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2014-08-27 12:20:58

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations is urging the 29.7 million motorists that are expected to travel on the highways this Labor Day weekend to follow the safety tips from the America's Road Team Captains, a team of professional truck drivers with millions of accident-free miles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO As motorists prepare for their last summer getaway, these safe professional drivers are offering advice on...

2014-08-26 08:22:05

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, American Trucking Associations-led coalition of transportation trade groups urged that the scores produced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance, Safety, Accountability fleet monitoring system be removed from the agency's website, citing recent government research that found the scores unreliable....

2014-08-25 08:21:14

Latest Upgrade Helps Businesses Remain Compliant with Hours of Service (HOS) Regulations DUBLIN and BOSTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE: FLTX), a leading global provider of mobile workforce solutions for service-based businesses of all sizes delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS), today announced the introduction of a new upgrade for its Fleetmatics REVEAL(TM) product, a business-intelligence based fleet management solution. Most notably, the latest...

2014-08-14 23:10:46

The Edwards Law Firm interprets the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s most recent accident data from FedEx, UPS and Con-Way freight carriers for motorists across the country. TULSA, Okla. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Edwards Law Firm’s truck accident attorneys have compiled data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Motor Carrier Safety Measurement System (SMS) to provide motorists with accurate crash information among three of the nation’s top...

2014-07-29 16:20:49

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations testified to Congress that the industry invests more than $7.5 billion in preventing crashes on the nation's highways. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "The trucking industry places safety at the top of its priority list," ATA Executive Vice President Dave Osiecki told the Senate Commerce Committee's subcommittee on surface transportation and merchant marine infrastructure,...

2014-07-25 16:20:52

ARLINGTON, Va., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves issued the following statement on the resignation of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Anne Ferro: "In her time with FMCSA, Administrator Ferro was a passionate advocate for the agency. We wish her well in her new role at the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators and look forward to working with her on commercial driver licensing issues." American...

2014-07-17 20:20:32

Pegasus Legal Funding offers assistance to victims of trucking accidents NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tracy Morgan isn't taking the accident he endured last month lightly. The comedian and several other passengers were severely injured and fellow comedian James McNair was killed, when an allegedly drowsy Walmart truck driver crashed into Morgan's limousine on the New Jersey Turnpike. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140123/NY51061LOGO Morgan and three other...

2014-07-01 12:21:45

ARLINGTON, Va., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 41 million motorists are expected to travel on the highways this Independence Day holiday, and the American Trucking Associations is urging the motoring public to practice caution and patience to ensure our roads are safe. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Members of America's Road Team - an elite group of professional truck drivers - with more than 470 years collective driving experience and 30 million-plus...

2014-07-01 08:21:50

NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Driving a vehicle while drowsy is a recipe for disaster. But, it seems that rather than making the rules more stringent for truck drivers to help avoid more accidents on the road, the trucking industry is looking to actually weaken the safety rules. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140123/NY51061LOGO Earlier this month the Senate Appropriations Committee voted to suspend a new Department of Transportation regulation that requires truck...

2014-06-30 16:20:32

ARLINGTON, Va., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In comments filed with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration late last week, American Trucking Associations called on the agency to swiftly issue a mandate for commercial truck drivers to use electronic logging devices to monitor their compliance with hours-of-service requirements. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "ATA supports laws and regulations mandating the installation and use of electronic...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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