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2014-07-25 08:20:36

NORTH BERGEN, New Jersey, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Where are all the truck drivers? This is a commonly asked question that perplexes operational managers and recruitment officers alike as thousands of drivers retire every year with very little of the new generation coming forth to fill those vacant trucks. Transportation leaders are aware that without a revolving door of drivers, organizations cannot meet customer demands, which ultimately affects consumers who...

2014-07-18 23:02:09

GTG Technology Group, LLC (GTG), leading transportation software provider, recently published their first white paper. The white paper introduces readers to facts about the E-Log Mandate, the benefits and impact of the bill passed by United States Congress, as well as the capabilities of the E-Log devices. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Truck drivers, company managers, and individuals traveling on the interstate will benefit from the E-Log Mandate. The E-Log mandate was developed by...

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...

2014-07-17 16:20:37

ARLINGTON, Va., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves announced several promotions of key professionals to the Association's Senior Staff team. These promotions will strengthen ATA and build upon the association's effectiveness in representing the interests of the trucking industry across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "ATA has a talented group of staff dedicated to the...

2014-07-15 16:22:05

Deadly Highway Accidents Can Be Prevented When Drivers Adhere to Current Hours of Service Regulations WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union today called for a renewed commitment by Congress to protect the driving public by keeping current hours of service rules in place to help prevent tragedies that are the result of driver fatigue. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan has filed a lawsuit against...

2014-07-11 23:06:23

The Jones Firm, a law firm specializing in cases of personal injury and wrongful death, talk about the necessity of adequate representation during trucking-related accidents in recent article. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 The Jones Firm, a law firm based out of Bellevue that specializes in cases regarding personal injury and wrongful death, have years of experience handling cases involving heavy trucks. This classification includes ballast tractors, cement mixer trucks, mobile crane...

2014-07-11 23:01:24

The latest round of Green House Rules (GHG) for heavy duty trucks could lead to higher maintenance and acquisition costs, but the projected lifetime fuel savings could easily outweigh these costs. Finance and equipment leasing market place, LeaseQ, suggests that heavy truck users shouldn’t doubt that they stand to see substantial lifetime savings when the next proposed round of GHG reduction standards kick start in 2019. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Operators and owners stand to...

2014-07-10 12:21:23

ARLINGTON, Va., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves issued the following statement: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "For decades, America's 3.2 million truck drivers have witnessed the effects of underinvestment in our highway system through their windshields. Our drivers see the 63,000 deficient bridges; thousands of miles of highways in poor condition and increasingly heavy congestion...

2014-07-09 23:11:11

The Truck Accident Center is the largest source for information on truck safety, regulations and litigation news. Visit http://www.TruckAccidentLawsuit.net today. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The public safety advocates at TruckAccidentLawsuit.net are announcing new information on the site for drivers affected by large truck traffic on our nation’s roadways. Crash data has been added for an accident last week involving two semi trucks and a passenger car*. The Truck Accident...

2014-07-09 12:20:36

ARLINGTON, Va., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The turnover rate at large truckload carriers rose just one percentage point to 92% (annualized rate) in the first quarter of 2014, but held above 90% for the ninth consecutive quarter. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO While turnover is well above the low of 39% four years ago, ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello said it is far from the worst the industry has seen. "While high, turnover at large truckload...


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