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April 21, 2009 - Industry News

AAA Study: Aggressive Driving a Factor in Up to 56 Percent of Deadly Crashes

As many as 56 percent of deadly crashes involve one or more unsafe driving behaviors typically associated with aggressive driving, according to a new analysis by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

April 21, 2009 - Industry News

TMW, WebTech Wireless Partner to Offer Fleet Management Solutions

TMW Systems, a leading provider of enterprise transportation software, and Vancouver, Canada-based WebTech Wireless, which offers location-based and fleet telematics products and services, announced a reseller and partnership agreemen

April 21, 2009 - Industry News

Piedmont Natural Gas Launches Green Fleet Pilot Program

Piedmont Natural Gas in North Carolina has launched a Green Fleet pilot program, examining natural gas as an alternative to diesel fuel for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles in its fleet

April 20, 2009 - Industry News

NorCal Kenworth Moves to Anderson

NorCal Kenworth recently relocated to a newly refurbished facility in Anderson, Calif., that doubles the size of its former location in Redding and provides convenient freeway access

April 20, 2009 - Industry News

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute Honors

The Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute recognized outstanding leadership in the alternative fuels and vehicles industr

April 20, 2009 - Industry News

OOIDA Lawsuit on Cross-Border Trucking Dismissed

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has lost its bid to have a court declare the cross-border trucking pilot program illegal

April 20, 2009 - Industry News

Dart Transit celebrates 75 years

Dart Transit Company, Eagan, Minn., this year celebrates 75 years in business

April 20, 2009 - Industry News

Eaton Reports Near-Record Cash Flow, $50 Million Net Loss for Quarter

Eaton Corp. announced a net loss of $50 million, or a loss of 30 cents per share, for the first quarter of 2009, with near record cash generation during the quarter

April 20, 2009 - Industry News

Iowa Could be Latest State to Mandate Biodiesel

As Iowa lawmakers head into what could be the final week of their legislative session, still on the table is a bill that would require biodiesel blends in the state

Tags: Fuel and Oil

April 20, 2009 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Hold Around $2.22; Oil Prices Fall

Diesel prices dropped slightly this week, hovering around the $2.22 per gallon mark for the third week in a row

Tags: Fuel and Oil

April 20, 2009 - Industry News

ACS Expedited Signs 10-Year Agreement with Sapp Bros.

Affiliated Computer Services announced a 10-year extension to its exclusive agreement with Sapp Bros Travel Centers for the placement of TripPak Truck Stop Scanning services and TripPak Express drop boxes at all participating Sapp Bros locations

April 20, 2009 - Industry News

Arsenault Celebrates 30 Years of Maintenance Management Innovation

Arsenault Associates is marking its 30th year in business serving the fleet management industry

April 20, 2009 - Industry News

Navistar Delivers 15 DuraStar Hybrids to Beverage Distributor

The streets of southeast Michigan have just become a little greener, thanks to Navistar's recent delivery of 15 International® DuraStar Hybrid beverage tractors to area beverage distributor Powers Distributing Co.

April 20, 2009 - Industry News

Republic Plans First CNG Refuse Fleet in Idaho

Republic Services, the City of Boise, Idaho's waste and recycling collection services contractor, plans to deploy a new compressed natural gas refuse truck fleet that will be the first in the state

April 19, 2009 - Industry News

International LoneStar Named 'ATD Commercial Truck of the Year'

The American Truck Dealers association named the International LoneStar the first ATD Commercial Truck of the Year

April 19, 2009 - Industry News

Government One Step Closer to Greenhouse Gas Regulation

Expect to see some sort of action taken toward federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions, now that the Environmental Protection Agency has officially said greenhouse gases contribute to air pollution that may endanger public health or welfare

April 19, 2009 - Industry News

Obama, Calderon Agree to Resolve Trucking Conflict, But No Details

At their meeting in Mexico City last week, President Barack Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced that they are committed to resolve the fight over long-distance cross-border trucking between the U.S. and Mexico

April 19, 2009 - Industry News

Memphis Truck Dealer Richard Sweebe Wins Top Industry Honor

Richard "Dick" Sweebe, president and CEO of Diamond Companies in Memphis, Tenn., won the Truck Dealer of the Year Award, sponsored jointly by Heavy Duty Trucking magazine and the American Truck Dealers

April 19, 2009 - Industry News

Despite Economic Changes, 'Fundamentals of Business Are Enduring,' says ATD Chairman

Amidst one of the worst U.S. economic downturns, the chairman of the American Truck Dealers Saturday commended his fellow dealers for attending the group's annual convention in Washington, D.C., and encouraged them to think beyond depressing headlines

April 17, 2009 - Industry News

International Truck Dealer Among Top Diversity-Owned Businesses

K. Neal International, an International truck dealer in Hyattsville, Md., has been named to DiversityBusiness.com's Div500, the 9th annual listing of the nation's top 500 diversity-owned businesses

April 17, 2009 - Industry News

Ontario Announces Pilot Program to Allow Rocky Mountain Doubles

Ontario will allow up to 100 longer combination vehicles to participate in a pilot project where specially certified drivers will pull two 53-foot trailers, known as Rocky Mountain doubles

April 16, 2009 - Industry News

Judge Rules Against Maritime Commission in Port Dispute

Trucks entering the Port of Los Angeles.

A District Court judge has denied the Federal Maritime Commission's request for an injunction of certain elements of the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach's Clean Truck Program

Tags: Intermodal

April 16, 2009 - Industry News

Report: Truck Aftermarket to Exceed $17 Billion in 2013

The U.S. aftermarket for medium- and heavy-duty truck parts and components will increase 3.8 percent annually to $17.1 billion in 2013, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group, a Cleveland, Ohio-based industry research firm

April 16, 2009 - Industry News

Aurora to Distribute Supreme Truck Body Components

Aurora Parts & Accessories, the nation's largest supplier of aftermarket semitrailer parts, has reached an agreement with Supreme Corporation to distribute Supreme's Original Equipment Part

April 16, 2009 - Industry News

Obama Administration Calls for High-Speed Rail to Address Congestion Issues

The Obama administration announced a new U.S. push to transform travel in America, creating high-speed rail lines from city to city, reducing dependence on cars and planes, reducing congestion and greenhouse gases, and spurring economic development

Tags: Highways

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