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May 3, 2012 - Industry News

TA to Honor Women Drivers on Mother's Day

TravelCenters of America is giving all professional driving women a complimentary meal on Mother's Day, May 13, at any participating TA and Petro Stopping Centers sit-down restaurant across the U.S

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May 1, 2012 - Industry News

Qualcomm Unveils Breakout Session Lineup for Management Conference

Qualcomm released the lineup of interactive breakout session topics and speakers for its upcoming Vision 2012 Management Conference, June 4-7 at the Omni Hotel in San Diego

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April 30, 2012 - Industry News

Dossier Users Group Sets Annual Meeting for New Orleans

The Dossier User Group, Arsenault Associates' software producer, will hold its annual Summit this year in New Orleans, Oct. 23-25. The conference will be preceded by an optional Day of Service to help rebuild the city, which is still being restored after Hurricane Katrina

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April 27, 2012 - Industry News

Drivers Get to Show Off in Driving Skills Safety Challenge

The Mack Driving Skills Safety Challenge will take place May 1-2 at Waste Expo 2012 in Las Vegas. Competitors will test their skills in a Mack TerraPro model.

The Mack Driving Skills Safety Challenge, scheduled for May 1-2 at Waste Expo 2012 in Las Vegas, allows drivers to show off how to safely operating refuse and recycling routes while competing for prizes

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April 24, 2012 - Industry News

FMCSA Seeks Carriers for Safety Research

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is conducting research to determine whether onboard monitoring systems will improve driver safety performance and reduce risky driving behavior. The agency is hosting a webinar on May 9 to discuss the details of the study for carriers that would like to participate

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April 20, 2012 - Industry News

MHC Kenworth-Kansas City is First Kenworth Paccar MX Dealer of Year

MHC Kenworth - Kansas City is the first recipient of the new Kenworth Paccar MX Dealer of the Year award.

MHC Kenworth-Kansas City was named the first recipient of the Kenworth Paccar MX Dealer of the Year award for the U.S. and Canada at the annual Kenworth Dealer Meeting in Columbus, Ohio

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April 20, 2012 - Industry News

2013 ATD Convention Moves to Orlando, Fla.

The American Truck Dealers is moving its 2013 Convention and Expo to Orlando, Fla., in response to survey results of attendees from the past convention. The 2013 ATD convention was originally scheduled for Tampa next April

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April 10, 2012 - Industry News

Hovis Technical Training Center Celebrates Grand Opening

The event brought in more than 200 customers to tour the 10,000-square-foot, hands-on training facility which featured a BBQ lunch, door prizes, giveaways and an appearance by “The Chief,” Hovis Auto Wrecking’s 80-ton rotator wrecker.

Hovis Auto & Truck Supply celebrated the grand opening of its Hovis Technical Training Center with an open house last month at its Mercer, Pa., facility

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March 31, 2012 - Industry News

Leland Martin to Perform at Joplin Truckers Jamboree

A perennial favorite among drivers, guitarist and singer Leland Martin is will be the featured entertainer at the 16th Annual Joplin Truckers Jamboree

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March 28, 2012 - Industry News

Arrow Truck Sales Announces Back on the Road Winner at MATS

Arrow Truck Sales named Billy Basenberg of Jasper, Ala., the winner of its Back on the Road award at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky

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March 27, 2012 - Industry News

Steve Largent to Deliver Keynote at Xata User Event

Steve Largent is a former Congressman, National Football League Hall of Fame receiver and current president and CEO of CTIA-The Wireless Association.

