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2014-10-21 23:03:38

Recent high-profile motor vehicle accidents have brought national attention to the dangers of drowsy driving. The National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project is addressing this pervasive threat to public health and transportation safety by launching the “Awake at the Wheel” public education campaign, which will educate drivers of all ages about the risks of driving while drowsy in order to reduce avoidable accidents and save lives. Darien, Ill. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Recent...

2014-10-21 08:22:03

MIAMI, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Troops Into Transportation, an exclusive program of The CDL School and its partner carriers, announces a partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes Program and their trucking industry technology partner FASTPORT, to train and place transitioning veterans and spouses into great commercial driving careers. "We are proud to be partnered with Hiring Our Heroes and FASTPORT to help provide the critical...

2014-09-03 16:20:57

Invests In State-Of-The-Art Driver Training Facility, Partners With Hiring Our Heroes and FASTPORT, Commits To Hiring And Developing 1,000 Veterans LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maverick Transportation held a grand opening ceremony last month, introducing a state-of-the-art driver training facility that will help train and develop America's next generation of professional truck drivers. "We are proud to make a substantial investment in our community, our employees,...

2014-07-25 12:20:38

Military Skills Test Waiver Program Now Includes all 50 States and D.C. WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced today that its waiver program that helps experienced veterans and active duty personnel transition into civilian jobs as commercial truck and bus drivers has been expanded to all 50 states and the District of Columbia. "Our nation's veterans deserve...

2014-07-23 23:26:45

Physicians from PhysicianOne Urgent Care, formerly known as Urgent Care of Connecticut, become certified medical examiners for the US Department of Transportation (DOT). Brookfield, CT (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 There's great news for Connecticut commercial drivers scrambling to meet new Department of Transportation regulations: all PhysicianOne Urgent Care physicians are now certified medical examiners for the US Department of Transportation (DOT). To ensure the safety of everyone on the...

2014-07-16 23:12:00

As of May 21, 2014, it is required that all medical certificates issued to interstate truck and bus drivers must come from medical examiners listed on the National Registry. The objective of the new certification guidelines is to improve highway safety and promote public confidence in the quality of the medical examiners who certify CMV drivers. Corte Madera, California (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 As of May 21, 2014, all medical certificates issued to interstate truck and bus drivers must come...

2014-06-24 08:20:34

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Lakeville, Minn.-based On Eagles Wings Charters, Inc., USDOT No. 1100785, to immediately cease all passenger transportation operations after finding that the company was endangering the traveling public by failing to ensure the safety of its vehicles and drivers. "Safety is our highest priority and we will continue to insist that...

2014-06-19 23:11:51

All doctors at Healthpointe are now FMCSA trained and certified to perform DOT physicals La Mirada, Ca (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Healthpointe centers throughout Southern California are now offering certified DOT physical examinations for all current or aspiring commercial drivers. Under the regulations set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) all Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals must aim to identify any underlying mental, physical, or emotional issues that...

2014-04-29 12:23:26

Best in Class Training Program Yields Better Drivers, Safer Communities PHOENIX, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce that three of its employees, Johnny Caine, Florentino Castrellon and Quemene Perea, received the prestigious Driver of the Year award given by the National Waste & Recycling Association. The drivers were honored for their outstanding customer service and safety records today at North America's largest annual...

2014-04-08 12:20:28

ARLINGTON, Va., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today launched two separate online surveys targeting commercial driver input on critical operational issues - impacts from the new Hours-of-Service (HOS) rules and detention time impacts on safety and productivity. The first on HOS impacts is a continuation of the driver data collection first reported in the November 2013 ATRI release, Operational and Economic Impacts of the...


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