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2014-01-24 04:20:06

Lowe has spotless driving record over 45 years and 3.5 million miles ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At its annual safety conference banquet, the Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) named Milt Lowe, professional truck driver for Citi-Cargo & Storage in Eagan, as Minnesota 2013 Truck Driver of the Year. Lowe has been driving commercially for 45 years and has driven more than 3.5 million miles. "What makes Milt so remarkable is that he has driven all those miles...

2014-01-17 12:20:47

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will publish a Patterns of Safety Violations Rule which implements the agency's authority to shut down a bus or truck company if the company, or a company officer, has a history of purposely violating federal safety regulations. The rule is one of the new enforcement tools that the agency has developed in recent years to target high-risk carriers that endanger...

2014-01-09 08:21:26

- Becomes first carrier group with all TSX Approved members FAIRFAX, Va. and PARAMUS, N.J., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transportation Safety Exchange (TSX) and Coach USA today announced that all megabus.com carriers are now TSX approved, making megabus.com the first carrier group to achieve TSX approval for all of its motor carriers. Almost a third of Coach USA's other companies are also TSX approved. Fairfax, VA-based TSX is an independent safety rating organization that...

2013-12-31 12:20:17

WASHINGTON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared two Walterboro, S.C.-based trucking companies, CER Trucking, Inc., USDOT No. 196777, and Edward Risher Trucking, USDOT No. 685781, as well as its owner-driver, Clarence Edward Risher, Jr., to be imminent hazards to public safety and has ordered all three entities to immediately cease interstate commercial operations. "There is...


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