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2014-08-29 23:01:28

Women In Trucking Association Auctions Opening Pitch at Women In Transportation day at Cleveland Indians Progressive Field, September 27th. Plover, WI (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Imagine being on the pitcher’s mound at Progressive Field on Saturday, September 27th, Cleveland Indians fans cheering you on! That dream will become a reality thanks to Women In Trucking (WIT) as they host an auction for the Women In Trucking Foundation to fund scholarships for women entering the transportation...

2014-08-27 12:20:58

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations is urging the 29.7 million motorists that are expected to travel on the highways this Labor Day weekend to follow the safety tips from the America's Road Team Captains, a team of professional truck drivers with millions of accident-free miles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO As motorists prepare for their last summer getaway, these safe professional drivers are offering advice on...

2014-08-26 23:03:37

As spending and construction activity increases, industry revenue will rise. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Local Specialized Freight Trucking industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Local Specialized Freight Trucking industry has been slowly recovering over the past five years. Industry carriers use trucks to locally transport freight that requires specialized care and trailers. Examples...

2014-08-26 23:01:59

Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has organized its third Ride-Along this year. This time, Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Secretary Mark Gottlieb will be exploring opportunities for women in the transportation industry. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 This Friday, August 29, Secretary Gottlieb will share the cab with a highly qualified female driver, Lisa Buhrow. As a commercial OTR driver for Walmart, Buhrow hopes more women join her and consider the open road as a viable...

2014-08-26 08:22:05

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, American Trucking Associations-led coalition of transportation trade groups urged that the scores produced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance, Safety, Accountability fleet monitoring system be removed from the agency's website, citing recent government research that found the scores unreliable....

2014-08-21 16:20:28

DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor Trucking is bringing the viral "Ice Bucket Challenge" to strike out ALS at the Great American Trucking Show this week in Dallas and generate awareness of ALS. Challenging the 7 million professionals in the trucking industry to take the challenge, Baylor Trucking thought GATS would be a perfect venue to spread the word and get soaked along the way. "As with many families in America, ALS has become part of our everyday life at...

2014-08-20 12:21:02

LONDON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: India Diesel Genset Market Outlook 2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2080573/India-Diesel-Genset-Market-Outlook-2018.html Indian Diesel Generator market has been witnessing tremendous growth with rising power cuts and supply shortages across the country. Now a days, almost each and every organization needs consistent power supply, as data loss can be more expensive than the capital...

2014-08-19 12:21:43

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 1.3% in July, following a decrease of 0.8% the previous month. In July, the index equaled 130.2 (2000=100) versus 128.6 in June. The index is off just 0.6% from the all-time high in November 2013 (131.0). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Compared with July 2013, the SA index increased 3.6%, up from June's 2.3%...

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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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