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August 23, 2005 - Industry News

Freightliner Introduces ReadySpecGo Program

Freightliner Trucks has announced a new ordering and delivery program for Business Class M2 106 trucks.

August 23, 2005 - Industry News

Eaton VORAD Sponsors ATA Safety Awards Dinner

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 FedEx Drivers Earn Honors at the National Truck Driving Championships

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.

August 22, 2005 - Industry News

A Pair of Con-Way Drivers Win Champion Titles at National Driving Championship

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

August 22, 2005 - Industry News

Coastal Transport Names Million-Mile Drivers

Coastal Transport recently recognized four outstanding drivers from its Selma, N.C., terminal

August 22, 2005 - Industry News

Marten Transport Adds Intermodal Services

Matt MacPherson

Marten Transport, Mondovi, Wis., has announced the addition of intermodal services to its ever-growing corporate transportation family.

August 22, 2005 - Industry News

Million Milers Recognized at Dart Transit Picnic

Earlier this month, Dart Transit Co. honored its contractors who have safely driven a million miles during a Contractor Appreciation Days picnic.

August 22, 2005 - Industry News

Exhibit Space Sales Begin for 2006 MATS

The 35th Annual Mid-America Trucking Show is now open for exhibit space reservations to all 2005 Exhibitors.

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August 22, 2005 - Industry News

Crete to Pay Drivers Practical Route Miles

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.

August 22, 2005 - Industry News

CRST International Salutes Its Drivers

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.

August 22, 2005 - Industry News

Saia Awarded for Wireless Technology Innovation

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.

August 22, 2005 - Industry News

Green Mountain Power Trucks to Run on Green Fuel

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

Money-saving Idle Reduction Fair in Sacramento

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

August 19, 2005 - Industry News

ATA Reacts to FMCSA's Hours of Service Rule

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

August 19, 2005 - Industry News

Teamsters Claim Drive Rule is a Threat to Highway Safety

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

August 19, 2005 - Industry News

FMCSA Issues Hours of Service Rule Based on Medical Research, Traffic Safety Data

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.

August 19, 2005 - Industry News

Volvo Trucks Adds Baltimore Parts Distribution Center

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.

August 19, 2005 - Industry News

Ol’ Blue USA’s “Ask The Law” Radio Marathon Program Begins Tuesday

Ol’ Blue USA, along with officials from law enforcement, will get a lot of radio time this week from the studios of ABC Radio.

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August 19, 2005 - Industry News

Front Drive Axle Available for Freightliner’s M2 106 and 106V Models

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.

August 19, 2005 - Industry News

California Diesel Prices 60 Cents Higher Than Elsewhere

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 Donates Fire Truck to Oregon Community

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

Safeway Expands Fleet With Supreme Corp. Delivery Trucks

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.

August 16, 2005 - Industry News

Association of Diesel Specialists Names New Board

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

August 16, 2005 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn’s Top Drivers Get A Taste Of Life In The Fast Lane.

ABF's Brock Stewart

Barr-Nunn Transportation Inc. has named Bob Smith, Brock Stewart and Rick Allen as Drivers of the Month.

August 16, 2005 - Industry News

Iowa Hikes Speed Limits and Enforcement on Rural Interstates

Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack has signed legislation increasing the speed limit on rural interstates from 65 to 70 mph.

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