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2014-07-28 08:21:29

-- Growing demand for qualified diesel technicians prompted expansion to new Lisle campus -- SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians, announced the official expansion of Daimler Trucks North America's (DTNA) Finish First training program to its new campus in Lisle,...

2014-07-28 08:21:05

- Most comprehensive inspection and reconditioning process LISLE, Ill., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar, Inc. today announced the launch of its Diamond Renewed((TM)) program, which puts International(®) used trucks through the industry's most comprehensive inspection and mechanical reconditioning process. Vehicles also come standard with the industry's leading warranty, up to two years, 200,000 miles, and Navistar's OnCommand((TM)) Connection uptime monitoring system....

2014-07-25 16:20:52

ARLINGTON, Va., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves issued the following statement on the resignation of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Anne Ferro: "In her time with FMCSA, Administrator Ferro was a passionate advocate for the agency. We wish her well in her new role at the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators and look forward to working with her on commercial driver licensing issues." American...

2014-07-25 12:20:38

Military Skills Test Waiver Program Now Includes all 50 States and D.C. WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced today that its waiver program that helps experienced veterans and active duty personnel transition into civilian jobs as commercial truck and bus drivers has been expanded to all 50 states and the District of Columbia. "Our nation's veterans deserve...

2014-07-23 23:26:45

Physicians from PhysicianOne Urgent Care, formerly known as Urgent Care of Connecticut, become certified medical examiners for the US Department of Transportation (DOT). Brookfield, CT (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 There's great news for Connecticut commercial drivers scrambling to meet new Department of Transportation regulations: all PhysicianOne Urgent Care physicians are now certified medical examiners for the US Department of Transportation (DOT). To ensure the safety of everyone on the...

2014-07-23 12:21:37

ARLINGTON, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations called on the Senate to adopt a shorter term patch for the Highway Trust Fund in order to pass a long-term, well-funded highway bill sooner, rather than later. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "As the Senate takes up legislation this week to address the looming shortfall in the Highway Trust Fund by passing a temporary funding 'patch' and a short-term extension of...

2014-07-22 12:21:59

ARLINGTON, Va., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 0.8% in June, following a revised 0.9% gain the previous month. In June, the index equaled 128.6 (2000=100) versus 129.6 in May. The index is off 1.9% from the all-time high in November 2013 (131.0). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Compared with June 2013, the SA index increased 2.3%, down from May's 3.3%...

2014-07-21 12:21:26

ARLINGTON, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations released the latest edition of its look ahead at the future of freight: ATA U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2025, which shows continued growth for not just the trucking industry, but for the freight economy overall. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140721/128927 According to Forecast, a collaboration between ATA and IHS Global Insight, overall freight tonnage will grow 23.5% from 2013...

2014-07-21 08:21:04

INDIANAPOLIS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) today announced new integrated stop-start technology in conjunction with Project ETHOS, an ultra-low carbon powertrain program created by Cummins Inc. to demonstrate the potential of alternative fuels for carbon dioxide (CO2) reductions in medium-duty commercial vehicles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120702/DE33547LOGO "As a company, we certainly pride ourselves on being a leader for...

2014-07-18 23:02:09

GTG Technology Group, LLC (GTG), leading transportation software provider, recently published their first white paper. The white paper introduces readers to facts about the E-Log Mandate, the benefits and impact of the bill passed by United States Congress, as well as the capabilities of the E-Log devices. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Truck drivers, company managers, and individuals traveling on the interstate will benefit from the E-Log Mandate. The E-Log mandate was developed by...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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