August 23, 2005 - Industry News
Freightliner Trucks has announced a new ordering and delivery program for Business Class M2 106 trucks.
Eaton Corp., the makers of VORAD Collision Warning Systems, will sponsor the awards dinner at the annual conference of the American Trucking Assns.’ Safety & Loss Prevention Management Council, Oct. 7, in Miami.
August 22, 2005 - Industry News
Five drivers representing FedEx Corp. operating companies placed among the top finishers at the 2005 National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) in Tampa Aug. 16-20.
Two Con-Way Transportation Services driver sales representatives – one a former national and grand champion and the other a rookie competitor – captured first place honors at the National Truck Driving Championship
Coastal Transport recently recognized four outstanding drivers from its Selma, N.C., terminal
Marten Transport, Mondovi, Wis., has announced the addition of intermodal services to its ever-growing corporate transportation family.
Earlier this month, Dart Transit Co. honored its contractors who have safely driven a million miles during a Contractor Appreciation Days picnic.
The 35th Annual Mid-America Trucking Show is now open for exhibit space reservations to all 2005 Exhibitors.
Crete Carrier Corp., one of the largest trucking companies in the country, will start paying its drivers Practical Route miles, according to Tonn Ostergard, company president and chief executive officer.
Two CRST International companies – CRST Van Expedited and CRST Malone – are honoring their drivers with cookouts and prizes at terminals across the country during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Aug. 21-27.
Georgia-based LTL carrier Saia, a wholly owned subsidiary of SCS Transportation Inc., has been named a winner for "Business Evolution Through Mobilizing Field Workers" in the Mobile & Wireless World's "Best Practices in Mobile & Wireless" Award Program.
The next time you pass a Green Mountain Power line truck on the highway, you may notice a slight smell of French fries.
August 19, 2005 - Industry News
An Idle Reduction Technology Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 13 at the 49er Travel Plaza in Sacramento, Calif
In a statement issued shortly after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration released its new Hours of Service ruling on Friday, ATA President and CEO Bill Graves was generally supportive of the rule
The proposed Hours of Service rule for truck drivers issued Friday by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is a major setback for highway safety, increasing the potential for deadly accidents
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Friday issued an Hours of Service rule that spells out the length of time commercial drivers can operate trucks before they are required to take a break.
Volvo Trucks North America Inc., continued to expand its customer and dealer support with the addition of a new parts distribution center in Baltimore on Aug. 1.
Ol’ Blue USA, along with officials from law enforcement, will get a lot of radio time this week from the studios of ABC Radio.
Freightliner Trucks has announced that factory-installed Meritor front drive axles – which allow for an All Wheel Drive (AWD) option – are now available for immediate delivery on Business Class M2 106 and 106V truck models.
Diesel fuel prices have hit an all-time high in California, topping San Francisco off at $3.15 per gallon.
August 17, 2005 - Industry News
Freightliner LLC recently donated a brand new, bright red, $240,000 fire truck to the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training Academy
August 16, 2005 - Industry News
When the Safeway grocery chain decided to launch an online business in 2001, the company turned to Supreme Corp. to build its delivery trucks, which would bring grocery orders directly to the online customers.
The Association of Diesel Specialists (ADS) named its new board during the group’s recent International Convention & Tradeshow in Las Vegas. All will serve until 2007
Barr-Nunn Transportation Inc. has named Bob Smith, Brock Stewart and Rick Allen as Drivers of the Month.
Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack has signed legislation increasing the speed limit on rural interstates from 65 to 70 mph.
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