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2014-08-18 08:33:29

TruckingOffice Pro maximizes profits while simplifying management of complex hauling SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TruckingOffice today announced its new online management software for the trucking industry, TruckingOffice Pro. Designed to meet customer demand for more complex hauling, TruckingOffice Pro offers advanced load planning capabilities so users can track both full truck load (FTL) and less than truckload (LTL) hauling. Photo -...

2014-08-17 00:20:15

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Jeffrey Langenhahn, a Con-way Freight professional truck driver based in Plover, Wisc., was named the 2014 Bendix Grand Champion at the 77th annual National Truck Driving Championships. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140523/90962 "The National Truck Driving Championships competitors are the best of the best - the safest, most skilled and most knowledgeable among professional drivers," said ATA President and CEO Bill...

2014-08-16 08:20:21

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The finalists for the 2014 National Truck Driving Championships were announced early this morning after a three day competition that tested driver's knowledge of safety, equipment, the industry and driving skills. Considered the "Super Bowl of Safety," the competition is in the midst of a drive-off. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO The top five drivers in each of the eight competing categories, along with the affiliated...

2014-08-14 08:20:28

~ Nation's Top Drivers to Experience the Power of Video and its Impact on Safe Driving SAN DIEGO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam Inc.), a global leader in delivering video-based driver safety and compliance solutions, announced today that it is a sponsor of the National Truck Driving Championships, which will take place on Aug. 14-16 at the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA. More than 400 top professional truck drivers from across the...

2014-08-13 16:20:45

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, more than 400 of the nation's safest, most professional drivers began their pursuit of the most coveted title in trucking: Bendix National Truck Driving Championships Grand Champion at the 77th annual National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "Over the next four days, the competitors gathered in Pittsburgh will put their skills and...

2014-08-12 12:21:40

CALGARY, Aug. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (R13C0008) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that the January 2013 collision between a tractor-trailer and a Canadian Pacific train at a level crossing was due to a number of factors, such as unfamiliarity with the route, a lack of compelling audio and visual cues at the crossing, and a restricted view from the truck's cab. The truck driver and two train crew members sustained minor...

2014-08-12 08:21:53

Company responds to feedback from company drivers and independent contractors, increases per-mile pay rate and adds productivity bonus program JOPLIN, Mo., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Truckload, a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced the rollout of an enhanced driver compensation package that raises per-mile pay, increases layover pay and adds a new incentive which will reward drivers for both loyalty and helping achieve productivity goals....

2014-08-08 16:20:34

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next week, more than 400 top professional truck drivers from across the country will head to Pittsburgh for the 77th annual "Super Bowl of Safety," the 2014 National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships, hosted by American Trucking Associations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140523/90962 Safety is the trucking industry's highest priority," said ATA Chairman Phil Byrd, president and CEO...

2014-08-08 12:21:15

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced it has added toll management provider Bestpass to its roster of Featured Products. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "In addition to being inefficient at raising infrastructure revenue, tolls also add inefficiencies to a carrier's backoffice processes," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "Streamlined toll management services like the one offered by Bestpass...

2014-08-07 12:20:43

-The championships are hosted each year by the American Trucking Associations FORT SMITH, Ark., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABF Freight(SM) is sending 14 drivers to compete in the 2014 National Truck Driving Championships August 12-16 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, hosted by the American Trucking Associations. The drivers earned the right to compete in the national championships by winning first place in their respective state driving championships and by maintaining accident-free...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.