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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...

2014-08-08 12:21:15

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced it has added toll management provider Bestpass to its roster of Featured Products. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "In addition to being inefficient at raising infrastructure revenue, tolls also add inefficiencies to a carrier's backoffice processes," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "Streamlined toll management services like the one offered by Bestpass...

2014-08-07 16:21:07

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynden Transport earned the top score among Less-than-Truckload (LTL) carriers in the Western Region in Logistics Management magazine's 31st annual Quest for Quality Awards. Lynden swept the category, earning No. 1 rankings for on-time performance, customer service, equipment and operations and information technology. Its total weighted score of 53.01 was the highest among all carriers in the national LTL sectors of Western, Northeast,...

2014-08-07 16:20:57

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced it is seeking nominations for the eighth annual Mike Russell Trucking Industry Image Award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO The award, first handed out in 2006, honors trucking companies, state associations and industry suppliers who creatively generate positive awareness of the trucking industry. And for the third straight year, the Russell Award is sponsored...

2014-08-07 16:20:53

~ Award Recognizes Leaders in Service in Trucking and Highway Safety SAN DIEGO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) has honored Lytx Inc.'s Gary Johnson, director of risk and compliance management, with its prestigious Safety Professional of the Year Award. The award, presented at the group's annual conference in Alexandria, Minnesota, recognizes individuals who demonstrate outstanding service to the trucking industry and to highway safety....

2014-08-07 16:20:48

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) announced today that David Everitt has been appointed to its Board of Directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120702/DE33547LOGO David Everitt most recently served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Harsco Corporation from February 2014 to August 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Everitt had been with Deere & Company since 1975, when he joined Deere as an engineer following his...

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...

2014-08-06 23:06:02

Effective September 15, 2014, the data within the CzarLite® family of products will be updated to reflect the overall economic impact of rising freight transportation expenses, as well as recent changes to the U.S. Postal Service ZIP code system and the Canadian and Mexican postal code systems. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 SMC3 announced today that effective September 15, 2014, the data within its CzarLite® family of products has been updated to reflect the overall...

2014-07-31 12:21:47

ARLINGTON, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry's not-for-profit research organization, today released its newest study, Evaluating the Impact of Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement Disparities on Carrier Safety Performance. According to Steve Niswander, Vice President, Safety Policy & Regulatory Relations of Groendyke Transportation and ATRI Research Advisory Committee (RAC) Chairman, "This...

2014-07-30 12:21:19

ARLINGTON, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a leading transportation researcher characterized a report pre-pared for a railroad-funded organization on the safety of more productive trucks as fatally flawed. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "It has been demonstrated to a reasonable certainty the crash analysis suffered from numerous fatal errors. Trucks are misclassified," said Daniel Blower, an associate research scientist at the University of...


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