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September 7, 2006 - Industry News

Kreilkamp Trucking Donates Trucks to Tech School

Wisconsin-based Kreilkamp Trucking recently donated three company tractors to Waukesha County Technical College's (WCTC) Commercial Truck Driving Program. The gift is valued at $31,850.

September 7, 2006 - Industry News

Decker Truck Line Names Drivers of the Month

Decker Truck Line has announced that Michael Featherston has been selected as the August 2006 Driver/Owner-Operator of the Month for the Flatbed division. Featherston lives in Wilmer, Texas. He is based out

September 7, 2006 - Industry News

Bridgestone Firestone Buys Virginia-based Dealership

Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC (BFNT) has purchased Virginia-based White Tire. The dealership sells passenger car, light truck, commercial truck,

September 7, 2006 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Hiring Ex-GIs Through Vet Alliance Program

Barr-Nunn Transportation believes that trucking and the military go hand-in-hand. With military drivers having strict regimens of traveling, discipline, timeliness, structure and professionalism, the crossover into life as a civilia

September 7, 2006 - Industry News

EPA Plans to Double Use of Biodiesel, Ethanol

Projecting annual cuts up to 3.9 billion gallons in petroleum use and 14 million tons in greenhouse gas emissions, the Bush Administration Thursday proposed a Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) Program designed to reduce the nation's dependenc

September 5, 2006 - Industry News

Bush Nominates Mary Peters as Secretary of Transportation

President Bush has announced he has selected Mary Peters, former federal highway administrator, to succeed Norman Mineta as secretary of transportation. Peters headed the Federal Highway Administration

September 5, 2006 - Industry News

Bush Nominates Mary Peters as Transportation Secretary

President Bush has announced he has selected Mary Peters, former federal highway administrator, to succeed Norman Mineta as secretary of transportation. Peters headed the Federal Highway Administration

September 5, 2006 - Industry News

Mack Submits Applications for EPA Certification of MP Engine Series

Mack Trucks Inc. has filed applications with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to certify its MP engine series to 2007 emissions standards. The company is using a combination of proven Exhaust Gas Recirculation

September 5, 2006 - Industry News

Transport America Names Top Drivers

Minnesota-based truckload carrier Transport America has announced its July 2006 Drivers of the Month. Company drivers are Gordon Hutton, with Transport America for seven months; Todd Carson, a driver instructor,

September 1, 2006 - Industry News

TIA Expands Education Program With New Online Course

The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has announced a new online course, Marketing Transportation Brokerage Services, which will begin on Oct. 9, 2006. This course, based on a book by the same nam

September 1, 2006 - Industry News

Novartis Program Helps Drivers with High Blood Pressure

Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp. has launched Blood Pressure (BP) Downshift, a free educational program tailored for professional drivers to help them achieve their blood pressure goals.

August 31, 2006 - Industry News

Heil Environmental Sells Truck Equipment Business

Heil Environmental has sold its truck equipment business – Heil Truck Equipment Group and Heil South distributorship – to Truck Bodies and Equipment International Inc. a portfolio company of Kirtland Capital Partners

August 31, 2006 - Industry News

Alvan Motor Freight Outfits Fleet with OPS-1 Oil Refiner System

Oil Purification Systems, developer and manufacturer of the OPS-1 on-board oil refiner system, has announced that Alvan Motor Freight, a Midwestern regional motor freight carrier, has signe

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August 31, 2006 - Industry News

Miller Electric Demos Welding Products at SEMA

Visitors to the Miller Electric booth (No. 23713 in Tools & Equipment section) at this year’s SEMA show will have the opportunity to see the latest welding and plasma-cutting equipment and participat

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August 30, 2006 - Industry News

International Debuts New Air Bag Suspension System

For long-haul truck drivers, bumping and winding roads and highways can play havoc with a comfortable ride and a restful sleep when their partner is at the wheel.

August 30, 2006 - Industry News

Yokohama Tire Picks Kovel-Fuller For Ad Services

Yokohama has completed its search and evaluation of advertising partners, selecting Culver City, Calif.-based Kovel-Fuller Inc. to take assignments for advertising strategy, creative development, media planning,

August 30, 2006 - Industry News

Free CD Lets You Tour a Modern Retread Plant

The Tire Retread Information Bureau has a new Retread Plant Tour CD available to all truckers and others who would like to see how truck tires are retreaded in a modern, state-of-the-art, ISO certified retread plant

August 29, 2006 - Industry News

Carrier Upgrades GeoLogic Solutions Systems

GeoLogic Solutions, which provides multi-mode communications and tracking systems, has announced that Alabama-based Southern Cal Transport Inc. has renewed its service agreement with GeoLogic

August 29, 2006 - Industry News

NASTC Picks Willis APU as Preferred Vendor

The National Association of Small Trucking Companies (NASTC) recently selected Auxiliary Power Dynamics, manufacturers of an integrated professional-grade auxiliary power unit, as a preferred vendor

August 29, 2006 - Industry News

ALK Technologies Debuts CoPilot Truck/Laptop 9

ALK Technologies has introduced CoPilot Truck/Laptop 9, an enhanced version of its truck-specific, voice-guided navigation solution with the latest routing and map data.

August 29, 2006 - Industry News

Sentry Insurance Sponsors MTRN Safety Program

The Midnight Trucking Radio Network (MTRN) has announced a new alliance with Sentry Insurance that will provide owner-operators and fleets of all sizes with up-to-date safety information.

August 29, 2006 - Industry News

Averitt Honors Two Associates for 20 Years of Service

Tennessee-based Averitt Express, a provider of freight transportation and supply chain management, recently honored Wallace Smith of Jackson, Tenn., and Joseph Caissie of Fayetteville, Tenn.,

August 29, 2006 - Industry News

Penske Truck Leasing Opens Kansas City Facility

Penske Truck Leasing has opened the first of its newly designed, state-of-the-art facilities at 1111 N. Century Ave., Kansas City, Mo. The facility, which incorporates new design elements and advanced technology feature

August 29, 2006 - Industry News

Celadon Participates in “Highway 2 Health” Program

As health care costs continue to rise as a percentage of payrolls, many employers are looking at options that include a medical and health promotions presence onsite. Celadon Trucking Services, a major transportation firm in Indianapolis,

August 29, 2006 - Industry News

National Liftgate Parts in New Facilities

National Liftgate Parts Inc. has combined multiple offices in the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area into one 20,000-square-foot facility. The new facility, in the heart of Cincinnati

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