Steve Largent, former congressman, National Football League Hall of Fame receiver and current president and CEO of CTIA-The Wireless Association, will deliver the keynote address during the Xata User Event Aug. 12 - 14 in Minneapolis

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March 26, 2012 - Industry News

Paccar's Sobic Talks Trends at MATS Breakfast Briefing

Trucking is looking up, despite challenges such as federal regulation and rising fuel prices, said Dan Sobic, executive vice president at Paccar, during the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association annual Breakfast Briefing at the Mid-America Trucking Show last Friday

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March 25, 2012 - Industry News

Volvo Hybrid Truck, Mean Green, to Attempt World Speed Record

Mean Green high-speed hybrid makes its debut at MATS. (Photo by Jim Park)

Mean Green, said to be the world's fastest hybrid truck, will attempt to reach speeds in excess of 165 mph (260 km/h) April 27 at Wendover Airfield in Utah to best its own world speed records

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March 22, 2012 - Industry News

TWNA Presents Rolf Lockwood With Lifetime Achievement Award

LOUISVILLE, KY -- Rolf Lockwood, vice president of editorial at Newcom Business Media and the founding editor of its flagship publication, Today's Trucking, last night received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Truck Writers of North Americ

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March 22, 2012 - Industry News

Trucker Who Rescued Woman From Gunman is 2011 Goodyear Highway Hero

Mike Schiotis saved a woman from a gun-weilding assailant. Photo by Paul Hartley, Add Media.

LOUISVILLE, KY -- The 2011 North America Highway Hero is a Tennessee-based truck driver who rescued a woman from a gun-wielding attacker. Chosen from among four finalists, Mike Schiotis of Spring Hill, Tenn., last night accepted the 29th annual award from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., the sponsor

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March 22, 2012 - Industry News

Atlas Van Lines Rewards Professional Van Operators During Annual Event

Atlas Van Lines announced its annual driver appreciation event, known as Bravo (Boosting Recognition of Atlas Van Operators), is scheduled for April 16-20

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March 21, 2012 - Industry News

Speedco Announces "All Roads Lead to Joplin" Event

Speedco will hold "All Roads Lead to Joplin," a community event benefitting the city of Joplin, Mo

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March 21, 2012 - Industry News

MATS Health Awareness Walk Encourages Industry Fitness

The 2012 MATS Health Awareness Walk is a non-competitive 1.5-mile walk during the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ken., to promote health in the industry

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March 16, 2012 - Industry News

Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville This Week

The 2012 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., runs Wednesday through Saturday this week with concerts, seminars and an FMCSA "listening session" on electronic onboard recorders in addition to the extensive exhibit halls

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March 14, 2012 - Industry News

NPTC and Idealease Hosting 25 Safety Seminars

The National Private Truck Council and Idealease are hosting 25 "Truck Safety Evolution" seminars in the U.S. and Canada March through May

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March 8, 2012 - Industry News

Mid-America Trucking Show Drawing Near

There are plenty of events for attendees to enjoy at the Mid-America Trucking Show from seminars to live concerts.

The 2012 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., is almost upon us, with concerts, seminars and a "listening session" on electronic onboard recorders in addition to the extensive exhibit halls

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March 6, 2012 - Industry News

Baseball Executive Billy Beane to Headline Qualcomm Conference

Major League Baseball executive Billy Beane, the subject of Michael Lewis' bestselling book "Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game" and the Oscar-award-winning film "Moneyball," will headline Qualcomm's Vision 2012 Management Conference, June 4-7 in San Diego.

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March 5, 2012 - Industry News

Outgoing TCA Chairman Urges Industry to Roll up its Sleeves

ORLANDO, FL -- Gary Salisbury spoke his mind during his last speech as Truckload Carriers Association chairman Monday morning, exhorting the trucking industry to knock off the pettiness and roll up its sleeves and do something to improve trucking's image

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March 1, 2012 - Industry News

Peterbilt of Council Bluffs to Hold First Truck Show

The first annual Peterbilt of Council Bluffs Truck Show will take place Saturday, May 5 at the dealership in Council Bluffs, Iowa

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February 27, 2012 - Industry News

ACOFAS to Host Shop Safety Clinic

The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists is conducting a two-day Shop Safety Clinic covering Department of Labor postings, Environmental Protection Agency requirements and Occupational Safety and Hazard Agency regulations that affect truck repair shops

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