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2013-09-12 08:21:22

Report Concurs with NTTC Position that Data Does Not Support Wetlines Rule ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued its much awaited wetlines study to Congress that was mandated under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21(st) Century Act (MAP-21) in July, 2012. The GAO found that the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration's (PHMSA) incident data cannot be used to reliably identify risks...

2013-06-19 08:21:15

DUBLIN, Ireland, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mjfx58/tanker_truckbody) has announced the addition of the "Tanker Truck/Body and Tanker Trailer Manufacturing in North America: Analysis & evaluation of the size, segmentation, channels, and competitive structure underlying the fabrication and manufacture of tanker trucks and tanker trailers in North America"...

2013-04-29 12:20:55

ARLINGTON, Va., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) announced that Usher Transport, based in Louisville, Kentucky, has won the coveted Outstanding Performance Trophy in the 2012 Safety Contest. The award will be presented to Usher Transport during NTTC's 65(th) Annual Conference in Austin, Texas. The Outstanding Performance Trophy is sponsored annually by Heil Trailer International of Athens, Tennessee and is awarded to the carrier who is deemed to...

2013-04-29 12:20:53

ARLINGTON, Va., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) launched the William A. Usher, Sr. Award during its 65(th) Annual Conference in Austin, Texas to recognize excellence within the professional tank truck driver community. This program recognizes professional tank truck drivers and independent contractors who serve the industry with the most reliable and safe transportation of liquid and dry bulk commodities. The award name pays homage to...

2013-03-28 16:20:39

ARLINGTON, Va., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Tank Truck Carriers, Inc. (NTTC) today announced the formation of its new partnership with J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. to produce the enhanced 2013 NTTC Bulk Hazmat Compliance Guide. Formerly known as the NTTC Cargo Tank Hazardous Materials Regulations, this tank-truck specific book now delivers greater content, accessibility, and utility to its readership thereby increasing the overall value for tank truck...

2008-08-10 00:00:21

A Petrol tanker driver who killed a woman motorist after having an epileptic fit at the wheel was today (fri) jailed for four years. A court was told Andrew Mayhew failed to seek medical advice despite suffering a series of earlier blackouts while driving because he feared losing his licence and his job. He crashed his 44-tonne tanker laden with 38,500 litres of petrol into a line of stationary traffic on the A46 Lincoln by-pass killing Becky Fogg, 24, of Hibaldstow, North Lincs. News...

2008-07-25 03:00:34

Richmond International Airport officials are investigating the latest crash involving fuel trucks and aircraft. No one was injured yesterday when a truck driver backed into the left wing tip of a Trans State Airlines regional jet about 6:15 a.m., airport spokesman Troy Bell said. The truck, carrying an undetermined amount of fuel, had a prominent dent on its rear panel, Bell said. No one was aboard the plane, which was parked at the time of the incident and had minimal damage, Bell said....

2008-07-23 18:00:30

By Sheri McWhirter, The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich. Jul. 23--GAYLORD -- Traffic should be back to normal today since state road crews finished emergency repairs to M-32 west of Gaylord after a fuel tanker crashed and spilled about 1,500 gallons of diesel and gasoline. A 100-foot section of the highway was replaced this week after a fuel truck rolled onto its side early Sunday and leaked chemicals. Hazardous materials responders contained the diesel and gasoline, but the road was...

2008-07-13 12:00:26

NEEDHAM, Mass. (AP) -- A tanker truck hauling gasoline has rolled over and exploded on a highway in Needham, Mass., setting off a fire visible 10 miles away in Boston. Police say the driver suffered only minor injuries in the accident early Saturday. Police say the driver told them he swerved to avoid a piece of metal on the highway and his truck hit a guardrail, rolled over and burst into flames. The tanker was carrying about 11,000 gallons of gasoline, all of which spilled or burned....