to join the Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks (TACT) campaign, while Kentucky recently launched the final blitz of enforcement for its TACT campaign, an effort to boost safety in and around commercial motor vehicle

September 14, 2009 - Industry News

SCR for 2010 Webinar Starts Today

Heavy Duty Trucking, Daimler Trucks North America, Detroit Diesel and FactsAboutSCR.com are holding a free webinar on the new EPA 2010 emissions control technology selective catalytic reduction and the development of the diesel exhaust fluid infrastructure in North Americ

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September 13, 2009 - Industry News

Pilot Program for Heavier Trucks Praised, Attacked

A federal proposal to allow a pilot program testing heavier tractor-trailers drew both praise and fire Friday

September 11, 2009 - Industry News

OOIDA Says Minnesota Troopers Had No Authority Over Interstate Truckers

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has broadened a lawsuit challenging Minnesota's controversial truck driver fatigue checklist, and now says the Minnesota State Patrol had no authority to issue citations to drivers of interstate motor carriers prior to Aug. 1

September 11, 2009 - Industry News

Ohio Technical College Reaches 40 Years of Training

Ohio Technical College has reached the 40-year mark for providing hands-on diesel and automotive trainin

September 11, 2009 - Industry News

Freightliner Cascadia Brings Awareness to 9/11 Campaign

The Halo Foundation and Road Scholar Transport "93 Cents for Flight 93" campaign featured a Daimler Trucks North America Freightliner Cascadia at its kick-off event Friday in Shankesville, Pa

September 11, 2009 - Industry News

TransCore Webinar to Cover Broker, 3PL Issues

TransCore will address critical cash flow issues facing brokers and 3PLs in a sluggish economy in an upcoming webinar titled "Brokers as Bankers.

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September 11, 2009 - Industry News

Third Quarter Rebound Expected For Truck Production

The production of new heavy- and medium-duty commercial vehicles is expected to start improving slowly in the third quarter, according to ACT Research's recently published North American Commercial Vehicle Outlook

September 11, 2009 - Industry News

Congress Cracks Down on PHMSA Special Permits Program

Congress is cracking down on the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, following a report by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that found the agency was granting special permits without reviewing applicants' safety historie

September 11, 2009 - Industry News

Southern Tank Transport Launches Logistics Arm

Alabama-based Southern Tank Transport, a bulk carrier of commodities, has launched a new division, STT Logistics, which will provide logistics, freight management and brokerage service

September 11, 2009 - Industry News

FTR Conference: Slow Recovery in the Cards For Freight Industry

Despite recent news that several economic indicators are hitting a bottom, don't expect the freight market to make a sharp tur

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September 11, 2009 - Industry News

Canadian Government Funds Incentives For Fuel Efficient Technologies

The government of Canada is shelling out $1 million to fund a pilot initiative to encourage the use of fuel-efficient technologies in heavy-duty truck

September 11, 2009 - Industry News

Leland Brake and Wheel Adds to Distribution Network

Pennsylvania-based Leland Brake and Wheel has added Power Brake Service in Brooklyn, N.Y., to its list of distributor

September 10, 2009 - Industry News

TMW Nails Down Speakers for Upcoming TransForum

TMW Systems has unveiled speakers for its annual TransForum user conference and exhibition Sept. 20-23, including keynote retired Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, who was involved with the Gulf Coast military relief efforts following Hurricane Katrin

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September 10, 2009 - Industry News

OPEC Leaves Oil Production Levels Unchanged

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries will leave its current crude oil production levels unchanged, according to a statement released last wee

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September 10, 2009 - Industry News

Power Train Savers Selects Sonnax As Supplier

Power Train Savers, a drivetrain protection device used in automotive, truck, marine and industrial applications, has selected Sonnax Industries as its global supplier

September 10, 2009 - Industry News

Cummins Recognized For Corporate Sustainability by Dow Jones Index

For the fifth straight year, Cummins landed in the top 10 percent of the world's largest 2,500 companies in corporate sustainability, according to the Dow Jones Sustainability World inde

September 10, 2009 - Industry News

FCCC, Enova to Develop All-Electric Commercial Chassis

Through a new agreement between Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. and Enova Systems, FCCC will integrate Enova's 120kW and 90kW all-electric drive system technologies into certain chassis platforms

September 10, 2009 - Industry News

Brake Safety Week Starts Sept. 13

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will host its annual Brake Safety Week Sept. 13-1

September 10, 2009 - Industry News

AssureNet to Distribute Mobileye's Advanced Warning Technologies

Netherlands-based Mobileye, which specializes in advanced image sensing and processing technology for automotive applications, has formed a distribution partnership with Phoenix-based AssureNet, which provides safety and risk-management services to the insurance and transportation industries in the U.S

September 10, 2009 - Industry News

New Penn Teamsters Accept YRC Labor Contract

Teamsters for YRC's regional operating unit New Penn, who initially rejected YRC Worldwide's new labor contract, have voted to approve the contract 912-334

September 10, 2009 - Industry News

LoadTrek.net to Offer QSI's TREQ-M4 Display

LoadTrek.net has partnered with QSI Corp. to make the company's TREQ-M4 mobile data terminal available for LoadTrek.net customer

September 10, 2009 - Industry News

Freight Transportation Services Index Sees First Rise Since February

The Freight Transportation Services Index gained 1.6 percent in July from its June level, marking the first monthly increase since February and the largest boost since January 200

September 10, 2009 - Industry News

TCP: Fleets Cautious on Equipment and Expansion

Although more carriers report plans to expand and acquire equipment in the coming months, they will do so cautiously and only if certain conditions improve, according to a recent quarterly surve

September 10, 2009 - Industry News

Kenly 95 Truckstop Unveils Lighthouse

The Kenly (N.C.) 95 TA Truckstop recently unveiled a 65-foot lighthouse, constructed as part of a larger expansion of the truckstop that should be completed in early 2010

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