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2014-09-19 23:04:00

Equipment leasing and market place LeaseQ announced that the truck rental industry in the U.S is gaining traction and although this may appear to be a negative for the equipment leasing industry, this recent news will in fact, have a positive impact on the truck leasing industry. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Recent financial data reveled that private companies in the freight trucking industry increased their sales by 7% in the last quarter of 2014. New data like this from the...

2014-09-18 08:21:09

The DUDAD device promises to revolutionize the way truckers handle loading and unloading; This handy device allows truckers to rest more comfortably during the loading or unloading process, helping them get more sleep before long drives. MOORSEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DUDAD is a device that audibly rather than visually notifies truck drivers that they are finished being loaded or unloaded. This device enables drivers to sleep longer, saving them valuable time....

2014-09-16 12:21:21

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, American Trucking Associations' America's Road Team and Share the Road professional drivers will be participating in AAA Mid-Atlantic's IDrive program to educate young drivers on the importance of highway safety, particular around trucks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "Safety is the trucking industry's most important value," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "We're always happy for events like...

2014-09-15 12:21:16

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations is taking this week, National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, to honor the 3.2 million professional truck drivers that deliver America's freight safely and securely, every day. "I just wanted to take a moment to say 'Thank you to the 3.2 million professionals, men and women, who safely move products for this country and provide for the quality of life that Americans have come to appreciate," ATA...

2014-09-12 12:20:34

- Celebration coincides with American Trucking Associations' 'Trucking Moves America Forward' campaign FORT SMITH, Ark., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABF Freight(SM), an ArcBest company, is celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, September 14-20, 2014, with a system-wide campaign honoring both The Skill & The Will(SM) demonstrated by its employees and the fundamental role of transportation industry employees in building and sustaining economic growth. "This...

2014-09-08 23:03:23

HNTB Corporation and Truck Smart Parking Services Inc. sign agreement following successful initial implementation along Interstate 94 in southwest Michigan. DETROIT (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 The seemingly never-ending problem of finding safe places to park that faces commercial truck drivers and perplexes departments of transportation and frustrates motorists may soon be history with the advent of smart transportation systems that improve safety, efficiency and sustainability. That...

2014-09-03 23:07:08

An Alabama-based InventHelp client has invented Trucker T V Brace, which is being submitted to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Since watching television is one of the few leisure activities available to 18-wheel truck drivers, it would be nice if they could count on that TV to work when they were ready for a break. Well, thanks to an inventor from Birmingham, Ala., that should not be a problem. His invention, TRUCKER T V BRACE, is designed to secure a...

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,...

2014-08-27 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...

2014-08-22 12:20:41

- Ralph Garcia earns second place in the sleeper class FORT SMITH, Ark., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two veteran ABF Freight(SM) drivers, Ralph Garcia and Loren Hatfield, won awards at the 2014 National Truck Driving Championships August 12-16 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where Garcia won second place in the sleeper class and Hatfield won fifth place in the flatbed class of the competition hosted by the American Trucking Associations. "Competing in the championship round is an...


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