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2014-10-29 23:03:24

Since 2012 Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and Freightliner Trucks have supported the Women In Trucking (WIT) Association as a Gold Level Partner and have continued this commitment for 2015. Plover, WI (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Mary Aufdemberg, director of product marketing joined the Women In Trucking Board of Directors last year. Aufdemberg oversees the marketing strategy for Freightliner Trucks, and is specifically responsible for managing business sales tools, promotions, training,...

2014-10-27 16:21:08

Capitol Christmas Tree Connects Communities from Minnesota to Washington, D.C. ROSEVILLE, Minn., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) is playing a key role in helping deliver the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. For the past 50 years, a beautiful tree has appeared on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. during the holiday season. MTA is one of dozens of partners working with The U.S. Forest Service, Choose Outdoors and...

2014-10-23 16:20:43

Go Green Global Technologies Corp. collaborates with Cooke Trucking in North Carolina OXFORD, Conn., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Go Green Global Technologies (OTC: GOGR) recently collaborated with Cooke Trucking and Piedmont Peterbilt of North Carolina to validate the efficacy of the Sonical(TM) device. Due to the differences between European and USA diesel, the company decided to conduct a field trial in the USA. The test vehicle achieved an overall 8% improvement in fuel...

2014-10-22 08:20:50

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The trucking industry is at the center of the U.S. economy - delivering goods, equipment, and materials on our roadways from coast to coast. For the trucking industry and our society overall, reducing the number of crashes on our roads as well as the severity of those accidents is a top priority. As the head of the transportation safety and security consulting business for EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, Michael Nischan will...

2014-10-21 12:22:42

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry's not-for-profit research organization, today released a follow-up technical report to its previously released Enforcement Disparities study. In the new technical report, Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement - Top 10 High-Performance States, ATRI researchers identified the top 10 states that demonstrate superior safety and enforcement performance. In...

2014-10-21 12:22:10

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was unchanged in September, following a gain of 1.6% the previous month. In September the index equaled 132.6 (2000=100), the same as in August and a record high. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Compared with September 2013, the SA index increased 3.7%, down from August's 4.5% year-over-year gain. Year-to-date,...

2014-10-21 08:22:03

MIAMI, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Troops Into Transportation, an exclusive program of The CDL School and its partner carriers, announces a partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes Program and their trucking industry technology partner FASTPORT, to train and place transitioning veterans and spouses into great commercial driving careers. "We are proud to be partnered with Hiring Our Heroes and FASTPORT to help provide the critical...

2014-10-20 23:02:22

Eighty four Girl Scouts earned the "first ever" transportation patch at Olive-Harvey College in Chicago, IL. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Dozens of area Girl Scouts now have one more patch to showcase their interests in learning about something new – the Women in Trucking Association awarded its first Transportation Patch this week. There were 84 Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana, ages 5-12, who spent half a day at Olive-Harvey College learning about...

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 23:02:44

Will Save 300,000 Gallons of Diesel per Year with New Aerodynamic Technology El Paso, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Mesilla Valley Transportation (MVT), the largest trucking company in West Texas and New Mexico, is continuing to make advances in fuel efficiency by outfitting their entire fleet of 1,200 semi-tractors with new aerodynamic technologies produced by FlowBelow Aero, an entrepreneurial company based in Austin, Texas. Since its founding in 1981, MVT has built a reputation in the...


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