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2014-10-20 16:21:07

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations today named 32 professional truck drivers as finalists in the selection process to become Captains on the 2015-2016 America's Road Team. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "The professional drivers selected as finalists are great industry ambassadors," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "These professionals all have impressive driving records, share a passion for safety...

2014-10-16 20:20:21

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves issued a statement calling on policymakers to reject a recently released push poll on the important truck safety issue of hours-of-service. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "The results of a misleading push poll should not be taken into consideration when crafting public policy - good data and research should be. Unfortunately, FMCSA did...

2014-10-16 16:20:44

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety and Truck Safety Coalition today released the results of a survey today released the results of a survey conducted by Lake Research Partners demonstrating overwhelming public opposition, 80%, to Congress raising the number of hours a semi-truck driver is allowed to work in a week. This issue was recently brought to public attention after a semi-truck driver crashed into a limobus injuring Tracy Morgan and...

2014-10-08 16:20:55

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After four days, and more than 1.1 million steps, a team of America's Road Team Captains won the American Trucking Associations Healthy Trucker Challenge at the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "This was a great way to promote healthy habits and get the competitive juices flowing while here at MC&E," said Road Team Captain Eddie Weeks, a professional driver with AAA...

2014-10-07 08:20:49

~ Agreement Represents Significant Win for Lytx in For-Hire Truckload Market with Major North American Supply Chain Solutions Provider SAN DIEGO, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATA Management Conference & Exhibition (Booth #319)-- Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam Inc.), a global leader in delivering driver safety and compliance solutions, today announced that it has signed an agreement with NFI, a leading international provider of supply chain management services to deploy the...

2014-10-06 16:21:02

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations thanked the allied member companies who contribute to the federation's image and outreach campaigns. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "Each year, millions of Americans are exposed to the message of safety, essentiality and professionalism delivered by our Share the Road Truck program, America's Road Team and Interstate One tractor-trailer," said ATA President and CEO Bill...

2014-10-05 23:01:29

Sophisticated toll management solution integrates with fleet back office systems ALBANY, NY (PRWEB) October 05, 2014 Bestpass™, Inc., providers of bulk purchasing and streamlined toll management services to commercial fleets, today announced Bestpass Data Interchange, an advanced, flexible, integrated toll management technology for fleet enterprise systems. “The Bestpass Data Interchange platform provides for seamless management through automated integration and exchange of toll and...

2014-10-04 12:20:17

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of trucking industry executives and members of America's Road Team are stepping up to take on an activity challenge to promote healthy lifestyle habits during this week's American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "The Healthy Trucker Challenge is a tremendous way to promote healthy habits and wellness in our industry," said outgoing ATA...

2014-09-30 23:12:07

Nashville-based flatbed logistics company presents newly designed website. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Tennessee Steel Haulers, in conjunction with Horton Group, is pleased to announce the launch of their newly designed website http://www.tenh.com. With a streamlined and user-friendly design, the website makes it easy for visitors to discover the company’s vast array of logistics services. “We are excited to launch our completely revamped website to better serve our...

2014-09-30 08:22:47

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a year when freight volumes on the DAT Network of load boards has set records for eight consecutive months, DAT Solutions announced that its Extended Network has added significant capacity. The additional capacity comes from the 110,000 users of MyDAT Trucker, a free mobile app, complementing DAT Power, Express, and TruckersEdge load boards as well as MembersEdge, the official load board of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers...


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