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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...

2014-08-13 16:20:34

MADISON, Ind., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The increasing use of aluminum and other "exotic" materials in vehicle design has led to evolving repair procedures. Long gone are the days of pulling out every dent. But even as the use of sectioning and parts replacement grows, the foundation of a solid collision repair remains the trusty frame rack, backed by a reliable measuring system. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140813/135905 Although high-strength steel and...

2014-08-12 16:21:38

READING, Pa., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brisbane, Australia-based Penske Commercial Vehicles has announced a new venture with U.S.-based Penske Truck Leasing, Co., L.P. to offer commercial truck rental services in Australia. The venture, Penske Commercial Leasing Australia will operate under the brand name Penske Truck Rental. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135393 The collaboration combines Penske Truck Leasing's fleet operations expertise with the market knowledge...

2014-08-12 16:20:45

TMAF Aims to Reach Million Dollar Goal; Asking for $5 Donation from Each GATS Attendee WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Trucking Moves America Forward movement introduces the "High-5 and Show Your Pride" campaign, which will debut at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas on August 20, and encourages each attendee to donate five dollars to the TMAF movement to reach its goal of one million dollars its first year, emphasizing the pride within the industry....

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...

2014-08-08 16:20:36

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has suspended the operating authority registration of Michigan City, Indiana-based Francisco Espinal Quiroz, which does business as Espinal Trucking, USDOT No. 2170514, for failing to cooperate in an investigation of the carrier's compliance with federal safety regulations. On July 21, 2014, a tractor-trailer operated by Espinal Trucking...

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...

2014-08-07 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...

2014-07-31 23:22:25

Bigbright LED, the leading LED lighting and media agency in Malaysia will be embarking into an aggressive LED truck advertising campaign. Petaling Jaya (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 This launch will be a significant expansion for BigBright LED to further provide the best media for advertising and marketing in Malaysia. BigBright LED is one of the pioneering leaders in outdoor advertising. The agency is one of the most prominent agencies and media owner in the advertising industry with more than...


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.