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2014-04-17 16:21:30

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What would the trucking industry look like without 70 percent of the independent and small-fleet owner-operators moving freight today? What if 52 percent of company drivers and leased owner-operators at larger fleets also suddenly exited the business? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140417/76211 A special report on the potential impact of a proposed federal rule requiring electronic logging devices (ELD) to be used in most...

2014-04-14 12:21:09

ARLINGTON, Va., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced it is endorsing Vigillo's Athena big data business intelligence platform as part of its ATA Featured Product program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "ATA has had a long and fruitful relationship with Vigillo, including its CSA Scorecard in our Featured Product program," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves, "and as data and analytics become more and more...

2014-04-10 23:30:30

Julie Butcher, a personal injury attorney in Lexington, Kentucky, and member of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, commented today on the trucking industry’s continuing criticism of the DOT’s 2013 limits on trucker drive times. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Julie Butcher heads a law office in Lexington and has been advocating for those wrongfully injured in tractor-trailer accidents in Kentucky since 1994. Today she criticized members of the...

2014-04-10 08:22:53

Working with Wabash National, the less-than-truckload company will outfit 16,000 trailers with SmartWay® approved aerodynamic panels as part of its commitment to sustainability. ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced it is outfitting its line haul trailer fleet with DuraPlate(®) AeroSkirts(®) to increase overall fleet fuel efficiency and reduce carbon...

2014-04-10 08:21:43

INDIANAPOLIS, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN), the largest global provider of commercial duty fully-automatic transmissions and hybrid-propulsion systems, will hold its first quarter 2014 results conference call at 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, April 17. Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Lawrence E. Dewey, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David S. Graziosi will review the company's financial performance...

2014-04-10 08:20:55

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p7vjwz/manufacture_of) has announced the addition of the "Manufacture of Truck Trailers in North America: Industry Analysis" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p7vjwz/manufacture_of ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This signature report presents detailed segmented analysis of ten...

2014-04-08 12:20:28

ARLINGTON, Va., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today launched two separate online surveys targeting commercial driver input on critical operational issues - impacts from the new Hours-of-Service (HOS) rules and detention time impacts on safety and productivity. The first on HOS impacts is a continuation of the driver data collection first reported in the November 2013 ATRI release, Operational and Economic Impacts of the...

2014-04-07 12:22:57

ARLINGTON, Va., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations is urging motorists to slow down and pay attention while driving through work zone areas. With National Work Zone Awareness Week 2014 marking the 15th anniversary of this life-saving safety campaign, elite drivers with millions of accident-free miles are educating the public on how to stay safe. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO National Work Zone Awareness Week 2014 runs from...

2014-04-03 12:21:18

THOMASVILLE, N.C., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) announced today that it plans to release its 2014 first quarter financial results before opening of trading on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and outlook at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, April 24, 2014. An online, real-time webcast of Old Dominion's quarterly conference call will be available at www.odfl.com...

2014-04-03 12:21:10

ARLINGTON, Va., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations is pleased to welcome Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam) as the newest sponsor of ATA's show trucks: Interstate One and the Share the Road. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Both Interstate One and the Share the Road trucks are driven by an elite group of professional drivers with millions of miles of accident-free driving, and now as part of this sponsorship agreement...